Chef Q & A

Stories behind the food we love.
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Q & A with Chef Michael Silverstein

By Elizabeth Hazard

He’s conquered the Keto Diet, gone head-to-head with Gordon Ramsey and found a way to “Keto-fy” his mom’s brisket. What’s next for MasterChef personality Michael Silverstein?

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Bagel + Slice Combines New York’s Best – in LA!

By Sarah Strong

LA’s Bagel+Slice aims to make New York street foods accessible and affordable with a focus on artisanal techniques and regenerative organic ingredients.

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From the Gridiron to the Icebox: Touchdown-Worthy Pints

By Sarah Strong

This former North Dakota State football player has converted his passion for food into a small batch ice cream success story.

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This Girl Nextdough Keeps on Truckin’

By Sarah Strong

When a friend moved to Jersey and had a food truck to sell, this Charleston resident thought: “If not now, when?” She’s now selling bagels on St. James Island.

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A Conversation with Cookbook Author Angela Cohan

By Sarah Strong

Angela Cohan, a former editor for The Iranian Jewish Chronicle, talks to Beyondish about why she wanted to write a cookbook and what home cooks should know about Persian food.

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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.