Chefs For Farmers is an event in which 30 area chefs compete for attendees' votes with a singular signature bite. The winning chef gets $2,500 toward his or her charity of choice. The event was created by Iris and Matt McCallister to support local farms, local ingredients and getting really full, d ... More >>
This week in food blogs, some special people ate special meals, Dallas placed ahead of Anchorage but behind everywhere else, and someone finally thought to stick corndogs in cocktails. Read on.
City of Ate
Scott Reitz decides Wild Salsa is decent for its hit-or-miss selection of tacos, passa ... More >>
Patrick MichelsDrinks at Lazare.No one relishes disaster.Take that back. No one relishes disaster in their own community. While wary of competition, restaurant owners also know that a popular venue opening nearby helps drive traffic, and traffic means potential profit.Yet sometimes man's reach ex ... More >>
OK, so we're a little steamed here.First off, our blog system was acting up: running like, well, me on a football field (which is to say slow), cutting off sentences when we pounded the keyboard in frustration, dropping comments. But it's all better now.Then the people at Lazare, who last week co ... More >>
Does the city have something against chefs named David?David McMillan, recently ousted from Consilient restaurants. His long career includes Nana and his own 62 Main.David Gilbert, didn't fit in at Lazare. The rising star left and was replaced by his sous chef, Ryan Carbery.David Uygur, wil ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThe sous chef for David Gilbert's new venture, Lazare, has a cooking history extending back four generations.How's that? Well, Carbery's family owns nine restaurants in the St. Louis area, his uncle is a chef in Beverly Hills--he essentially grew up in professional kitchens, hauling b ... More >>