Mike Colameco's Real Food

Every show Mike Colameco gives viewers access to some of the best kitchens in the world and talks to real chefs, in real restaurants cooking real recipes. It's an insider's guide and behind the scenes look from a chef's perspective on how these restaurants are putting together their dishes. Along the way we'll meet the owners, chef's and their crews; we will hear their stories and eat some amazing food. Each show has a theme, it might be an ingredient, a neighborhood or a cuisine.

Sat, Jun 15 1:00 A.M. Rebelle / Cherche Midi     NH CREATE

The Bowery, a boulevard that was once better known for the flop-houses and the down and out is now gentrified beyond recognition.

Sun, Jun 16 1:00 A.M. Red Hook, Brooklyn     NH CREATE

Located in one of the most isolated and remote corners of the city, surrounded by water, to get there you either drive or take a bus and as we all remember it was mostly underwater after Hurricane Sandy and many of us thought it would never make a come back.

Mon, Jun 17 7:00 A.M. Red Hook, Brooklyn     NH CREATE

Located in one of the most isolated and remote corners of the city, surrounded by water, to get there you either drive or take a bus and as we all remember it was mostly underwater after Hurricane Sandy and many of us thought it would never make a come back.

Mon, Jun 17 1:00 P.M. Red Hook, Brooklyn     NH CREATE

Located in one of the most isolated and remote corners of the city, surrounded by water, to get there you either drive or take a bus and as we all remember it was mostly underwater after Hurricane Sandy and many of us thought it would never make a come back.

Tue, Jun 18 1:00 A.M. Red Hook, Brooklyn     NH CREATE

Located in one of the most isolated and remote corners of the city, surrounded by water, to get there you either drive or take a bus and as we all remember it was mostly underwater after Hurricane Sandy and many of us thought it would never make a come back.

Fri, Jun 21 7:00 A.M. Dinnertable / Ggs     NH CREATE

Two local East Village spots just a few blocks apart that speak to the quality vs.

Fri, Jun 21 1:00 P.M. Dinnertable / Ggs     NH CREATE

Two local East Village spots just a few blocks apart that speak to the quality vs.

Sat, Jun 22 1:00 A.M. Dinnertable / Ggs     NH CREATE

Two local East Village spots just a few blocks apart that speak to the quality vs.

Sun, Jun 23 1:00 A.M. Ivy Stark / Dos Caminos     NH CREATE

A veteran of NYC kitchens for well over two decades Chef Ivy Stark is really a talent working under the radar.

Mon, Jun 24 7:00 A.M. Ivy Stark / Dos Caminos     NH CREATE

A veteran of NYC kitchens for well over two decades Chef Ivy Stark is really a talent working under the radar.

Mon, Jun 24 1:00 P.M. Ivy Stark / Dos Caminos     NH CREATE

A veteran of NYC kitchens for well over two decades Chef Ivy Stark is really a talent working under the radar.

Tue, Jun 25 1:00 A.M. Ivy Stark / Dos Caminos     NH CREATE

A veteran of NYC kitchens for well over two decades Chef Ivy Stark is really a talent working under the radar.

Fri, Jun 28 7:00 A.M. Chinatown/ Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor     NH CREATE

Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest continuously operated Dim Sum restaurant in the country.

Fri, Jun 28 1:00 P.M. Chinatown/ Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor     NH CREATE

Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest continuously operated Dim Sum restaurant in the country.

Sat, Jun 29 1:00 A.M. Chinatown/ Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor     NH CREATE

Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest continuously operated Dim Sum restaurant in the country.

Sun, Jun 30 1:00 A.M. Bordeaux Part 1     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Mon, Jul 1 7:00 A.M. Bordeaux Part 1     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Mon, Jul 1 1:00 P.M. Bordeaux Part 1     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Tue, Jul 2 1:00 A.M. Bordeaux Part 1     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Fri, Jul 5 7:00 A.M. Bordeaux Part 2     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Fri, Jul 5 1:00 P.M. Bordeaux Part 2     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Sat, Jul 6 1:00 A.M. Bordeaux Part 2     NH CREATE

In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

Sun, Jul 7 1:00 A.M. Koreatown     NH CREATE

We'll spend the day with the co-authors of the excellent Koreatown cookbook Deuki Hong and Mott Rodbard first at Deuki's BBQ restaurant, Kang Ho Dong Baekeong, then we'll shop for ingredients at H Town on 32nd and head to back to his tiny apartment nearby to cook a few recipes from their book.

Mon, Jul 8 7:00 A.M. Koreatown     NH CREATE

We'll spend the day with the co-authors of the excellent Koreatown cookbook Deuki Hong and Mott Rodbard first at Deuki's BBQ restaurant, Kang Ho Dong Baekeong, then we'll shop for ingredients at H Town on 32nd and head to back to his tiny apartment nearby to cook a few recipes from their book.

