Monday, November 12, 2012

Radio Prague Today 11.12.2012

Articles posted today

Sofia Smith – a Prague-based freelance chef who puts joy in cooking first

Sofia Smith, who is half-Irish and half-Asian, has been cooking in Prague since the late nineties. Angel restaurant, where she was the executive head chef, received much critical acclaim – its opening was written about by Fodor's as "the culinary event of the year" – and as a freelance chef, Sofia Smith continues to put a smile on the faces of Prague's food lovers. Most recently, she has been hosting themed nights at Prague's James Joyce Irish Pub and teaching cooking classes at the capital's Cocina Rivero cooking studio. She speaks about what she most enjoys about being a chef, how Prague's food culture has changed over the years and what her early culinary influences were.

Sports News 12.11.2012

In Sports News this Monday: the Czech Republic's ice hockey players win the Karjala Cup for the first time in 18 attempts; Barbora Špotáková becomes Czech Athlete of the Year for the sixth year in a row; the Czech men's tennis team are preparing to meet Spain in the Davis Cup final in Prague; Viktoria Plzeň go top in the Czech soccer league; and the national team have gathered ahead of a friendly against Slovakia.

Czech rally ends in tragedy

What should have been an exciting and above all safe automobile race for spectators in the region of Slovácko on Saturday, the RallyShow Uherský Brod, ended in tragedy when one of the vehicles, car No. 27, flew off the road into nearby spectators. Four people were killed. The darkest day in Czech rally history left many in shock and many unanswered questions.