Liam Mayclem

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Emmy Award winning radio & TV personality Liam Mayclem is best known as the host of EYE ON THE BAY on KPIX 5 and  as “The Foodie Chap” celebrating our home grown culinary stars (daily on KCBS). He will soon be seen on the TRAVEL CHANNEL show – “WORLD ACCESS” (FALL 2015).

Every year Liam as Foodie Chap hosts the main stage at EAT DRINK SF – a gathering for our food fans.  Liam also hosts the culinary stage at BOTTLE ROCK NAPA VALLEY. This year he made sushi with CHEF MORIMOTO & SNOOP DOG, tasted fried chicken made by FLAVA FLAV and enjoyed nitrus cocktails concocted by CHEF DOMINIQUE CRENN.

Says Liam: “Ths is one of the highlights of my year, pairing rock stars with rock star chefs, It’s an explosive, unpredictable guaranteed recipe for foodie fun.” The crowd of thousands would agree.

The Foodie Chap can also be seen hosting PLATED:a LIVE chef demo series (May – September) and various cellar events at MACY’s Union Square with culinary stars.

Liam hosts an annual FOODIE CRUISE with CRYSTAL CRUISES taking his foodie followers to places all over:

Asia, Europe, Meditaerranean and beyond.

Known for his “English pipes” Liam endorses and is the voice of;  INFINITI – Bay Area, The Bay Club and JUMPSTARTmd to name just a few.

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

He is also a keen fundraiser and has a few favorite charities and organizations:

Family House, Food runners, Project Open Hand, SF & Marin Food Bank. The Northern California Cancer Center, Raphael House and SF CASA.

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Liam with Petra & Saskia Bergstein (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Petra & Saskia Bergstein of The Caviar Company

Petra and Saskia took Liam on a Caviar trip around the world during our interview and tasting at “Piperade” on Battery Street + Enjoy their recipe for Baby Potatoes w/ Caviar & Crème Fraiche…


Liam Mayclem & Jeremiah Tower (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Jeremiah Tower

Jeremiah Tower is as his name suggests, a guy who “towers” over most others in the culinary world. This guy has been there and done it and paved the way for many…


Chef Marcus Samuelsson & Liam (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Talks Up ‘Red Rooster Harlem’ Book With The Foodie Chap

Author and chef, Samuelsson shared tales from his brilliant “Red Rooster Harlem” book and beamed about being a father, plus shares his recipe for Squash Salad with Crunchy Quinoa and Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette…


Chef Daniel Tellez, Chef Joanne Weir and Liam Mayclem at Copita Tequileria y Comida (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Daniel Tellez of Copita Tequileria y Comida

Enjoy a Charred Chile Ceviche dish, prepared by Chef Tellez as part of a Día de Muertos menu…


Violet Grgich & Liam (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Violet Grgich of Grgich Hill Estate In Napa

Vitner Violet Grgich shares her story and her father’s amazing journey in wine with Foodie Chap Liam Mayclem, taped recently at Grgich Hill Estate in Napa…


Liam Mayclem & Chef Adam Hubbell (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Adam Hubbell of The LunchPad In San Francisco

Liam met with Chef Adam recently for their Foodie Chap chat. He served up his “seriously good, not to be missed, eat before you die” – Huevos Rancheros…


Liam Mayclem & Amber Blalock (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap Visits Amber Blalock of Craftsman & Wolves

Liam met with Amber recently at the Craftsman & Wolves Den in the Bayview in San Francisco. They talked about Amber’s sweet journey and the opportunity at CAW and shared her recipe for Matcha Snickerdoodle…


(credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap Toasts Drunken History With Author Steven Grasse & Reverend Michael Alan

Two guys and a reverend meet in a bar – sounds like the start of gag but instead it’s how things went down when Liam met with the two guys behind “Colonial Spirits: A Toast To Our Drunken History”


Chef John Griffiths & Liam Mayclem (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap Visits Chef John Griffiths At Bluestem Brasserie

Liam met with Chef Griffiths at Bluestem for their Foodie Chap chat, where really good food and conviviality go hand in hand. Enjoy the conversation and the delish recipe here…


Chef Anjan Mitra's Branzino w/ Chile & Mint in Banana Leaves (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

DOSA’s Chef Anjan Mitra Serves Up Branzino For The Foodie Chap

Anjan and I met in the DOSA on Fillmore kitchen recently for our Foodie Chap chat. Anjan made a dish now on the revamped menu “Branzino wrapped in Banana Leaf”. Find the recipe is here..




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