Chefs and Restaurants

How Travel Inspires a Change in the Kitchen

Jody Eddy

What happens when a chef travels to a new country, and falls in love with its cuisine? Sometimes it isn’t enough to just remember the dishes, the cooks and ingredients from a special place; the memories are too compelling. In those cases, even a vacation can become the catalyst for a new cooking style. We spoke with chefs whose travels have inspired everything from a new dish to a completely new restaurant and dining experience....