Ann & Peter Haigh host On the Menu, an exciting weekly, one-hour program on the wide world of food, wine, travel & lifestyle.
A husband & wife duo, they interview chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers, authors, winemakers, food producers, cookware and kitchen gadget makers and other culinary luminaries. They also discuss food trends, new products, where to go, how to get there and special events worth noting.
Ann, aka the "Dining Diva," is a long-time food and travel writer, broadcaster, restaurant critic, former restaurant owner, accomplished cook and an experienced consumer--having lived, traveled and dined across the country and around the world. She served as Pittsburgh Magazine's restaurant editor for 14-years, and has written for other publications, as well as the Internet. Her publishing credentials include Business Week, USA Today, USAirways Magazine, Playboy, Memphis Magazine and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review. She is a Dateline correspondent for the James Beard Foundation Newsletter, frequently consults on cookbook development and served as food writer for the Duquesne Club cookbook.
Peter unabashedly boasts serious wanderlust and has been an avid traveler for more than four decades. Born and raised in England, he also lived in Australia for seven years before venturing to the USA. Holding a Masters degree in geography from the University of Cambridge, he is highly qualified to serve as On the Menu's travel planner and king of logistics. He is also a dedicated oenophile and veteran outdoor cooker, currently honing his indoor kitchen skills under Ann's expert tutelage. Incidentally, as an internationally recognized expert on telecommunications and computing, he uses the Internet as the major means for exploring new destinations, selecting and making reservations.
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