Radio Nibbles: Umami, the 5th Taste

This week on Radio Nibbles, John Lehndorff speaks with Sam Fuqua about “Umami”, the 5th taste, and they sample an Umami-laden hot sauce from Boulder sauce creators Seed Ranch Flavor Co.

They also talk about drinking a “Laura Palmer”, a Twin-Peaks a mixture of lemonade and coffee inspired riff on the Arnold Palmer.


John Lehndorff is the former food editor at the Daily Camera, dining critic for the Rocky Mountain News, and Chief Judge at the National Pie Championships; now back in print in the Boulder Weekly. He is also a regular contributor to Sensi magazine.

He hosts Radio Nibbles Thursdays at 8:25 a.m. on KGNU (88.5 FM & 1390 AM in Boulder, 98.7FM in Ft. Collins, 93.7FM in Nederland and streaming worldwide at