Bullfighter and backpacker Carlos Manriquez, 33, is the chef and co-owner of two critically acclaimed Valley eateries: Scottsdale's Atlas Bistro, and Mucho Gusto Taqueria and Mexican Bistro in Tempe. Raised in Mexicali, Mexico, Manriquez has a degree in dairy husbandry from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He came to Arizona to attend Scottsdale Culinary Institute in '97, left once, and returned for business. With each restaurant, Manriquez has rolled the dice on Greater Phoenix, and won. Atlas has been open three and a half years, and Mucho Gusto has just... More >>>