Monday, April 15, 2013

Chris Curren Named Executive Chef within The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

Chef Chris Curren (Photo: Blue 13)

Well, that was quick.

Just last week, I wrote that Chris Curren had resigned from LGN Group, which owns Stout Barrel House & Galley. Now comes word that he has a new gig as executive chef of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group (The Fifty/50, Roots Handmade Pizza, West Town Bakery & Diner, etc.).

Phil's Last Stand Owner Makes 'Bigoted' Jokes On Facebook

Hot dogs from Phil's Last Stand (Photo: Phil's Last Stand)

Well, this was weird.

Phil's Last Stand is a popular, late-night burger and hot dog stand in Ukrainian Village. Owner "Fat Phil" is a colorful character, but did he go too far on Facebook when he described an encounter over the weekend with a customer of another ethnic group: