Streams

60-Second Stir Fry: Caleb Leech and Ariel Nadelberg

Friday, July 27, 2012

WNYC

This Stir Fry is less "fry" and more "stir."  Brooklyn Botanic Garden herb curator Caleb Leech and BBG Terrace Café chef Ariel Nadelberg were allowed a do-over of my lightning round of questions, after both were scorched by the heat of the hot seat.

Nadelberg initially drew a blank when asked about her favorite comfort food. A second stab at the question didn't help. "Definitely NOT peanut butter and jelly," she said.

Leech, feeling ornery, claimed the beloved childhood staple as his source of solace. 

Neither of them could answer my favorite Stir Fry question about the food they're embarrassed to admit eating, so I left it out on the second taping. Nadelberg told me later she doesn't eat anything "bad," and Leech, apparently, eats everything without shame or guilt. A rare creature, indeed. I suggest he be studied by a team of cultural anthropologists.

Tags:

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Sponsored

Feeds

Supported by