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    Chef Spotlight: Chef Carlos Salazar (Rook)

    June 19, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    Photo Courtesy By Stacy Newgent of Visual Candy Chef Carlos Salazar, Rook, Indianapolis By Stefanie Ellis Being the only Filipino chef in your city is a big responsibility. You’re singlehandedly educating the community about your heritage — and there is no one else to back you up. You might put […]

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    Chef spotlight: Chef Jordan Andino

    April 30, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Jenn Wolf Born in Canada, raised in California, chef Jordan Andino has been sharpening his blade since he was a young boy. The exuberance and vitality with which he attacks life shines through in his cooking, and in his many successes. Though his wheels are literally always spinning, Jordan […]

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    The Sweet Truth: Advice from Heritage Patissier, Nouel Omamalin

    March 27, 2018 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Stefanie Ellis Like many chefs, Nouel Omamalin’s love of food was nurtured at home, at the side of his mom, Ina. Though the two cooked together, it was Nouel’s solo experimentation that led him to realize he liked making bread and cakes above all else. And, thus, a pastry […]

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    Chera Amlag, Chef and Owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop

    December 12, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

    By Stefanie Ellis Celebrating a one-year anniversary at a brick and mortar bakery is a big deal for a business that started with cheesecake brought to a neighborhood potluck. If you had asked Chera Amlag, owner of Hood Famous Bakeshop in Seattle, if she thought her love of baking would […]

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    Chef Alvin Cailan: From Egg Sandwiches to Eggplant Adobo

    September 7, 2017 7:00 pm by Taste.Company

     Credit: Matthew Zuras via Munchies Vice. By Krista Garcia Eggslut, the cheekily named food stall that appeared at Los Angeles’ revamped Grand Central Market in 2011, transformed the humble breakfast sandwich into a breakout star. Its signature offering, a brioche bun filled with a runny yolk from a cage-free egg, […]