Monthly Archives: August 2011

Interview with Jonathan Van Sleet of MexiQ

Jonathan Van Sleet Executive Chef of MexiQ 3711 30th Ave, Astoria NY, 11103 Brief Bio Born and raised upstate NY, I’ve been cooking in restaurants since age 18. I came to NYC for employment opportunities and quickly landed a … Continue reading

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Draft Magazine Annual Great Grill-Out Recipe Contest

Draft Magazine is currently running their Annual Great Grill-Out Recipe Contest where readers sent in their recipes which incorporate beer into the recipe. They are now down to 10 delicious recipes with a wide range of themes and styles of … Continue reading

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Interview with Frederick De Pue of Smith Commons

Frederick De Pue Executive Chef of Smith Commons DC 1245 H-Street NE Washington DC Brief Bio: Chef Frederik De Pue is known throughout DC’s dynamic food scene as an international trend setter and he translates his global culinary experience … Continue reading

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Interview with Chef James Sanders of Brickyard

Chef James Sanders Executive Chef of Brickyard Gastropub 785 Ninth Avenue NY NY 10019 Brief Bio: After graduating with a degree in Culinary Arts from the New York Art Institute (formerly New York Restaurant School) in 1997 he then … Continue reading

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Interview with Chef Luther Fedora of the Horse and Hound Gastropub

Luther Fedora Chef / Owner of Horse & Hound Gastropub 625 West Main Street Charlottesville, VA 22903 Brief Bio: Chef Luther and his wife Brooke Fedora are the founders of the Horse and Hound. Both Brooke and Luther trained … Continue reading

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