Season: Season 2

SZN2 EP5: Nia Grace

. Fresh off of her feature in Boston Magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential Bostonians,” Nia Grace joins Drew and Jesse in The Graffito Podcast studio to discuss her upcoming venture, The Underground Café + Lounge, what it’s like purchasing a legendary Boston restaurant, and how she’s fighting to make a difference for the few black owned bars and restaurants in our city.

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SZN2 EP4: Jody Adams

Chef, Restaurateur, and (two-time) James Beard Award winner, Jody Adams, joins us this week to talk about her advocacy work with Massachusetts Restaurant United (MRU), working in what has historically been a male dominated industry, the importance of mentors, and her various life mantras.

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SZN2 EP3: Christine Marcus

In this episode, we discuss with Christine Marcus, Co-Founder and CEO of Alchemista, how the office lunch culture has changed, and where it’s heading. We also learn how a discovery she made before the pandemic started saved her business and perhaps set her up for a more prosperous and exciting future.

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SZN2 EP2: Liza Shirazi

Drew and Jesse are joined by Liza Shirazi, owner of Revival Café + Kitchen, which has locations in Back Bay, Davis Square and Alewife. Together, they discuss a variety of topics including the overwhelming demand for restaurant workers, the newly offered Employee Retention Tax Credit and her partnership with Chef Nookie.

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SZN2 EP1: Rachel Miller Munzer

Rachel Miller Munzer (Mamaleh’s, State Park, Vincent’s Corner Grocery) joins Drew and Jesse to discuss the Big Dipper Hospitality Group’s partnership and how they turned to a new online platform to fundraise for their latest venture in Brookline.

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