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Chef Boston

Interview: chef Ming Tsai (Blue Ginger + Blue Dragon)

Noted chef, TV personality and cookbook author Ming Tsai started simply enough, working at his family’s restaurant in Dayton, Ohio, called Mandarin Kitchen. From there, he racked up accolades and degrees, including a B.S....
Chef San Diego

Interview: chef William Bradley (Addison)

At the latest installment of Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach on June 3, we met William Bradley, executive chef of Addison at The Grand Del Mar. During our discussion, the San Diego native...
Chef Orange County

Interview: chef Craig Strong (Studio at Montage Laguna Beach)

At Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach on June 3 at the Montage, we met Craig Strong, executive chef of the on-site Studio restaurant, which draws from resident gardens and celebrates the seasons. During...
Chef California

Interview: chef Thomas Keller

Thomas Keller, the iconic chef who helped redefine fine dining when he took over The French Laundry in downtown Yountville in 1994, is a busy man. His Thomas Keller Restaurant Group operates Bouchon Bistro...
Chef Philadelphia

Interview: chef Jennifer Carroll (Concrete Blonde)

We experienced the star-studded Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach event on June 3. While we were at the Montage, we met Jennifer Carroll, who rose to prominence on Season 6 of Top Chef...
Chef New York City

Interview: chef Marc Murphy (Landmarc + Ditch Plains)

Marc Murphy doesn’t settle for singles. The prominent New York City chef has two locations of Landmarc and three branches of seafood-centric Ditch Plains, including a pared down Drop-In across the East River in...