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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Becoming Martin Luther King Jr: Actor David Oyelow Discusses His Dream Role

VIDEO: Liam Mayclem sat down to interview the actor about his transformation…

01/15/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: The Interview’s Seth Rogen Foreshadows North Korean Hackers Attacking Sony’s Servers In Advance Of Movie’s Release

Sometimes, the truth is stranger than fiction, and when comedian Seth Rogen joked about North Korean hackers breaking into Sony in advance of “The Interview” being released, his “theory” turned out to be dangerously accurate.

12/23/2014

Liam & Chef Alison Mountford (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Alison Mountford of Square Meals

Chef Alison has some terrific turkey tips for your THANKSGIVING gathering!

11/24/2014

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Liam Mayclem “Pride” Interview, On Unlikely Alliance Of Gays, Miners

Liam Mayclem sits down with the director and writer of “Pride,” a film about an unlikely alliance of gays and miners in 1984 Britain.

09/26/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Manfred Wrembel (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Executive Chef Manfred Wrembel of Schroeder’s

Try the all-new Schroeder’s, just as Liam has! Plus check out Executive Chef Wrembel’s recipe for Spaetzle!

09/15/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Peter Degner (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Executive Chef Peter Degner of Crystal Cruises

Enjoy Liam’s Foodie Chap chat with this brilliant Chef who makes people happy through his stellar cuisine…

09/08/2014

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Foodie Chap With The Sweeney Family of Vine Cliff Winery

The KCBS Foodie Chap ventured north to visit Sweeney’s for their Foodie Chap chat…

09/01/2014

Liam Mayclem & Chef Edward Higgins (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef de Cuisine Edward Higgins of Bix San Francisco

Join Liam Mayclem & Bix’ Chef Edward Higgins for their Foodie Chap chat over some “Firecracker Shrimp”

08/25/2014

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Foodie Chap With Brian Means of Dirty Habit

The duo met at Dirty Habit for their Foodie Chap Chat and over a cocktail or two…

08/18/2014

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Raw, Uncut Never-Before-Aired Robin Williams Interview Found In Deep Archive

Entertainment Reporter Liam Mayclem looks back at his interactions with the comic legend…

08/14/2014

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