Chef Christopher Gross may be a picky eater, but there's one thing he's famous for that a lot of people won't even touch: Foie gras. His favorite ingredient earned him and Christopher's Restaurant and Crush Lounge a lot of flak and a handful of protests from animal rights activists and our vote for ... More >>
Lauren GilgerSeared Scallops with Sweet Corn and Vanilla Bean Sauce from 98 South.When one of Chef Brian Ferguson's young cooks wanted to leave his restaurant, 98 South in downtown Chandler, to move out of Arizona for the first time in his life and cook in Oregon, Ferguson said, "Take-off you ... More >>
Lauren GilgerChef Brian Ferguson outside of 98 South in downtown Chandler.Brian Ferguson runs the most organized, least serious army platoon in town. It's also the tastiest. Those are his words, by the way, "army platoon." He describes his team as "a very tight, cohesive unit. You don't have to ... More >>
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