Chef Jose Andres
For years, Jose Andres served as an ambassador of Spanish cuisine to eaters throughout the D.C. region. Now, Andres has become an ambassador of Washington's culinary scene to the rest of the world -- just this past week, he won the James Beard Foundation award for Outstanding Chef.
Chef Jose Andres, 2011 James Beard Award-winner and owner of Think Food Group, talks about his latest project, a pop-up restaurant called America Eats Tavern created in conjunction with the National Archives exhibit "What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam? The Government’s Effect on the American Diet." Unfortunately, we always explain history through the wars - through the things that separate us. I love to tell the stories about the things that unite us, and food is the perfect thing," Andres said:
"Every dish I make for my wife is a romantic dish," Chef Jose Andres said in response to a caller's question on whether he had a favorite dish that he cooks for his wife. "I don't want to be sexist here, but when a woman sees a man cooking, even if the dish is inedible, believe me, the woman is yours," Andres told the caller: