Food for Thought

Fridays, 12:10 pm

Join Siouxland Public Media’s Adrian Kolbo for “Food 4 Thought” Friday afternoons at 12:10 preceding “Friday Film Scores” on KWIT-KOJI.

A variety of local topics are discussed ranging from recipes, organically grown foods, food fundraisers and restaurants to food safety and preparing healthy meals. 

Guests from the community are regularly featured on the show with Adrian.

Food for Thought - 9-28 Ryan Martinez

Sep 28, 2018

Latte Art, coffee art, all kinds of coffee-themed activities and demonstrations if you're one of those people who won't do anything until that first cup of Joe, be sure to listen to this edition of Food For Thought. Adrian welcomes Ryan Martinez from VolunteerSiouxland. Martinez will be talking about the upcoming Siouxland Coffee Festival, November 3rd at the convention center.

Food For Thought - 9-21 Katie Roberts

Sep 21, 2018

Siouxland Habitat for Humanity's Katie Roberts gives us all of the Baconfest information she has this time on Food For Thought. The 5th Annual Baconfest is set to go next Saturday the 29th at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Battery Park.  She also talks about Habitat for Humanity and something called "sweat equity".

 Have an idea for for Food For Thought? Email us at Foodforthought@kwit.org

Food For Thought - 9-07 Christine McAvoy

Sep 7, 2018

It's a coffee talk this time on Food For Thought, but probably like none you've heard before. Adrian talks with Christine McAvoy about Saturday's Ethiopian/Eritrean coffee ceremony. There's strong coffee, food, fellowship and conversation. Find out more this episode of Food For Thought.

Food For Thought - 8-31 Dawn Snyder DPNC

Aug 31, 2018

The Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center's Education Program Director, Dawn Snyder joins Adrian on this edition of FD4T. Dawn doesn't bring any box turtles, corn snakes or American kestrals. She's just here to talk about  brats, Loess Hills Meatballs and dozens of craft beers. We're listening, Dawn, you've got our attention!

Food For Thought - 8-24 Claudia Hessa, Sugar Shack

Aug 24, 2018

Adrian welcomes Claudia Hessa from the Sugar Shack Bakery to FD4T this time. Claudia is prepping for a couple of upcoming baking competitions, Baconfest and the March of Dimes Signature Chef event. She also discusses trends in wedding cakes and a lot more.

Food For Thought - 8-17 Chef Mike Gasaway

Aug 17, 2018

We're talking Demonstration Kitchens, Production Kitchens, Theory Kitchens and how not every student that gets a job in the culinary field is working in a restaurant, today on Food For Thought. Chef Mike Gasaway from the WITCC Culinary Arts Program stops by to talk about the program which is going into it's 5th year at the college.

Food For Thought - 8-10 Amy Niewohner

Aug 10, 2018

Grab your Stetson and your Tony Lamas, the 42nd Annual Boys & Girls Club of Siouxland Western Steak Dinner is coming up. Adrian welcomes Amy Niewohner from the Boys and Girls Clubs and they talk about Steak, Chicken, Pie, and giving kids a place to go and things to do.

If you have an idea for Food For Thought we'd love to hear from you! Drop us an email at kwitnews@witcc.edu

Food For Thought - 8-03 JD Welander

Aug 3, 2018

We usually focus on the EATING food on FD4T but that's only half the story. Dr. JD Welander from Midlands Clinic joins Adrian today. Dr. Welander talks about digestion and digestive issues, fiber, colons, bowels, irritable and otherwise all that and a lot more on this edition of Food For Thought.

Food For Thought - 7-27 Matt Hubert, Brioux City

Jul 27, 2018

Brioux City is a fairly new brewery in Sioux City, located adjacent to a fairly old bar.  Marty's Tap now offers four of Brioux City's offerings at any given time. Current selections include a Jalepeno Pineapple IPA, the Peanut Buddha Stout, the D.A.D. Cream Ale and a Lemon Haze. Also the 1st Annual Sioux City BriouxFest is on the horizen with lots of great local music on...err....on tap.

Jennifer Hart, and her trusty interns Niccole Wolken and Jessica Higgins come to the studio to talk about the Food Bank of Siouxland's upcoming Leader of the Pack: Hunger Games Run-Walk-Bike event.

School's out for summer and if you're a child that relies on the school lunch program for a significant portion of your daily food intake, that's a problem. The Food Bus is here to help.

We talk about Barbeque or BBQ on today's edition of Food For Thought. Adrian sits down with Sarah Morgan from Camp High Hopes to talk about Ribfest coming to The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's Battery Park on June 23rd.

