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It's a Beats & Eats special for New Years! The best of the 80's.  Ty and Nick have had some of the biggest stars from the decade in the "virtual lounge" since the establishment opened for business in 2013.  The guest list for New Years includes actor Michael Pare, actor Gary Sandy, rock legend Eddie Money, MTV VJ Alan Hunter, and Entertainer Adrian Zmed.  So grab your 80's themed drink, a fuzzy navel or sex on the beach, and ring in 2014 with Ty and Nick!
Direct download: BE_Ep_030_-_Best_of_2013_80s_Stars.mp3
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Hell's Kitchen celebrity chefs, Barret Beyer and Anthony Rodriguez, discuss a variety of restaurant industry topics, trends for foodies, New Years resolutions and their Chef Challenge to win cash!

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With the news that broke late Friday night that Phil Robertson's suspension has been lifted by A&E, Ty Ray and Nick Gelso sounded off on the Duck Dynasty win over civil rights.

Ty and Nick realize that this is a very heated topic that's created quite a stir on social media. Whether you agree with Ty and I, OR not, we really want to hear from you.

Feel free to tweet your opinion on this episode:

Nick Gelso - @CLNS_Nick

Ty Ray - @Coug88

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Direct download: BE_Bite_-_Duck_Dynasty_Debacle_12-2.mp3
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The "virtual lounge" is truly all about Beats & Eats on this edition of the show.  Ty and Nick welcome legendary Foghat bass player and chef Craig MacGregor.  MacGregor talks about the joys of playing in front of fans and Foghat's brand new live dvd "Live In St. Pete."  Plus, Mac chats about the bands incredible 4 decade longevity that has included the rock classics "Slow Ride" and "Fool For The City."  Then to cap off the visit, MacGregor talks about his passion for cooking! Oh and it wouldn't be  "happy hour" with Ray and Gelso's list of the top 5 live bands of all-time! Sit back, relax, pour yourself a nice holiday drink, you're in for a treat.

Direct download: BE_Ep_029_-_Foghat__12-26-13.mp3
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The "virtual lounge" is a serious place on this edition of Beats & Eats.  
Ray and Gelso welcome longtime GOP strategist and author Roger Stone to the program.  Stone, a former aide to Richard Nixon, a veteran of many political campaigns, and a participant in the 2000 Florida Presidential recount, joins Ty and Nick to discuss his book The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ.  
The colorful Stone outlines Johnson's role in the assassination, while presenting evidence he believes supports his findings.  This fascinating conversation is a look into power and corruption at the highest level. This edition of Beats & Eats is not to be missed!  Stone, Ray, and Gelso also chat about the current state of the Republican Party as well as the Duck Dynasty controversy. It's tough to do, but Stone manages to leave Ray and Gelso speechless.

Direct download: BE_Ep_028_-_Roger_Stone_12-25-13.mp3
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Lydia Cornell premiers her pilot episode of On the Edge with Lyda Cornell. Lydia is an AFI Best Actress nominee, People's Choice Award winner, and international star of over 250 TV shows and films in 27 countries, best known as the star of ABC's hit series Too Close For Comfort as TV legend Ted Knight’s daughter, and one of the most popular sex symbols on TV.

Lydia Cornell welcomes Beats & Eats hosts Ty Ray and Nick Gelso to her show.  The trio discuss the recent controversial anti-gay comments by Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson during an interview with GQ magazine, and examine the lack of women's roles in Hollywood.    It's a serious discussion with the light touch only Lydia can provide.  Everyone's welcome!

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Direct download: EP_001_On_the_Edge_with_Lydia_Cornel.mp3
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Celebrity Chefs, Barret Beyer & Anthony Rodriguez are bringing Hell's Kitchen to YOUR Kitchen...

The former HK contestants are putting together an interactive contest for YOU to tell them what to cook and win a $50 Visa Gift Card!

All is explained in this mini-podcast-promo.

Click here for the link to listen to Thursday's LIVE broadcast of Triple F with the Chef. There, you will find the ingredient list and all the fun facts on how you can win CASH from the Celebrity Chefs!

Link to Live Show:

Direct download: 50_dollar_GC_from_TFC_12-24-13_EDITE.mp3
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The "virtual lounge" is once again invaded by the Hell's Kitchen Chefs.

Chef Barret Beyer and Anthony Rodriguez discuss a variety of food and pop-culture related topics. They also welcome co-founder/co-owner of Dirty Couture, the official clothing line of the Jersey Shore's Pauly D.

Later in the show, the boys welcome actor, voice-over talent, Josh Flitter. Interesting conversation about acting, his experiences with Robin Williams and he even gives his best PeeWee Herman impersonation.

Lastly, the HK chefs close out the show with there culinary rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas.

This is one show not to be missed.

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Direct download: TFC_Dirty_Couture_12-19-13.mp3
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The "virtual lounge' welcomes Beaumont Inn Chef Jeff Huntzinger back by popular demand.  Hosts Ty Ray and Nick Gelso chat with Jeff about the holiday menu, plus get Jeff's take on the restaurant biz during the Christmas season.  Ty and Nick wrap up the episode by examining the recent Sysco - Us Foods merger and what it means to the restaurant industry. How does Amazon fit into food distribution?

Great restaurant consultation from the "Restaurant Therapist," Nick Gelso and veteran radio/TV personality, Ty Ray.


Direct download: BE_Bite_-_Chef_Huntzinger_12-19-13.mp3
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The lounge is open...

After an overwhelming amount of downloads and support for our recent interview with the 80's, all female, metal band Vixen, we decided to open the lounge for a special podcast.

Tonight, Ty Ray and Nick Gelso look at their TOP FIVE favorite female rock & roll vocalists.

Following their top 5, the boys discuss the trending question of "Is Santa Claus black or white?" - silly, right? That's what we're all about... a happy hour for your mind.



Direct download: BE_Ep_027_-_Top_5_Female_Rockers_-.mp3
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