You already know your favorite chefs by the foods they prepare and the restaurants they’ve created. Now, get to know a different side of these culinary masterminds in our weekly The Dish feature. From behind-the-scenes kitchen talk to culinary soundtracks and Nashville recommendations, we’re bringing you the dish – straight from the pros.
Favorite post-shift meal/late-night snack?
Cold lo mein noodles
Go-to cooking soundtrack?
R.L. Burnside’s A Ass Pocket of Whiskey
Which words or phrase do you most overuse in the kitchen?
“A little more lemon, and a little more salt!”
Most underrated/overrated ingredient?
Most underrated: Field peas… if everyone was cooking them all of the time, I still wouldn’t be tired of them.
Most overrated: I just can’t choose one. I don’t think an ingredient can be overrated, just underutilized or not used to its potential.