Mon, Jul 8 1:00 P.M. Koreatown     NH CREATE

We'll spend the day with the co-authors of the excellent Koreatown cookbook Deuki Hong and Mott Rodbard first at Deuki's BBQ restaurant, Kang Ho Dong Baekeong, then we'll shop for ingredients at H Town on 32nd and head to back to his tiny apartment nearby to cook a few recipes from their book.

Tue, Jul 9 1:00 A.M. Koreatown     NH CREATE

We'll spend the day with the co-authors of the excellent Koreatown cookbook Deuki Hong and Mott Rodbard first at Deuki's BBQ restaurant, Kang Ho Dong Baekeong, then we'll shop for ingredients at H Town on 32nd and head to back to his tiny apartment nearby to cook a few recipes from their book.

Fri, Jul 12 7:00 A.M. Speedy Romeo     NH CREATE

College buddies Todd Feldman and chef Justin Bazdarich reunited decades later to open the original Speedy Romeo location in Clinton Hill Brooklyn followed by a 2nd location on Clinton Street on the Lower East Side.

Fri, Jul 12 1:00 P.M. Speedy Romeo     NH CREATE

College buddies Todd Feldman and chef Justin Bazdarich reunited decades later to open the original Speedy Romeo location in Clinton Hill Brooklyn followed by a 2nd location on Clinton Street on the Lower East Side.

Sat, Jul 13 1:00 A.M. Speedy Romeo     NH CREATE

College buddies Todd Feldman and chef Justin Bazdarich reunited decades later to open the original Speedy Romeo location in Clinton Hill Brooklyn followed by a 2nd location on Clinton Street on the Lower East Side.

Sun, Jul 14 1:00 A.M. Ny Wine Bars 2016     NH CREATE

For wine lovers New York just keeps better. In this episode we'll visit a few boutique wine stores featuring Natural, Bio wines, and a few restaurants with very wine centric lists including Freeks Mill in fast gentrifying neighborhood of Gowanus.

Mon, Jul 15 7:00 A.M. Ny Wine Bars 2016     NH CREATE

For wine lovers New York just keeps better. In this episode we'll visit a few boutique wine stores featuring Natural, Bio wines, and a few restaurants with very wine centric lists including Freeks Mill in fast gentrifying neighborhood of Gowanus.

Mon, Jul 15 1:00 P.M. Ny Wine Bars 2016     NH CREATE

For wine lovers New York just keeps better. In this episode we'll visit a few boutique wine stores featuring Natural, Bio wines, and a few restaurants with very wine centric lists including Freeks Mill in fast gentrifying neighborhood of Gowanus.

Tue, Jul 16 1:00 A.M. Ny Wine Bars 2016     NH CREATE

For wine lovers New York just keeps better. In this episode we'll visit a few boutique wine stores featuring Natural, Bio wines, and a few restaurants with very wine centric lists including Freeks Mill in fast gentrifying neighborhood of Gowanus.

Fri, Jul 19 7:00 A.M. Hundred Acres/Vic's (Under Construction)     NH CREATE

Years back while we were filming a segment on Missy Robbins and the two A Voce locations she ran I met two of her sous chefs Ayesha Nurdjaja and Hillary Sterling who now run their own kitchens at Hundred Acres and Vic's respectively both owned and operated by the husband wife team Vicki Freeman, and Marc Meyer.

Fri, Jul 19 1:00 P.M. Hundred Acres/Vic's (Under Construction)     NH CREATE

Years back while we were filming a segment on Missy Robbins and the two A Voce locations she ran I met two of her sous chefs Ayesha Nurdjaja and Hillary Sterling who now run their own kitchens at Hundred Acres and Vic's respectively both owned and operated by the husband wife team Vicki Freeman, and Marc Meyer.

Sat, Jul 20 1:00 A.M. Hundred Acres/Vic's (Under Construction)     NH CREATE

Years back while we were filming a segment on Missy Robbins and the two A Voce locations she ran I met two of her sous chefs Ayesha Nurdjaja and Hillary Sterling who now run their own kitchens at Hundred Acres and Vic's respectively both owned and operated by the husband wife team Vicki Freeman, and Marc Meyer.

Sun, Jul 21 1:00 A.M. M Wells     NH CREATE

Back in 2011 the husband and wife team Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis owner the wildly popular but short lived M Well Dinette In Long Island City.

Mon, Jul 22 7:00 A.M. M Wells     NH CREATE

Back in 2011 the husband and wife team Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis owner the wildly popular but short lived M Well Dinette In Long Island City.

Mon, Jul 22 1:00 P.M. M Wells     NH CREATE

Back in 2011 the husband and wife team Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis owner the wildly popular but short lived M Well Dinette In Long Island City.

