Meet the Chef with Seadon Shouse

Chef Seadon Shouse of Halifax in Hoboken, New Jersey

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

THAT A RESTAURANT WITH EXCEPTIONAL seafood would be named after a province in Nova Scotia known for seafood is hardly surprising. That its chef, Seadon Shouse, was born in Nova Scotia is also not surprising. What is surprising, however, is how Shouse has taken the tradition of smoked seafood to new and unexpected heights at […]

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Meet the Chef with Sean McPaul

Chef Sean McPaul of High Street on Hudson, New York, NY

Written by: Jessie Birschbach

After graduating from college in 2014, Sean McPaul realized he missed the energy of working in restaurants as a teenager. So a few years later, he found himself earning yet another degree—this time from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, New York. Both before and after leaving the CIA, McPaul has […]

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Meet the Chef with Ari Kolender

Chef Ari Kolender of Hayden in Culver City, CA

Written by: Mara Marski

ARI KOLENDER got his start in name drop–worthy kitchens like Los Angeles’ Providence, where he worked the line for five years before joining chef Jordan Khan’s restaurant Red Medicine as Chef de Cuisine. But after two years at the Beverly Hills powerhouse, Kolender returned to his native South Carolina. “I spent an incredible four years […]

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The Next Big Thing

A Rocky Mountain Revolution is Brewing within Colorado's Down-to-Earth Dining Scene

Written by: Ruth Tobias

Foodwise, the American West has long been defined by its borders. The abundant produce and seafood of its coastal areas and the strong Hispanic and American Indian influences found along its southern edge tend to dominate the culinary conversation, while the Rocky Mountain states at the region’s core can be dismissed as mere meat and […]

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Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 4

Executive Chef Bobby Palmquist of The Walrus and the Carpenter in Seattle, WA

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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A Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 3

Chef/Owner Alex Seidel of Mercantile Dining & Provision in Denver, Colorado

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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A Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 2

Chef/Owner Carl Schaubhut of DTB in New Orleans, LA

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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A Legacy of Versatility: Pairing Provençal Rosé Wines with Diverse Local Flavors, pt. 1

Chef Levon Wallace of Gray & Dudley in Nashville, Tennessee

Written by: Lisa M. Airey

To celebrate and display the diversity of the rosé from Provence, The Clever Root challenged four superstar chefs from across the country to develop signature dishes to pair with these pink sippers. From Cajun cooking in New Orleans, to celebrating the bounty of the Pacific Northwest, these chefs pushed their palates and pairing abilities to […]

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Navjot Arora’s Leap of Faith

Newly-Opened Old Monk Reinvents Traditional Indian Food

2000 was the first year of the new millenium. It’s the year Australia hosted the Summer Olympics and the year reality-television show Survivor debuted on NBC. It’s also the year chef Navjot Arora uprooted his life in India to chase his culinary dreams in the United States. Before his life in New York City, Arora was […]

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