By Joseph Schupbach
MirepoixNov 14, 2021
Jasmine Henri Jordan Interview
Jasmine Henri Jordan is a performer, writer, teaching artist, and Gemini. She also creates performances with a collective called Hot Kitchen. Jasmine is a Neo-Futurist ensemble member and is a company member of PlayMakers Laboratory.
This episode was recorded this summer, a few things have changed: Joe is no longer in a job search. PlayMakers and the Neo-Futurists have resumed in-person performances of their long-running shows, respectively.
Mitchell Robert Interview
This week's conversation is with Mitchell Robert! Mitchell is the executive chef & owner of Mirepoix Gangster Kitchens. Learn more about Mirepoix Gangster Kitchens!
Some other things we talk about:
Someone Needs To Tell Martha Stewart Her Food Tweets Are Disgusting
Robert Dodd Interview
This week's conversation is with Robert Dodd! Robert is an operating room nurse, podcast creator, and home cook. Check out Robert's podcast, TipTea Podcast!
Eunice Woods Interview
This week's conversation is with Eunice Woods! Eunice is an actor, home cook, and fellow food enthusiast!
Jordan Wilson Interview
Stephen Signa-Aviles Interview
This week's conversation is with Stephen Signa-Aviles! Stephen is a visual artist, teacher, and food enthusiast. Stephen is showing work in September 2021 at North Park University's Carlson Tower Gallery, with a reception on September 28, 4:00 – 6:30 pm.
Colah B Tawkin Interview
This week's conversation is with Colah B Tawkin! Colah is a gardener, podcaster, and food enthusiast. Check out her podcast Black in the Garden.
Whitney Magoffin Interview
This week's conversation is with Whitney Magoffin! Whitney is a health care professional, home cook, and Canada native.
Cesar Torres Interview
This week's conversation is with Cesar Torres! Cesar is a writer, clothing designer, and bodybuilder. Find out more about Cesar's work at LED Queens.
Emily and Melissa Jones
This week's conversation is with Emily and Melissa Jones! Emily and Melissa are the hosts of the Mirepoix Taste Buds podcast. Mirepoix Taste Buds is a biweekly podcast about our pursuit of the three fundamental keys to happiness: health, wealth, and curiosity. Their journey explores how food and their daily lives intersect, satiating mind, body, and spirit. Mirepoix Taste Buds can be found anywhere you listen to podcasts. A special thank you to Kathleen O'Donoghue who introduced me to Mirepoix Taste Buds!
Maurice Demus Interview
This week's conversation is with Maurice Demus! Maurice is an actor, pizza enthusiast, and Chicago native.
Katelyn Johnson Interview
This week's conversation is with Katelyn Johnson! Katelyn is a Pennsylvania native, executive director of BlackRoots Alliance, and a self-proclaimed #gamergirl and #blerd.
Taylor Bailey Interview
This week's conversation is with Taylor Bailey! Taylor is a theatre maker, producer, Texas native, and creator at Play On Shakespeare.
Mariana Leite Interview
This week's conversation is with Mariana Leite! Mariana is an actor, educator, and co-creator of Brazilian Play and Learn.
Bradford Stevens Intereview
This week's conversation is with Bradford Stevens! Brad is an actor, filmmaker, and educator. Brad is co-host of Harold and Brad and the creative mind behind Land of Misery Films.
Tasa Gleason Interview
This week's conversation is with Tasa Gleason! Tasa is a costume designer of theatre and dance with a background in performance and choreography. Tasa is a Washington native living in the Bay Area.
Renuka Sharma Interview
This week's conversation is with Renuka Sharma! Renuka is an educator, a fellow food enthusiast, and the Community Engagement Manager at the Chicago Citywide Literacy Coalition.
Erin Peterson Interview
This week's conversation is with Erin Peterson! Erin is a paralegal, a happy-hour enthusiast, and a volunteer at Crisis Text Line.
Zeina Baltagi Interview
This week's conversation is with Zeina Baltagi! Zeina is an artist and educator, raised between California and Lebanon. Find out more at zeinabaltagi.com
Maggie Fullilove-Nugent Interview
This week's conversation is with Maggie Fullilove-Nugent! Maggie is a lighting designer, production manager, and a leader of the Chicago Green Theatre Alliance.
Emjoy Gavino Interview
This week's conversation is with Emjoy Gavino! Emjoy is an actor, casting director, producer, and grocery store enthusiast. FInd out more at emjoygavino.com
Elise Mayfield Interview
This week's conversation is with Elise Mayfield! Elise is a baker, chef, actor, MasterChef contestant, and host of Smart Cookie.
