Tag: gavin

Gavin Kaysen’s Splurge-Worthy Fine Dining

Spoon and Stable After rising to chef stardom working for Daniel Boulud in NYC, Gavin Kaysen returned home in 2014 to open his first restaurant Spoon and Stable. Located in a beautifully renovated stable in the North Loop, it was the local restaurant opening of the decade. The hometown hero is one of the best…  Read More

Kitchen Experiments: Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin

Sous Vide Cooking at Home By Madeleine Hill Look, I’m not Andrew Zimmern, but I do work for him (both a blessing and a curse). I love to cook, but I didn’t go to culinary school. Two years ago, I turned a hobby into a salaried job when I started testing Andrew’s recipes for Food & Wine…  Read More

Highlights from Cochon 555 Chef’s Course Dinner

Pig in the Stable The Cochon 555 weekend takeover kicked off with a Chef’s Course Dinner at Spoon and Stable last Friday—a seated five-course meal prepared by host chef Gavin Kaysen, Steven Brown, Erik Anderson, Doug Flicker, Diane Yang and yours truly. An amazing group of local chefs that have made this city’s food scene what…  Read More