6 Munich area small-business and community leaders battle to maintain their way of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This 18 minute documentary features the experiences of a Ramen shop, martial arts club, food market, innovation consultancy, Irish pub and a comedian while they adapt to new circumstances following the first wave of COVID-19 in Munich, Germany.

Munich Rising is shot, directed and edited by Michael Du.

Producers: Raluca Muntean & Wade Million

Speakers:

Yoshihiko Yuki — Takumi

Mel Kelly — Comedy Club Munich

Denis Leoncelli & Marie Schultz — Coucou Food Market

Josip Perica — Muay Thai Freunde Freising e.V.

Fozzy Moritz — Innovationsmanufaktur GmbH

Michael Cray — Shamrock Irish Pub


Today we are joined by Poonam Ribadia, she is a Manager for Curriculum Development in EdTech and Founder, Owner of Rekha’s Chai Co.

We discuss Chai’s significance in Poonam’s life and culture, her experience building up her passion project and her efforts encouraging others to explore authentic aspects of Asian culture through cuisine.

Learn more about Rekha’s Chai co. Follow Poonam’s page and journey and feel free to order a kit for making Chai at home!

If you liked the podcast please give it a stellar rating and recommend it to a friend! …


Today we are joined by Poonam Ribadia, she is a Manager for Curriculum Development in EdTech and Founder, Owner of Rekha’s Chai Co.

We discuss Chai’s significance in Poonam’s life and culture, her experience building up her passion project and her efforts encouraging others to explore authentic aspects of Asian culture through cuisine.

Learn more about Rekha’s Chai co. Follow Poonam’s page and journey and feel free to order a kit for making Chai at home!

If you liked the podcast please give it a stellar rating and recommend it to a friend! …


We’re thrilled to have Grishma back on the pod today. We are talking about all sorts of things, including arranged marriages being cool again? Life during the pandemic, Bollywood for working out, IT development and of course, flip flops and sandals.

More from Grishma @grishma.nair on instagram

If you enjoyed this podcast please give us a share, like or rating!

Shownotes:

00:00 — Intro

01:47 — Have your views on Marriage and arranged matchmaking changed since our last podcast when we discussed the topic?

06:20 — how has pandemic life been treating you?

09:45 — what is the…


Today Isabella Sehringer joins us on the podcast for a full ranging conversation on a work-from-home road trip across America, digital storytelling, family business and the love, optimism & hard work that is rising up in today’s USA.

Learn more about Isabella’s work and various projects at @bella3201 on Instagram, ABpartners.co or www.Artifax.media.

Shownotes:

00:00 — Introduction

01:32 — Road trip across the USA

05:43 — The car, the MVP of the trip, she was a toaster on wheels

08:28 — How far west did you end up going?

09:03 — Name a memorable experience from this trip……


Sara joins us today to talk about her life and experience living as an American in Munich. We go over what its like getting a master’s degree in Europe and the various aspects of German life and culture which we have lived through.

Check out Sara’s youtube channel Bay to Bayern: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOD6GHBiYh9HGeWOOBDW8XQ

Insta: https://www.instagram.com/baytobayern/

Shownotes

00:00 — Intro & pursuing a masters degree in Munich

05:40 — Preconceived notions and stereotypes about Germans, thoughts on things like efficiency and bureaucracy after living in Germany for a few years

08:14 — Compare and contrast: Seattle vs. Munich

10: 52…


Petra Gucunski joins us today to discuss Continuum Dance Company, an organization built to help working professionals reconnect with their love for dance. Aside from this we discussed various aspects of dance and the interesting places dance has taken Petra in life.

Learn more about Continuum Dance Co at https://www.continuumdanceco.com/ or @Continuumdanceco on Instagram.

If you enjoyed this podcast please share it with a friend and give us a stellar rating!

Shownotes:

00:57 — could you recall your first memory with dance?

01:22 — What is Continuum Dance Company?

01:48 — Could you talk about your own background…


Petra Gucunski joins us today to discuss Continuum Dance Company, an organization built to help working professionals reconnect with their love for dance. Aside from this we discussed various aspects of dance and the interesting places dance has taken Petra in life.

Learn more about Continuum Dance Co at https://www.continuumdanceco.com/ or @Continuumdanceco on Instagram.

If you enjoyed this podcast please share it with a friend and give us a stellar rating!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1WMmSF38c3kUm8M9ohFYnk?si=Tdg6jJMrSUieztvZUJhyNQ

Shownotes:

00:57 — could you recall your first memory with dance?

01:22 — What is Continuum Dance Company?

01:48 — Could you talk about your own background…


Petra Gucunski joins us today to discuss Continuum Dance Company, an organization built to help working professionals reconnect with their love for dance. Aside from this we discussed various aspects of dance and the interesting places dance has taken Petra in life.

Learn more about Continuum Dance Co at https://www.continuumdanceco.com/ or @Continuumdanceco on Instagram.

If you enjoyed this podcast please share it with a friend and give us a stellar rating!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1WMmSF38c3kUm8M9ohFYnk?si=Tdg6jJMrSUieztvZUJhyNQ

Shownotes:

00:57 — could you recall your first memory with dance?

01:22 — What is Continuum Dance Company?

01:48 — Could you talk about your own background…


Steve Colombero is a restaurant manager at the award-winning Mistral restaurant and Elements restaurant in Princeton, New Jersey.

Today’s Podcast gives us a deep dive into life at both restaurants. We talk about the adjustments that have been made during the Covid-19 Pandemic along with aspects of food culture and Steve’s experience and lessons from restaurant life (this podcast was recorded in late October so the COVID-19 situation has evolved since then)

Find Steve at https://www.instagram.com/s_colombero

Shownotes:

00:00 — Intro

01:35 — How did you get into the food industry/ hospitality (awesome video by Chris Bellizzi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pqaNT8bGXA&feature=emb_title @chris.bellizzi…

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