This Week in the Mercury

Dungeon Masters


Dungeon Masters

Visigoth Unleashes the Power of Metal

Everything as Fuck

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

"Cheftestant" is a Ridiculous Word

Posted by Patrick Alan Coleman on Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 2:40 PM

But that doesn't stop the folks from Bravo's Top Chef from spewing it all over the place. But that's neither here nor there, really. Just an observation.

What's more important is that one of this year's Top Chef finalists may have already cooked for you. Chef Kevin Gillespie once worked in Portland as Executive Sous Chef at the well loved Fife, headed by Marco Shaw. While Shaw closed Fife earlier this year and headed to Durham, NC, to head a new farm-to-table restaurant there, many in town likely still have fond memories of his Northeast Portland restaurant.

Though Gillespie's stay in Portland was brief—a scant two years—he shares with the city a certain Northwest philosophy of seasonal, farm-to-table dishes. He also, apparently, shares our city's love of facial hair:

I suppose that's enough to root for the guy in tonight's Top Chef season finale—at least until one of our very own makes the cut. That may happen sooner than you think. Top Chef auditions were held here just last month.


Showing 1-1 of 1

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Comments are closed.

All contents © Index Newspapers, LLC

115 SW Ash St. Suite 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Info | Privacy Policy | Production Guidelines | Terms of Use | Takedown Policy