WERO is a podcast about food, community, culture, and the people who make these things great.
WERO S2 EP5 - Identity and Place with Johnica Rivers14/06/2019 Duração: 01h01min
Today on the show we hear from writer and avid traveler Johnica Rivers* and her perspective on travel, identity, and sense of place. Johnica has written for such as Essence, Ebony, and Huff Post to name a few. Keep up with Johnica on Twitter or Instagram @johnica Shoutout to GDT studios for allowing us to record this podcast in their studio space. *Note: Since the recording of this podcast, Johnica has married, hence the name change from Johnica Reed as you will hear her introduced in the episode.
WERO S2 EP4 - Sonoran Style Tortillas with Caramelo06/06/2019 Duração: 51min
Today on the show we hear from Rubén Leal of Caramelo Tortillas about Sonoran style flour tortillas and food. If you haven’t tried Sonoran style tortillas, they will change your life. Not even exaggerating. We also talk about how his business got started, the Sonora-Kansas connection, and more. If you want to try some for yourself, you can order them on-line 24/7 at www.CarameloTortillas.com and check out all the mouth-watering photos on their Instagram @caram3lo
Creating a Wave with Guillermo Tapia22/05/2019 Duração: 01h17min
Today on the show we hear from Guillermo Tapia, artist and owner of GDT Art Studios in Fort Worth, TX. We talk about the art scene, the trials and pitfalls of entrepreneurship, and creating the wave you want to ride. You can follow Guillermo and find more information about GDT Studios’ events and art shows on Instagram @gdt.studios or visit their website GDT Studios
WERO S2 EP2 - La Alegría de Comer con Damián Labarrère15/05/2019 Duração: 01h11s
En el programa de hoy hablamos con chef y artesano Damián Labarrère desde la Ciudad de Mexico. Hablamos de la ciudad, de la cocina, del arte de crear cosas de calidad, y de la alegría de comer. Si quieren seguir las aventuras y el trabajo de Damián vayan a ver su Instagram @damian.labarrere y su marca de products prácticos de piel, denim, y canvas elaborados a mano @_labarrere_
Exploring the Unfamiliar with Jorge Gonzalez08/05/2019 Duração: 53min
Welcome to Season 2 of the WERO Podcast! I hope you all enjoyed season 1, and I’m really excited for this season. Kicking things off we hear from Jorge Gonzalez about entering into and exploring food cultures that you’re not born into. We also talk about travel, and how to be an explorer in your own community. Keep up with Jorge on Instagram @jorgeivxn
WERO S1 EP 9 - DEBBIE MONTENEGRO01/05/2019 Duração: 45min
This week on the show we hear from NASA Solar System Ambassador and hot chocolate lover Debbie Montenegro. We talk about science (in a way the rest of us can understand!), space travel, Guatemalan food, and how NASA research relates to all of us. You can contact Debbie via her Solar System Ambassador profile and keep up with her adventures on Instagram @renegade_chemist Update: Since we recorded, one of the studies Debbie was waiting for has been released. You can read the NASA Twin Study here.
WERO S1 EP 8 - JAIME FERNANDEZ24/04/2019 Duração: 37min
Today on the show we hear from Jaime Fernandez, mastermind behind pop-up concept turned brick and mortar Black Cat Pizza. We talk pizza, restaurant life in Spain, what it’s like living in a school bus, Luciérnaga, and more. Keep up with Black Cat Pizza on Instagram or Facebook and keep an eye out for the SOON TO BE ANNOUNCED grand opening date.
WERO S1 EP 7 - GERALD & ELENA FLORES17/04/2019 Duração: 52min
This week on the show we are talking to Gerald & Elena Flores about their brands Taco Gear and Sew Bonita, Texas culture, tacos, and the side hustle life. You can keep up with them on Instagram at @tacogear and @sewbonita and be sure to check out their podcast Sew Taco!
WERO S1 EP 6 - CÉSAR VALDIVIA09/04/2019 Duração: 29min
En el programa de hoy hablamos con César Valdivia, director en REM Cine y Jefe de carrera del área de Comunicación Audiovisual digital en IP Santo Tomás, Concepción Chile. Se puede ver su trabajo a través de su página web, y si quieres seguirlo en sus aventuras visita a su Instagram @negrovaldivia. Today on the show we are talking to cinematographer and creative director César Valdivia from Concepción, Chile. You’ll notice that this week’s episode is entirely in Spanish (sorry non-Spanish speakers!), each season there will be episodes in Spanish so get a bi-lingual friend to catch you up! You can see some of César’s work on his website, and keep up with his adventures on Instagram @negrovaldivia.
BONUS EPISODE - WK PLAYLIST VERANO 1909/04/2019 Duração: 26min
Hey guys, in addition to this week’s episode with César Valdivia (our first episode entirely en Spanish) we have a bonus music episode! You can hear some of what I’m listening to now and if you want to hear the full songs, I put together a Spotify playlist of the music you heard on this episode (all except for 2DLQTZ who didn’t have that particular EP on Spotify, but you can listen on their website). I had fun doing this bonus episode side-by-side with our first Spanish language episode, let me know what you guys think! From today’s show: Alvaro Díaz Tobe Nwigwe HWLS Rosalía Balún Los Wálters Young Tender Destiny Rogers 2DLQTZ
WERO S1 EP 5 - LOU LOVE03/04/2019 Duração: 32min
Today on our show we are talking with Lou Love, taproom manager for Fort Worth’s first cidery, Locust Cider. We talk about hard ciders, women of color in the craft beer and cider industry, Puerto Rican food and more. You can keep up with Lou on Instagram at @lourdeslove and Locust Cider at @locustcidertexas
WERO S1 EP4 - ERICK JAIMEZ27/03/2019 Duração: 42min
Today on the show we talk with producer and DJ Erick Jaimez about cumbia, chilaquiles, and the impact of music on culture. You can listen to Erick’s epic cumbia flips on Soundcloud, Spotify, or wherever else you listen to music.
WERO S1 EP3 - GABE ROSALES24/03/2019 Duração: 58min
Today on our show we hear from Gabe Rosales, a musician and activist from Laguna Beach, California. Gabe has toured the world with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Christina Milian, and Sheena Easton and appears on countless albums across genres. From Gabe’s website: "I have toured on a private plane over Europe. I have done drugs in a room by myself for days. I have cleaned toilets and been pepper sprayed in jail during the worse race riots in OC jail history. I have meditated in silence 16 hours a day for weeks in the mountains of California. I have been cornered on the streets of Los Angeles by thousands of riot police with the Occupy LA movement. I have marched with the American Indian Movement to the Jumping Bull house for the first official Leonard Peltier day in South Dakota. I have been lucky enough to see my writing published. I have had the honor of working with the BEST musicians on the planet. The meaning of life is to give life meaning, so use your time wisely. I am just getting started." &nb
WERO S1 EP2 - SCOUT WALKER13/03/2019 Duração: 36min
Today on our show we are talking to Scout Walker, a spacial designer and installation creator in Fort Worth, TX with a love for pan dulce. See more from Scout at her website, or follow her on Instagram @originallyscout.
WERO S1 EP 1 - DOMINIC OCHOA "TWOTHREE REED"05/03/2019 Duração: 33min
On today’s show we are talking with Texas rapper Dominic Ochoa “Twothree Reed”. Listen to Twothree Reed on iTunes, Spotify, or wherever you listen to music, or watch his music videos on YouTube.