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Frank Lee Speaking

“If you’re really going to be creative, you’re going to have to have your shit together.” Chef Frank Lee Still learning from this man. As long as I’ve known him, Chef has always had this fantastic repertoire of aphorisms that … Continue reading

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A Visit to Atlanta’s Buford Highway Farmer’s Market

I was in Atlanta last week on a media mission for ┬áthe State of South Carolina. While it was fantastic hanging with Brandon Velie of Ridge Spring, SC’s Juniper and Orchid Paulmeier of Hilton Head’s One Hot Mama’s, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Of Tripe and Tribulations

(…with the stipulations that this was written by Hanna Raskin, original photography by Grace Beam and originally published in the Post and Courier 12/16/2015. ) To modern ears, oysters and tripe sounds like an indulgently luxurious dish. In the 19th … Continue reading

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Who is Charleston’s Most Underrated Chef?

Pretty spent today after a very strong weekend, so I’m catching up on some reading. I recently (and finally) pulled the trigger on several issues of Fool magazine. The culinary magazine awarded “Best Food Magazine” 2012 by Gourmand Magazine has … Continue reading

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Finding Noma

Big news from Copenhagen this week: I admit freely to an unabashed chef crush on Rene Redzepi. In the process of collaborating on a contemporary iteration of Nordic cuisine, he has broadened the landscape from which as chefs we may … Continue reading

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Required Reading: The Culture of the Kitchen: Iliana Regan

Yup, it’s Bloodshirt Friday! I’d previously posted 2 other articles in this series from Lucky Peach authored by Rene Redzepi and David Chang. Here is the third in the series by Chicago chef Iliana Regan. Personally, what Iliana is saying … Continue reading

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Bloodshirt

“Here. You’re overdue,” a familiar voice said. I turned to be hit in the face with a black t-shirt tossed across the office by Chef. Soft, 100% spun cotton, black, xxl. Sweet- I got my Bloodshirt. On the back, the … Continue reading

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