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Chef FeaturesChicago

At Chicago’s Perilla, Intention Runs Deeper Than Dinner

At every pre-shift meeting, Perilla partner and general manager Thomas Oh starts with a variation on the same question: “What…

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Community SeriesSan Francisco

‘We Are Still Here’: On Standing Up for San Francisco’s Black Community

San Francisco native Tiffany Carter is the chef and owner of Boug Cali in San Francisco, as well as a…

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Guelaguetza

Dish By DishLos Angeles

The Oaxacan Traditions of Guelaguetza, As Seen Through Five Dishes

Guelaguetza, one of L.A.’s most iconic restaurants, has been a haven for the city’s vast Oaxacan population who miss dishes…

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The Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, with noodles, notably different from Gaijin's Osaka-style version.. // Photo by Regan Baroni

Dish By DishChicago

The Japanese and Midwestern Roots of Paul Virant’s Gaijin, in Six Dishes

A sultry slip of a restaurant beneath the El tracks in the bustling West Loop, Gaijin is chef and owner…

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Photo courtesy of Bar Vegan

Chef FeaturesAtlanta

Bar Vegan Brings a Touch of Glam, With a Twist, to Ponce City Market

Pinky Cole is on a mission to show that vegan food can be decadent and exciting. For proof, look no…

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Greenwood Supper Club founders Elijah Milligan and Chrystin Bunion. // Photo by Corey Moore, Courtesy of Greenwood Social Club

Chef FeaturesPhiladelphia

In Philadelphia, A Supper Club Built For the Black Community

Elijah Milligan always has several projects cooking at once. A few years ago, he launched Cooking for the Culture, a pop-up…

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Chef FeaturesSydney

Rising Star: How Sourdough and Family Meals Shaped Xinyi Lim’s Unusual Year

Back in 2015, Xinyi Lim was dragging her prepped vegetables in a cart through the New York snow when she…

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Some of the greatest hits on the menu at mfk.

InterviewsChicago

In a Changed World, mfk Seeks to Redefine the Neighborhood Restaurant

Married restaurant veterans Scott and Sari Worsham have, collectively, clocked some 60 years in the restaurant business. In the seven…

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Govind Armstrong

InterviewsLos Angeles

Govind Armstrong Has Seen It All, and Now He’s Paying It Forward

Imagine what you were doing after school at age 13. Chances are good it wasn’t peeling carrots at Wolfgang Puck’s…

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Crudo e Nudo

InterviewsLos Angeles

The Owners of Crudo e Nudo Believe Now Is the Time to Transform Restaurants

If there’s one thing the pandemic has afforded some people, it’s a chance to start over, reinvent themselves or their…

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