Chef Q & A

Stories behind the food we love.
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Chef Tara Monsod on Filipino Food, Her Pot-Bellied Pig, Plus a Recipe!

By Anna Maria Giambanco DiPietro

San Diego’s opulent Animae restaurant has a new executive chef. Beyondish got to sit down with her and talk food.

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Chef Tonya Council Shares Her Tastes of the South, One Bite at a Time

By Stacy Brooks

A North Carolina chef turns her pecan crisp cookie recipe into a nationwide juggernaut of baked goodness and then some.

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A James Beard Award Winning Pastry Chef Takes Her Passion to North Carolina

By Elizabeth Hazard

The pandemic got this James Beard award winner thinking more about priorities and a balanced life. Now pastry chef Camille Cogswell has a big mountain project up her sleeve.

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Chef Dale Talde Wants You to Get All Up in His Grill

By Sarah Strong

Restaurateur, Top Chef contestant and judge Dale Talde partnered with Tastemade for the ultimate summer grilling show: All Up In My Grill.

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Meet Chef Daniele Uditi: The Pizzana Founder Now Cooking on Tastemade’s “Make This Tonight”

By Victoria Pardo

Chicken parm with sauce on the bottom is just one of Chef Daniele Uditi’s playful dishes. He also likes to use his aunt’s 60-year-old starter dough for his famous pizza crust.

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Brette Warshaw Helps Answer the Question “What’s the Difference?” in the Kitchen

By Sarah Strong

Think you know the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? What about lox versus nova? “What’s the Difference?” might have a few things to teach you.