Best chef in the Midwest includes a bunch of MSP guys:
Mike Brown and James Winberg, Travail Kitchen and Amusements, Robbinsdale, MN
Steven Brown, Tilia, Minneapolis
Doug Flicker, Piccolo, Minneapolis
Russell Klein, Meritage, St. Paul, MN
Lenny Russo, Heartland Restaurant & Farm Direct Market, St. Paul, MN
Stewart Woodman, Heidi’s, Minneapolis
Also Dara mentioned she is reading Evelyn Waugh’s Black Mischief. Andrew is reading Full Black by Brad Thor.