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Chef Scott Bryan

Daily Blender Exclusive: Chef Scott Bryan

When my friend, sommelier Brett Feore, shared the details of his latest career move a few years back, I didn’t have much thought on the subject. New to the restaurant world, particularly regarding the happenings of food-forward cities like New York, I was still trying to catch up on the who’s who within the culinary community.

Chef David Chang at Seattle's Spring Hill [dailyblender.com]

Daily Blender Exclusive: Chef David Chang

Strolling into a West Seattle restaurant on a dreary November afternoon, David Chang himself enters nearly unnoticed. Revered in writeups and showered with food awards, he remains a humble cook, without entourage, without fanfare, and in a friendly state. All despite his culinary rock star status.