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13. Dr JP McMahon: Michelin starred chef, playwright and more

Episode 13. Dr JP McMahon discusses his early life, his education, Marina Carr, Tom Murphy Brian Friel, the three Lady Gregory plays, Brendan Kennelly poet, Samuel Beckett, Dadaism, Hugo Ball, bringing art into the restaurant, choosing music to match the restaurant, using photography in the restaurant, Food On The Edge, staging a performance with food, Hugo Ball, his Cava and Aniar restaurants, the seriousness of Michelin starred restaurants, how Michelin stars are awarded, how Aniar is a process, Irish brown flour, the black Irish bee, farmers market vs supermarkets, the state of farming in Ireland today and the challenges it faces, a message to the policy makers when it comes to farming as well as other topics. WARNING: This podcast discusses some adult themes.

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