This week, Ira spoke with award-winning documentary film producer and director Yonatan Nir. In this documented episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Yonatan talks about connecting with people through film; how reality is created through documentaries; the importance of DocuTherapy; growing from pain; how he discovered Wilfrid Israel’s amazing story of saving thousands of Jewish lives in Nazi Germany and turned it into a documentary; and why the story was not well known and why it deserves to be told.
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This week, Ira spoke with “Caviar Queen” Nina Manchev, owner of Caviar Collective and Forte Tapas. In this fishy episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Nina talks about her love for Bulgarian cuisine and why it is not just meat and potatoes; moving to Las Vegas and, after college and some other jobs, starting her own restaurant; the email that turned her fortunes around; and the unique appeal of caviar and why she wants to make it more accessible.
This week, Ira spoke with Marisa Finetti, author of “Marisa’s Wine Doodles.” In this varietal episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Marisa talks about her early years in wine before moving to Las Vegas; her surprise at finding a connection with wine in Las Vegas; her decision to write about wine and eventually to write a book on the subject that was accessible and fun…and full of doodles!; why a wine is like a certain type of person; the most recent wine region she toured as a member of the media; why there’s never a shortage of stories about wine; what are “wine diamonds”?; and her favorite part of the book.
This week, Ira spoke with Alan Snel, author of “Bicycle Man: Life of Journey.” In this 10-speed episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Alan talks about when he first developed a pas-sion for bicycles; why he lives the bicycle life (one reason is mobility); why it’s “complete a form of transportation there is on planet earth”; how it connects you with humanity and allows you to engage and interact; one of the books’ stories, the Dunkin’ map; the most interesting character he met for his book; and founding lvsportsbiz.com.