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Radio Guest List–The Umstead Hotel & Spa, North Carolina–September 22, 2012

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Have you checked out on Saturdays? Yes, you can live stream the radio show as usual, but on the website and on air you’ll learn about Peter’s “signature dishes,” aka a standout meal he encounters on the road. Hear about it from the chef, then head to for the recipe so you can try it at home.

This week, Peter heads to The Umstead Hotel & Spa just outside Raleigh, North Carolina, where Chef Scott Crawford shares his signature dish for fall. Peter also talks to local historians, artisans and curators about their favorite spots in Raleigh and the latest in North Carolina travel. Plus we’ve got the latest travel news and much more.

Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10 am until 1 pm ET on Saturday, September 22, 2012.

Have a travel question? Then ask Peter. Call 888-88-PETER (888-887-3837), email him at, or tweet your questions to @petersgreenberg (include #askPeter)

Featured guests include:

Scott McCartney, travel editor for the Wall Street Journal and author of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Power Travel, examines how some frequent fliers and high rollers are bypassing the gate and taking a Porche directly to the plane.

Dr. Betsy Bennett, director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, talks about the museum’s history, its current exhibits, and the importance of its mission to enhance public appreciation of the environment.

Scott Crawford, executive chef at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, and culinary farmer Maggie Lawrence, shares about the culinary landscape of the area and the relationship between chefs and farmers.

David Huether, senior vice president for research at the U.S. Travel Association, looks at the latest figures and explains why the travel industry more critical than ever for  the U.S. economy.

Ben Owen and Mark Hewitt, locally based potters with works featured at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, talk about their work and how they’re inspired by North Carolina.

David Crabtree, local news anchor for WRAL, discusses what drew him to Raleigh, his favorite places to eat, and a few of the surprises Raleigh has in store for visitors.

Philip G. Freelon, an architect and the founder and president of The Freelon Group, describes his work on the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and explains what makes North Carolina architecture special.

Elysia Borowy-Reeder, executive director for the Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh, discusses the new museum and the process that brought it into being as well other great spots to find art in Raleigh.

Nnenna Freelon, the six-time Grammy nominated singer, composer, producer, and arranger, talks about music in the Raleigh area, gives visitors tips for checking out the scene, and what keeps her coming back.

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