(Blogger’s Note: This is the second in a three part series. Annually, I thank many of the people who have contributed, in one way or another, to this column throughout the year.)
When I first met AndrewZimmern he was toiling over his boss while cooking a French menu at Caf? Un Deux Trois in
I have to thank my wife, Kranston, for her patience in all things having to do with restaurants. It is almost impossible to go to a restaurant with me unless you want a Howard Cosell styled blow by blow commentary on the missteps of everything in the place. She has patience beyond believe. I am so very thankful of that.
I can’t forget Tony Qunpamornchai of Sea Thai Bistro. The consummate host and hospitality guru leads his team in an envious fashion seven nights a week and never misses a step. He has two of the best restaurants in
Sondra Bernstein is a visionary in small town. Sondra is the girl of The Girl and the Fig. Constantly working, focused, and fine tuning each of her properties in a journey towards perfection, Bernstein should get a huge thank you from the City of
Perry Butler is an old time restaurant owner who mastered the art of good food, great ambiance, and personable hospitality nearly 40 years ago. And although he knows the business better than most he continues his trip by constantly expanding locations and looking for new ones. He recently opened on