Weekly Dish: Jonathan Waxman

Does the incomparable Jonathan Waxman really need an introduction? Although he calls Manhattan home, he is at the helm of both Adele’s and Bajo Sexto Taco Lounge in Nashville, and has most recently been taking San Francisco by storm with Waxman’s SF. We snagged him for a few minutes to pick his brain on food, music, and more!

Jonathan-Waxman_headshot1 What’s the first thing you ever cooked? Shortbread cookies.

What’s your favorite easy dish or cocktail to make? Guacamole & chips.

What are you favorite and least favorite food trends? Anything with duck.

Are there any chefs that have had a big influence on you? Alice Waters.

Are there any spices or ingredients that you think are underrated? All the Indian ones.

What music have you been listening to lately? Schubert & Mozart.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had? St. Regis with Grey Kunz.