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Walla Walla, Wash., native Michael Corvino will be a guest chef at the James Beard House in New York. He is executive chef at The American Restaurant in Kansas City, Mo. (Photo courtesy of The American Restaurant) NEW YORK – Walla Walla native Michael Corvino will be cooking at one of America’s most famous homes Jan. 22.
… dined at Le Galopin, I found it had more in common with Restaurant Pierre Sang Boyer than with, say, Bones; where the latter restaurant aims to impress fellow chefs, the former two restaurants seem to target the beginner-gourmand audience their respective chefs attained with TV exposure. A surefire indicator of this is the kitchen-sink dish, the plate…
… Given that this is a wine blog, I usually avoid posting on chef career moves. The practice risks stoking the already outsize demand in Paris for internationally-trained chefs who can legally work here. Additionally, there are other blogs following kitchen politics far better than I ever could. But the recent hire of chef Svante Forstorp at ex…