Seanna Wong Interview
This week's conversation is with Seanna Wong! Seanna is a writer on race and religion and the creator of @cookingwithseanna
Welcome to the season 2 premiere of Mirepoix. I have a very special episode for you today! I have brought together three of my favorite Disney Park experts and we are deep-diving into the food and beverages at some of our favorite Disney parks. My guests are:
Hair Stylist and Designer Kassi Bleifuess
@kbleifuss @kassibleifuss @didneybidness
Lettering Artist and Designer Jenny Mecher
@jennymecher @theletteringjenny @theletteringjennyportfolio
Dancer and Choreographer Amy Williams
@amylynnwill @basicallymontessori @glenwooddancestudio
***Today’s episode has a completely different menu of questions and focus. The classic Mirepoix Menu will return in the next episode.
Kathleen O'Donoghue Interview
This week's conversation is with my mom, Kathleen O'Donoghue! Kathy is a foster parent, hospice chaplain, and has been my mom for over 36 years. This is the final episode of season 1 of Mirepoix Podcast, and I will return in 2021 with a second season. In the meantime, check out my link tree for a myriad of ways to engage with Mirepoix until we feast again!
Ti Winters Interview
This week's conversation is with chef and travel agent, Ti Winters! Ti is a classically trained chef, a foreign language teacher, and the creator of Savage Travel.
Note: Our connection was choppy the day of our interview, so this interview has been edited for clarity.
Julia Olson Interview
This week's conversation is with advocate Julia Olson! Julia is a higher education professional, a child-free advocate, and creator of Not The Mama Media.
Ahash Francis Interview
This week's conversation is with Ahash Francis! Ahash is a writer, performer, and deviser from California.
Laura Krebs-Holm Interview
This week's conversation is with dietician Laura Krebs-Holm! Laura is a registered dietician, freelance writer, and one half of Mama Thrived.
Chantelly Johnson Interview
This week's conversation is with actor Chantelly Johnson! Chantelly is an actor, pediatric nurse, and artist in Chicago.
An Essay on Mirepoix
As you may know, among other things I am a writer. Here is an essay I wrote this month on the topic of mirepoix, food practice, and family. Tune into Mirepoix's Instagram at 11 am CDT on Sunday, October 18 for a live Q&A with yours truly.
Elizabeth Levy Interview
This week's conversation is with actor Elizabeth Levy! Levy is an actor, voiceover artist, and writer in Los Angeles. She can also tell you, shot-for-shot, the plot of Troop Beverly Hills.
Sterling Haukom Anderson Interview
This week's episode is a conversation with professional trainer Sterling Haukom Anderson. Hannah is a professional trainer, non-profit manager, and co-founder Women Unite.
Hannah Schupbach Interview
This week's episode is a conversation with therapist Hannah Schupbach. Hannah is a mental health advocate, a visual artist, creator of the Instagram Bad Therapist, and just so happens to be my sister. Follow @bad.therapist_ for more about Hannah.
Alex Meda Interview
This week's episode is a conversation with director Alex Meda. Alex is a stage director, a creator of digital media and film, and a facilitator for equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Tricia Clarke Interview
This week's episode is a conversation with makeup artist Tricia Clarke. Tricia is a public speaker, a makeup artist who specializes in weddings, and the host of Tea Time with Trish.
Imron Bhatti Intereview
I had the pleasure to sit down with advocate Imron Bhatti. Imron is an attorney working for mote equitable cities through better transportation, land use, and housing practice and is an agriculture and food justice advocate.
Simi Botic Interview
I had the pleasure to sit down with holistic health & lifestyle coach Simi Botic. Simi is a certified holistic health coach, Intuitive Eating counselor, and the author of Letting Go Of Leo: How I Broke Up With Perfection.
Ricardo Gamboa Interview
I had the pleasure to sit down with writer Ricardo Gamboa. Ricardo is an activist, an academic, a performer, and writes for SHOWTIME's The Chi.
Christina Anthony Interview
I had the pleasure to sit down with comedian Christina Anthony. Christina is a writer, a performer, and plays Denise on ABC's Mixed-ish.
Thanks for checking out Mirepoix Podcast, I’m your host Joe Schupbach. I’m a writer, theatre-maker, and food enthusiast and I’m taking you on a journey through food, family, and culture via the lens of food practice and tradition. I’ve interviewed chefs, artists, dieticians, activists, and more! This preview is just a taste of what we’ve talked about so far! On Mirepoix, we dive deep into favorite foods, childhood memories, and contemporary food practices, all while thinking critically about how America monetizes, commodifies, and colonizes food and the people that make it. We’ll laugh, we’ll cry, and we’ll get hungry! Thank you for exploring Mirepoix and thank you to our house band Siblings for the use of their song, Jars. I invite you to subscribe to financially support Mirepoix directly on Anchor and to follow me on Instagram where you can receive behind-the-scenes content about this podcast and my own food practice. Till we feast again!
Till we feast again!