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Steven "Chops" Smith Dishes on the Weirdest Thing He Ever Ate (It Smells Bad) and Why He Loves Japanese Cuisine

Steven "Chops" Smith Searsucker 6900 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale 480-664-3777 www.searsucker.com/scottsdale/

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This is part one of my interview with Steven "Chops" Smith, executive chef of Searsucker. Come back Tuesday when Smith dishes about Chris Curtiss, the guys at Citizen and what he learned from Ivan Flowers.

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