Monthly Archives: August 2011

Interview with Jonathan Van Sleet of MexiQ

Jonathan Van Sleet Executive Chef of MexiQ 3711 30th Ave, Astoria NY, 11103 http://www.mexiqny.com 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 smithcommonsdc.com 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 http://www.brickyardnyc.com 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 http://www.horseandhoundgastropub.com 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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