Food & Drink,
Food & Drink Feature,
Jun 6, 2013
A chef whose mesmerizing creativity is deserving of fame? A drug addict in recovery who rightly eschews sobriety? A twentysomething memoirist whose brief history is worth your time? Or is he none of those things?
by Sarah Nardi
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