Grand Rapids International Wine, Beer, and Food Festival
November 21-23, 2019
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20 Questions…for Shelley Irwin, Award-Winning Broadcaster – WGVU Public Radio & TV

20 Questions…for Shelley Irwin, Award-Winning Broadcaster – WGVU Public Radio & TV

20 Questions…for Shelley Irwin, Award-Winning Broadcaster – WGVU Public Radio & TV

I live a lot on leftovers and pasta.

Q1)         What is your favorite dessert?
A1)         Pecan pie.

Q2)         What is your favorite ethnic cuisine (either to cook or dining out)?
A2)         Chinese Lo Mein.

Q3)         What is your signature dish for dinner parties?
A3)         Crackers and cheese as an appetizer.

Q4)         Baking or grilling?
A4)         Baking.

Q5)         What is a perfect host / hostess beverage to give?
A5)         Wine with wine charm.  

Q6)         What is the “must have” in your pantry?
A6)         Peanut Butter.

Q7)         You can only have one of these items for the rest of your life…which do you choose: chocolate or cheese?
A7)         Cheese.

Q8)         What is your favorite pizza topping?
A8)         Mushrooms.

Q9)         How do you like your steak…rare, medium, well-done?
A9)         I usually don’t eat steak.

Q10)      What is the fresh herb you can’t live without?
A10)       Pepper.

Q11)      If you could have dinner with any person (dead or alive) who would it be?
A11)       Oprah.  

Q12)      Other than tortilla chips, what do you use salsa for?
A12)       Baked potato.

Q13)      What is the most “exotic” food you’ve ever eaten?
A13)       Lobster.

Q14)      What would you rather eat: fresh lobster on the pier in Maine, fresh shucked oysters in the Pacific Northwest or fresh crawfish on the Gulf in New Orleans?
A14)       Fresh shucked oysters in the Pacific Northwest.

Q15)      Which do you prefer: sparkling, tap or flavored water?A15)       Tap.

Q16)      What is your favorite foodie movie or book?
A16)       Mrs. Doubtfire.

Q17)      Which celebrity chef would you most want to cook with?A17)       Chef Jenna.  

Q18)      Red, White, Rose or Sparkling?
A18)       White.

Q19)      What “family recipe” will you pass down to your children (or a younger family member)?
A19)       Nachos.    

Q20)      Stout, Porter, IPA or Lager?
A20)       Stout.