Naomi Pomeroy of Beast, Portland, Oregon: Dispelling Myths 

Naomi Pomeroy and I met up while she was in LA for Ludo Lefebre’s All Star Chef Classic event and she shared  her thoughts on what is around the corner for all of us in this very challenging industry. It takes strength of character, persistence, and bravado to be successful in this business, and it’s…

Wylie Dufresne: Wisdom of a New York Chef

Last year I seemed to bump into Wylie Dufresne (one of my favorite people) all over the place in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles, far from his NYC base. I ran into him again in Mexico City when he was in town for the Mesamerica-initiated Round Table along with Michel Bras from France, Lara Gilmore…