Local chefs incorporate foraged foods into restaurant menus

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This story appears in Birmingham magazine’s October 2016 issue. Subscribe today! Most people miss what Tim Pfitzer sees everywhere in Alabama’s urban and rural landscapes. He sees food. Pfitzer practices the ancient and once-common art of foraging—eating …
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In good fun: 15 chefs cook their hearts out for the Center of Excellence
Everyone loves a good meal. An exciting night out watching teams of casual cooks, led by local chefs, cook themselves to victory is a treat all its own. Friday night, Tampa Bay chefs Ferrell Alvarez of Rooster & the Till, Tyson Grant of Parkshore Grill and …
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An In-Depth Look at the Legal Fight Between the Trumps and D.C. Chefs
Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about immigrants, women, and minorities have done more than hurt his polling numbers. They’ve hurt his brand, too. But when chefs began pulling out of his most recent hotel project in Washington, DC — inside the …
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Reveillon Round-Up: special holiday menus begin Tuesday with flavors as

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Peruse the special Reveillon menus now being prepared at local restaurants, and you can find interpretation as varied and tempting as Creole daube glacé from a classic restaurant, a Cajun mixed grill from a newer one, a Mexican-style citrus salad with …
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Thanksgiving Tales: 92-year old, Chef Leah Chase cooking up a gumbo of greatness
We’re talking about Ms. Leah Chase from Dooky Chase’s, where she’s been cooking creole dishes since the 1940’s. So who better … I was so happy when I moved to New Orleans and I found out it was a big day, and everyone cooked a lot of food,” she said.
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Best Mexican, Cuckoo’s Nest, Old Saybrook
Head down Route 1 to the brown building, once part of Chalker Beach Homestead, and inside are all kinds of New England and South-of-the-Border collectibles that make for a cozy dining experience as you feast on Mexican, Cajun and Creole food, too.
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