Some people say that what Chef Nick Balla is doing at Bar Tartine in San Francisco is crazy. It ain’t crazy, it’s just layered with the restaurant's unparalleled DIY foods program, his unlikely marriage of Japanese and Hungarian cuisines, and his youth spent playing in a band.
Roots takes a deep biographical look into the world's most influential chefs to reveal their inspirations. Ancestry.com style except not really.
Cooking is all about being given a chance. That's all the head honcho of Ivan Ramen—a white guy blasting the Dead and slinging noodles in a foreign land he loved—ever wanted. Both Tokyo and New York went ahead and gave him one. It went pretty well.
Elevated is a series where chefs talk challenges faced, and challenges overcome.