Dude From LA- Ep.62 Ulises Torrentera

Dude From LA- Ep.62 Ulises Torrentera

Ulises Torrentera is an author on the subject of Mezcal and now a producer of it well creating his US imported brand, Farolito, out now in States. I was able to talk to him for a bit at Madre in Torrence and talk about his brand, his recent West Coast tour and sustainability in the Agave industry. Listen and enjoy !

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Dude From LA- Ep.61 Aguila Real Tequila Miguel De Los Rios

Dude From LA- Ep.61 Aguila Real Tequila Miguel De Los Rios

Miguel De Los Rios is the owner of Aquila Real Tequila produced in the Highlands of Jalisco out of highly respected NOM 1414. He is from Boyle Heights and has lived a life that has instilled a passion that is as wonderful as his distilled spirit. As great as his product is, the love behind it is just as great which is why I know everyone will enjoy this one. Listen and get ready to be inspired, follow your dreams and drink his tequila!

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Dude From LA- Ep.60 Tirsa's Mexican Cafe

Dude From LA- Ep.60 Tirsa's Mexican Cafe

Tirsa and Steve are the owners of Tirsa’s Mexican Cafe located at 701 W Cesar Estrada Chavez Ave Space 108, Los Angeles, CA 90012. They both attended Le Cordon Bleu and have been dishing out Mexican comfort food out of this location for two years. I sat down to talk with them a very early morning and talked about their culinary journey, how they met and how they continue to keep their passion pursuit of a restaurant alive and well with DTLA in background. The restaurant is as colorful as they are and I know you will enjoy the lively conversation we had. Make sure to stop by and let them know Dude From LA sent you for … a bigger smile.

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Dude From LA- Ep.59 Stephanie Gomez

Dude From LA- Ep.59 Stephanie Gomez

Stephanie Gomez is a Le Cordon Bleu trained Chef and is currently working at Standing’s Butchery on Melrose and La Brea. Her passion for food drives her to pursuit the culinary arts no matter the angle. She’s worked in fancy restaurants, to country clubs to more recently managing food tents at the Coachella and Stage Coach festivals. In true fashion to follow passion she’s currently works as a butcher at Standing’s Butchery on Melrose and La Brea. Great conversation and phenomenal drive which I know everyone will appreciate when they listen to this podcast. Follow her on instagram at @chefchingona 

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Dude From LA- Ep.58 Julio Trejo of Cerveceria Mundial

Dude From LA- Ep.58 Julio Trejo of Cerveceria Mundial

Julio Trejo and business partner (and wife) Janie Fainsan officially launch a “virtual” beer brand called “Cerveceria Mundial” (“Global Brewery” in English). The company was founded in East Los Angeles, CA in 2018. Its mission is to produce incredible California-made beer, with an Angeleno perspective spiked with a little “east of the LA River” multicultural/multilingual flavor. The brand will showcase local music, art, food and life that represent the Angeleno experience. It will focus on Mexican AND American culture in English, Spanish and ‘Spanglish.

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Dude From LA- Ep.56 LA Beer Maiden

Dude From LA- Ep.56 LA Beer Maiden

LA Beer Maiden is a craft beer Blogger and enthusiast of the world of fine beers. I wanted to get her on the podcast and talk bout her views on craft beer plus that its like being a girl in taproom full of bearded men sipping on suds.

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Dude From LA-Ep.55 Chola Orange

Dude From LA-Ep.55 Chola Orange

Chola Orange, is band out of La Puente made up of Noah, Art, Kris, and Greg and they are producing some of the most unique blend of genres type music. The best description for their sound is as written in an OC Weekly article as “psychedelic, space-funk, video game, horror movie soundtrack that you remember dreaming about in the future”. They were a fun podcast and our conversation went like how their music sounds, a long stream of topics strung together into something super fun and totally Chola Orange. Follow them on instagram, buy their music on BandCamp and enjoy !

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Dude From LA- Ep.53 Feathered Searpent Brewery

Dude From LA- Ep.53 Feathered Searpent Brewery

Aurelio and Tania are the duo behind the the upcoming brewery in San Dimas CA called Feathered Serpent. I was lucky enough to talk with them about the process of taking an idea of running and owning a brewery to actually having one built. They were great people and I can’t wait to try their approachable beers that will be a refreshing addition to the San Dimas area. Cheers

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Dude From LA- Ep.52 Pablo Gonzalez

Dude From LA- Ep.52 Pablo Gonzalez

Pablo Gonzales is a real estate agent in the city of Los Angeles and belongs to the realty super star group, Realty Republic. I wanted to have him on the podcast to explain the process of buying a home to people like myself that have zero idea about what its like. In a time and a place like Souther California where property is a giant issue, with rent hikes and home prices rising, its crucial to know how you can own a part of this pie. Pablo is a great person, and I’ve personally seen him treat any and all people super well. If you are looking for a home contact him at Realty Republic, you will not be disappointed in his personality and honesty. If you are not looking yet use this episode as a resource to learn about what the process of home ownership is like.

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Dude From LA- Ep.51 The Midnight Weirdos

Dude From LA- Ep.51 The Midnight Weirdos

The Midnight Weirdos are a local LA band made up of great talents. I learned about them through my younger sister who goes to High School with them and I knew their sound was legit from the first beat. Listen to me talk about what brought them together, their music training and what High School is like today. Make sure to follow them on instagram TheMidnightWeirdos. Enjoy


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