Liam Mayclem

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Emmy award-winning Liam Mayclem is the host & producer of KCBS’ Foodie Chap segments and former KPIX 5 TV’s Eye on The Bay, which airs weekends.

Born in London to Irish parents, Liam Mayclem is an Irishman with an English accent.

Since the launch of the show in 2005 Liam has travelled to Australia, Canada and many major cities across America.

He has cooked with the world’s top chef’s; Thomas Keller, Tyler Florence, Martin Yan, Cat Cora and many more.

Every bit the music fan, Liam’s favorite event each year is The Grammys, which he covers for CBS 5.

He has interviewed music royalty: BB King, Ringo Starr, Sting, Tony Bennett and many more.

Well known for his “Cheap Eats” series, Liam loves to find as he puts it, “good nosh for cheap.”

“This is pants down the best gig in TV. I get paid to have fun and turn viewers on to the unique people and places around the Bay and beyond,” says Liam.

Liam’s broadcasting career began at the age of 16, reading cricket scores at County Sound Radio, Guildford in Southern England.

His TV career kicked into gear in 1989 when he joined Channel TV on the island of Jersey, UK as a News Announcer and reporter. He left the island in 1994 and ventured west to get a piece of the “American dream”.

First stop was TechTV as a show host. Then Liam landed at KRON 4 as the morning liveshot reporter from 2001 to 2005.

In his spare time, Liam enjoys live concerts, theater and enjoys venturing outdoors and exploring the Bay Area.

Liam is also expanding his bandwith with his new tasty KCBS segment Foodie Chap celebrating the Bay Area’s Chefs & Winemakers.

Hear the weekly Foodie Chap webcast here:

cbsSF.com/foodiechap

Liam is a keen fundraiser and has a few favorite charities; AIDS Emergency Fund, Project Open Hand and The Northern California Cancer Center.

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Cecilia Chiang w/ Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Restaurateur Cecilia Chiang

Liam had the joy of chatting with Ms.Chiang at her San Francisco abode for our Foodie Chap interview…

08/31/2015

Liam & Chef Ron Pei (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Ron Pei of Chino SF

The KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem recently had the joy of tasting much of the new menu at Chino with Chef Ron at the helm…

08/24/2015

Liam Mayclem with Josh Harris and Scott Baird (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap Enjoys The ‘Good Life’ With Josh Harris & Scott Baird of The Bon Vivants

The two mad dogs and the Irish-Englishman shared tales over cocktails and discussed their latest project a revamped Cafe du Nord…

08/17/2015

Liam Mayclem & Chef Staffan Terje (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Staffan Terje of Perbacco Ristorante

Enjoy Liam’s Foodie Chap chat with a “chef’s chef” and a guy who likes a beer as much as he does Chef Staffan Terje…

08/10/2015

Chefs Carrie & Rubert Blease w/ Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Carrie & Rupert Blease of Lord Stanley of San Francisco

Located on Polk Street, Liam stopped by Lord Stanley for a Foodie Chap chat w/ Chefs Carrie & Rupert Blease…

07/20/2015

Diamond Celebration at the Disneyland Resort (credit: Paul Hiffmeyer/Disneyland Resort)

Eye On The Bay: Disneyland 60th Anniversary

…and other fascinating facts about Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth!

07/17/2015

Liam Mayclem & Chef Hiro Sone (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Hiro Sone of Urchin Bistrot

For their Foodie Chap chat, Liam & chef Sone met at URCHIN on Valencia where Chef cooked a classic and a favorite, Roasted Bone Marrow & Escargot in Garlic Burgundy Butter…

07/13/2015

Chef Chris Jones & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Chris Jones of Gaspar Brasserie

Enjoy Liam’s tasty talk and hope to see you with Chefs Chris & Hubert at the BASTILLE PARTY…

07/06/2015

Liam Mayclem & Chef Victor Pokorski (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Victor Pokorski of Arcadia San Jose

Listen in as Chef Victor & Liam meet at the Arcadia kitchen for their tasty Foodie Chap chat…

06/22/2015

Juanita More (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Juanita More

Just in time for Pride, Liam is joined by his very special guest chef Juanita More…

06/15/2015

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