Valerie Safran is a chef, co-owner of Philadelphia’s 13th Street Open House, and owner of the Safran Turney Hospitality group.
It’s Radio Cherry Bombe on the road! Join us for our live Food “For Thought” tour stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Triple Bottom Brewing. First up, we hear from tea expert Alexis Siemons on the pre-Internet joy of “pre-eating,” and restaurateur Jill Weber of Sojourn Restaurant Group talks about her culinary and cultural experiences as an archaeologist. In the second half of the show, we hear from restaurateur Ellen Yin, Philadelphia’s dynamic duo restaurateur Valerie Safran and Chef Marcie Turney, Chef Justine MacNeil of Fiore Fine Foods, Triple Bottom Brewing co-owner Tess Hart, and Radio Cherry Bombe Host Kerry Diamond.Thank you to Kerrygold for supporting our tour. Be sure to try their beautiful cheese and butter! 
This week’s episode of Radio Cherry Bombe takes us to Philadelphia and dorm rooms across the country as host Julia Turshen is joined by Marcie Turney, Valerie Safran and Priya Krishna! Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran are the pioneering entrepreneurs whose six restaurants and boutiques on 13th Street in Philadelphia have helped transform the once-desolate neighborhood into trendy Midtown Village. Priya Krishna is a food writer and author of Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks: Create Extraordinary Dishes from the Ordinary Ingredients in Your College Meal Plan . Tune in to hear how Marcie and Valerie maintain their culinary empire and find out how Priya went from writing a column on dorm food to becoming a celebrated food writer! This program was brought to you by Edwards VA Ham “What I do is I go out and get inspired and bring that to Philadelphia and the customers there.” [11:00] –Marcie Turney on Radio Cherry Bombe I’m always trying to be a step ahead and be there for people if they have questions.” [14:00] –Valerie Safran on Radio Cherry Bombe “I always wanted to write about food but wanted to write about it in a way that would be really accessible for students.” [26:00] –Priya Krishna on Radio Cherry Bombe
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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1 hour, 24 minutes