Because it's the worst month of the year (seriously, January = the worst) and we need some new shows to binge on, we cannot wait for the Tom Colicchio/Gordon Ramsay iteration of Best New Restaurant to premiere on Bravo already. Good thing we have an exclusive sneak peek at the first episode!
Let's recap: Dominique Ansel has his own epononymous bakery, Dominique Ansel Bakery. Then he announced plans to open up a more "dessert restaurant," if you will, called Dominique Ansel Kitchen. Now comes the news that Ansel will also open a tasting table, called UP (short for "unlimited possibilities").
New York may be a culinary mecca, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of food talent. And as such, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight celebrity, notable, or otherwise up-and-coming chefs you should know about across the country.
Whether you’re taking a trip to Louisville and looking for a great place to eat (Ed Lee’s restaurant, duh), or are a Charlottesville local who wants to know which chefs you can defend to the self-righteous hometown death (particularly if they secure a spot on Top Chef or Chopped), we’re here to give you the heads up on which chefs you need to know in your city — and why.
This week’s edition? Top 10 Chefs You Should Know: Atlanta.
Did we miss anyone? Let us know in the comments. And send your nominations for future editions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This story was originally published on November 13, 2012.