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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Evan Funke. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Evan Funke, often where they are interviewed.

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7 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Evan Funke. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Evan Funke, often where they are interviewed.

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#1487 - Janet Zuccarini & Evan Funke

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Janet Zuccarini is the CEO & owner of Gusto 54 Restaurant Group. Evan Funke is a master pasta maker and the chef-owner of Felix Trattoria in Venice, CA.
Jun 06 2020 · 2hr 2mins
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Legendary Chef Evan Funke and How Shaping Pasta Shaped His Life

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Evan Funke is a legend. He is a man fixated on perfection. A two time James Beard nominated chef with arguably one of the best Italian restaurants in the U.S., Felix Trattoria.  With over two decades of culinary experience, including working for Wolfgang puck and a quick stint as a teacher, Evan took a job he despised working under a chef from Bologna, who refused to teach him about his Italian cooking. So, he quit, bought a plane ticket, and moved to the Italian City for three months, learning from the iconic Maestra Alessandra how to make pasta. And so began the obsession – the shapes, the culture, the history….it came his life’s work. We talk about what it was like to opening his dream restaurant, and how hard it was to close it after realizing his partner was a con-man and how to rise from the darkness and get back up again. I am beyond honored to have him on the podcast – this story is one of resilience, dedication and faith. Don’t forget to stay tuned to the end of the podcast to hear Davide and I answer your relationship questions.

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Apr 22 2020 · 1hr 13mins

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Episode 119: Why Pasta Owes Everything to Women: Evan Funke

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The exquisite variety of pasta today is because of the ingenuity of women in Italy who experimented with semolina and water every day, according to Evan Funke, renowned chef-owner of Felix and author of “American Sfoglino”. Listen in to hear how this master learned from a meastra in Bologna and found his life’s work rolling dough and preserving centuries of tradition.

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Nov 24 2019 · 35mins
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Episode 404: Evan Funke, American Sfoglino

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On today’s episode of THE FOOD SEEN, Evan Funke wants to be the best pasta maker in America, so it’s by no mistake that his cookbook is called: American Sfoglino. Funke found his way in Bologna, Italy, apprenticing at La Vecchia Scuola Bolognese, who’s doctrine he still abides by stateside. At Felix (Trattoria) in Los Angeles, Funke’s pasta making is a study of shape; not reshaping what pasta is, but rather, refining it. Whether it’s the smallest of bellybuttons for tortellos (tortellini, balanzoni, tortelli), or the delicate purse known as cestini, Funke teaches four master doughs that pave the way for all tutti la pasta fatta in casa.

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Oct 15 2019 · 46mins

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All Things Pasta By Hand with Evan Funke

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Oct 10 2019 · 21mins
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Making Pasta with Evan Funke, Felix Trattoria

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Evan Funke is a pasta-making master and the owner of Felix Trattoria. Evan has traveled all over Italy learning how to make pasta of all different styles and shapes, while taking extra care to prepare the pasta he makes adhering to local methods and traditions. In this episode, Jess tries her hand and pasta making. Full show notes available at http://ktla.com/cooking.
Dec 07 2018 · 18mins
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Evan Funke

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Hey hey, it's Food Republic Today! On today's episode, we get a lesson about the history of wild turkeys - and how to cook them! - from Steven Rinella (0:46), talk with Evan Funke, the celebrated chef of LA's Felix, about his maniacal devotion to carrying on the tradition of the 300+ types of handmade Italian pasta (3:40), and we wrap up with a short story about a mishap involving a Buffalo Chopper during his early days as a kitchen intern from Chicago chef Jason Vincent (16:42).

Nov 20 2017 · 18mins