As the Hungry Man and face of Everybody’s Hungry, my focus is always on our primary three goals: sharing my passion for food, educating about food and raising awareness for the hungry in our communities. Below are some of the outlets we’ve been able to leverage towards achieving those goals.
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Radio: Tom & Sandy 805 is a weekly AM radio show highlighting the best of food, beverage, music, entertainment and activities throughout the 805 area code. The Everybody’s Hungry / Hungry Man segment in the 7 o’clock hour features restaurants, food education and special guests giving their take on food, as well as fighting hunger in the county. Tune in on KVTA 1590AM (formerly 1520) and via the Livestream link on the Tom & Sandy 805 Facebook page.
*The Everybody’s Hungry segment is sponsored by MOGL, in partnership w/ Ventura County Credit Union and FOOD Share of Ventura County. MOGL’s dining rewards program gives you cash back for dining at your favorite participating restaurants and donates 1 meal locally for every $20 spent at those same restaurants. Sign up and make an impact in the fight against hunger by visiting vccu.mogl.com. Use referral code: FOODSHARE.
pints&pairings is a podcast/video-cast series that co-hosted with Curtis Taylor, aka HopHeadSaid. We explore each recognized BJCP category (the history, anecdotes, etc.), but we also describe flavor components and typical characteristics of each beer, along with some great food pairing suggestions for each style category. Learn more about HopHeadSaid here.
From the Butcher’s Block is a web show that puts you behind the counter with the butcher.
Join The Hungry Man, Jason Hendrick, and shop owner Michael Buckley, as they broadcast live from The Ventura Meat Company, w/ perspective on a wide range of topics like meat cutting, market demands, cooking techniques, sustainability and many more. There will be special guests and fun derailments. You can watch the live feed on the Butcher’s Block Show page. Follow EBH on Facebook for broadcast dates.
Happy Hour w/ Joby & Curtis is a weekly internet radio show that explores all things beer, wine, and spirits. Tune in on Thursdays from 7-8:30 pm Pacific at www.hopheadsaid.com/watch-live. Follow Happy Hour on Facebook for updates on broadcast dates. It’s a fun and educational journey but never too serious.
Tom & Sandy Unplugged was a brief weekly internet radio show on mybuzzradio.com that had spun off from the Saturday morning AM Tom & Sandy 805. The platform offered a more in-depth discussion with some of our favorite Saturday morning guests, covering food, beverage, music and entertainment.
Thanksgiving article about local food/beer bloggers and their favorite holiday recipes. Link
Ventura County craft beer article with a segment about the pints&pairings web show with HopHeadSaid. Link
Bio for Tom & Sandy 805. Link
Judge – BBQ Competition, California Beer Festival Ventura, Sept. ’12 & ’13
Judge – The Yummie’s Competition, Casa Pacifica Wine and Food Festival, June ’13
Judge – Best in Fest Brewery Competition, Casa Pacifica Wine, Food and Brew Festival, May ’14
Judge – Slider Competition, Hamburger and Hops Music Festival, May ’14
Emcee – The Yummie’s Competition, Casa Pacifica Wine, Food and Brew Festival, June ’14