Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Good vibrations . . .

BOKA's Giuseppe Tentori (Photo: BOKA)

. . . go out to two local culinary stars who garnered major kudos from Food & Wine magazine last week:

BOKA (1729 N. Halsted St., 312-337-6070) Executive Chef/parnter Giuseppe Tentori was named as one of 2008’s "Best New Chefs" for his innovative menu revolving around seasonal ingredients.

And avec (615 W. Randolph St., 312-377-2002) Executive Chef Koren Grieveson—known for her penchant for simple, clean flavors presented without pretension—was named one of the pub's highly coveted "Rising Star Chefs."

Tentori, Grieveson and the other 2008 winners will be featured on the cover of the July 2008 issue and profiled as part of a 20th-anniversary package on foodandwine.com

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