Food For Thought - 7-13 (Repeat) Laurie Taylor

May 7, 2018

We revisit a show from early May with Master Gardener, Laurie Taylor joining Adrian. They talk about growing your own food and getting into the garden after a long winter.

Food For Thought - Becky Kempers SCFM 4-20-18

Apr 20, 2018

We're thinking spring and Adrian is out of town so we revisit a broadcast with Becky Kempers on this edition of Food For Thought.  Kempers provides us with an overview of what the market is, where its been and what www.farmersmarketsiouxcity.com hopes to achieve this summer.

Food For Thought - 4-13 Grecian Dinner

Apr 13, 2018

Food For Thought - 4-06-18 Jennifer Hart

Apr 6, 2018

Adrian welcomes Jennifer Hart, Development Director of the Food Bank of Siouxland,

 Adrian talks food insecurity today with Jennifer Hart of the Food Bank of Siouxland. She reveals that the Food Bank distributed 2.3 million lbs of good food to people in need in last year and how a dollar can buy 13 lbs of food.

Food For Thought - 3-23 Brad Lepper, Stone Bru

Mar 23, 2018

Brad Lepper of Stone Bru is the guest. We had planned to have Brad come out in November to talk about the new store at the Dunes, then Food for Thought got a new host (Adrian) and then that new host started working for Stone Bru. Steve Smith steps into the guest host chair for this week. Along the way we find that Stone Bru is opening a new Singing Hills Location! We also get deep into coffee talk, and espresso talk, and latte art we get a lot covered.

Today we revisit a show originally aired in March with La Guadalupana's Kristian Ramirez. We're talking marinated meats, tacos, burritos and other taqueria stuff this time on FD4T. The Jalisco-style restaurant and grocery has expanded recently and Adrian and Kristian discuss that as well as the challenges and rewards of running a family-owned business.

Adrian talks donuts and roasted nuts and other delicious things with Aaron Sailor from Sprinkles Donut and Coffee Shop

We're talking about the deep fried decadence of the donut today with Aaron Sailor of Sprinkles Donut and Coffee Shop a new downtown business located next to The Sugar Shack Bakery. Sailor talks about all the donut toppings including the best-selling maple and bacon. Also he talks roasted nuts and how he and his family travel to renaissance festivals with his side business, EATA Buncha Nuts.

Adrian talks with Tyler Reiter, event coordinator with Steins and Vines which will be at the Sioux City Convention Center February 17th. The event features wines and beers in sample sizes so you don't have to commit to an entire bottle of wine or 6 pack of beer. Brad Lepper of Stone Bru will be providing coffee and he talks about his role and an exhibitor.

Food For Thought - 1-19 Linda Scheid

Jan 19, 2018
Steve Smith

Linda Scheid from the Food Bank of Siouxland stops by to talk about their Empty Bowls event where you can have a nice bowl of soup and leave with your own hand-painted bowl. Also hunger in the Siouxland region and how to combat it.

Food For Thought - 7/06 Joe Sepulveda, 1008 Key Club

Jan 12, 2018

Adrian sits down on a live edition of Food For Thought with Chef Joe Sepulveda, the Cordon Bleu trained chef who oversees the kitchen at 1008 Key Club (former 21st Amendment) on Historic 4th Street. They talk about what has changed and stayed the same on the menu as well as re-branding and food philosophy for being a chef in the Midwest.

Food For Thought - 1-05 Gnarly Pepper - Sara Gotch

Jan 5, 2018

Sara Gotch's idea to blend spices with plain Greek yogurt to make a healthy but tasty alternative to traditional dips and condiments won her the Innovation Market award last year. Now she's spreading her Gnarly Pepper brand from coast to coast and Adrian Kolbo asks her how that's going.

Food For Thought - 12-29 Austin Foster

Dec 29, 2017

Diving Elk mix maestro Austin Foster is on Food For Thought this time. Austin has some recommendations for New Year's Eve cocktails, including a gin based, champagne drink called the French 75.

Food For Thought - 3-09 Kelly Quinn

Dec 8, 2017

Fresh Cold Press, creates fresh juices, including sugar cane juice and coconut juice, on site at their Southern Hills Mall location and in season, at the Sioux City Farmer's Market. Aaron Haase provides Adrian with the juicy details....(Editor's Note: I'm so sorry about that, I couldn't help it.)

Melis Spencer from M's on 4th is the guest and she gives Gretchen a preview of this year's best fall wines.

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