Emmy Nominated TV/Radio Host
For more than a decade, Joel Riddell guided millions of savvy listeners to discover the very best of Northern California and far beyond as the host of “Dining Around” on KGO Radio, Talk910, and iHeartRadio. You might recognize him from ABC-7’s television show, “Bay Area Life”, where he introduces us to the people and places that make the Bay Area buzz.
Your Guide To The Good Life
Joel is famous for providing insider’s tips to living the good life – the enjoyment of fine food (from street trucks to haute cuisine), memorable wines, and unforgettable travel experiences around the globe. Anthony Bourdain, Lidia Bastianich, Magrit Mondavi, Thomas Keller, Hubert Keller, Martin Yan, Marcus Samuelsson, and Jacque Pepin are just a few of the culinary stars to have shared their remarkable insights during candid interviews with the ever-inquisitive and always engaging Joel Riddell. Joel won a Copia Award for “Dining Around” and has been nominated for Emmy and Taste Awards. He is a member of the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP).
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