Tue, Jul 23 1:00 A.M. M Wells     NH CREATE

Back in 2011 the husband and wife team Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis owner the wildly popular but short lived M Well Dinette In Long Island City.

Fri, Jul 26 7:00 A.M. Restaurant Gabriel Kreuther     NH CREATE

After cementing his reputation working as Chef de Cuisine at Jean George and then a long stint as the Chef at The Modern, Alsatian born Chef Gabriel Kreuther now runs his own eponymous place on 42nd st.

Fri, Jul 26 1:00 P.M. Restaurant Gabriel Kreuther     NH CREATE

After cementing his reputation working as Chef de Cuisine at Jean George and then a long stint as the Chef at The Modern, Alsatian born Chef Gabriel Kreuther now runs his own eponymous place on 42nd st.

Sat, Jul 27 1:00 A.M. Restaurant Gabriel Kreuther     NH CREATE

After cementing his reputation working as Chef de Cuisine at Jean George and then a long stint as the Chef at The Modern, Alsatian born Chef Gabriel Kreuther now runs his own eponymous place on 42nd st.

Mike Colameco's Real Food By Episode

  • Champagne #101 (#1501)

    What exactly is it? how is it made, what are the different styles? We'll fly to the ancient city of Reims in the center of the region and visit the vineyards to explore the grape varietals and house styles and of course hit a few great restaurants along the way.

  • East Williamsburg / Bushwick, Brooklyn (#1502)

    A decade ago this was the middle of nowhere, today it's the center of the universe for a generation of young foodies.

  • Rebelle / Cherche Midi (#1503)

    The Bowery, a boulevard that was once better known for the flop-houses and the down and out is now gentrified beyond recognition.

  • Red Hook, Brooklyn (#1504)

    Located in one of the most isolated and remote corners of the city, surrounded by water, to get there you either drive or take a bus and as we all remember it was mostly underwater after Hurricane Sandy and many of us thought it would never make a come back.

  • Dinnertable / Ggs (#1505)

    Two local East Village spots just a few blocks apart that speak to the quality vs.

  • Ivy Stark / Dos Caminos (#1506)

    A veteran of NYC kitchens for well over two decades Chef Ivy Stark is really a talent working under the radar.

  • Chinatown/ Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor (#1507)

    Wilson Tang Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest continuously operated Dim Sum restaurant in the country.

  • Bordeaux Part 1 (#1508)

    In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

  • Bordeaux Part 2 (#1509)

    In one of the most revered wine growing regions of the world the big name, ultra luxe first growths may dominate the high end market, but we thought we'd visit the other 97% of Bordeaux, the small family farmer growers during the historic near perfect 2015 harvest in September of that year.

  • Koreatown (#1510)

    We'll spend the day with the co-authors of the excellent Koreatown cookbook Deuki Hong and Mott Rodbard first at Deuki's BBQ restaurant, Kang Ho Dong Baekeong, then we'll shop for ingredients at H Town on 32nd and head to back to his tiny apartment nearby to cook a few recipes from their book.

  • Speedy Romeo (#1511)

    College buddies Todd Feldman and chef Justin Bazdarich reunited decades later to open the original Speedy Romeo location in Clinton Hill Brooklyn followed by a 2nd location on Clinton Street on the Lower East Side.

  • Ny Wine Bars 2016 (#1512)

    For wine lovers New York just keeps better. In this episode we'll visit a few boutique wine stores featuring Natural, Bio wines, and a few restaurants with very wine centric lists including Freeks Mill in fast gentrifying neighborhood of Gowanus.

  • Hundred Acres/Vic's (Under Construction) (#1513)

    Years back while we were filming a segment on Missy Robbins and the two A Voce locations she ran I met two of her sous chefs Ayesha Nurdjaja and Hillary Sterling who now run their own kitchens at Hundred Acres and Vic's respectively both owned and operated by the husband wife team Vicki Freeman, and Marc Meyer.

  • M Wells (#1514)

    Back in 2011 the husband and wife team Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis owner the wildly popular but short lived M Well Dinette In Long Island City.

  • Restaurant Gabriel Kreuther (#1515)

    After cementing his reputation working as Chef de Cuisine at Jean George and then a long stint as the Chef at The Modern, Alsatian born Chef Gabriel Kreuther now runs his own eponymous place on 42nd st.

  • Lilia / Delaware & Hudson (#1516)

    Missy Robbins after years running both A Voce locations in Manhattan finally has her own spot in Williamsburg Brooklyn, Lilia one of the best restaurant to open in 2016.

  • Rouge Tomate / The Gander (#1517)

    Separated by just a city block two spots on West 18th Street are todays feature.

  • Maison Kayser / Verre De Terre (#1518)

    Eric Kayser a fourth generation French Baker opened his first shop in Paris in 1996.



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