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Chef Andrew Nienke of Cafe Monarch on His Field of Dreams and What The Phoenix Food Scene Is Still Missing

This is part two of our interview with chef Andrew Nienke of Café Monarch in Scottsdale. Yesterday he dished about his belief in "no bullshit" food and today we discuss what will change and what will stay the same at the restaurant this year.

Cafe Monarch will re-open for the fall on October 4th and if you want to be there you better act fast because reservations are stacking up. It will be the first night the restaurant is open under new owner Christian Lewkowicz, who took over earlier this summer when former chef and owner Christopher Van Arsdale left after six years. If you missed part one of the interview, in which Lewkowicz and Nienke discussed their passion for carrying on Van Arsdale's legacy, you can read it here.

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Lauren Saria
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