Tonight we take a break from our special reports to present a semi-“normal” episode featuring an interview (recorded in February) with Iliana Regan of Chicago’s Elizabeth restaurant and Michigan’s Milkweed Inn. The extraordinarily open Iliana discusses her breathtaking memoir Burn the Place, her childhood, sobriety, and being both a chef and writer.
We’re calling this one a hybrid show, because Andrew’s opening comments address the feelings of revisiting this pre-pandemic interview in the midst of the zeitgeist.
Our great thanks to S.Pellegrino for making these special reports possible.
Thank you to The Cookery Restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, New York, for hosting this episode; if in Westchester, NY, please support the restaurant’s staff directly, or by ordering take-away from the restaurant at this critical time.
Burn the Place (buy Iliana’s book!)