Chefs to Watch 2017: Jeremiah Langhorne, The Dabney, Washington, D.C.

Amy Cavanaugh

In American regional cuisine, some areas loom large. There’s California cuisine, of course. And Southern food, with its deeply enjoyable flavors and fraught history, the focus of much of American food the past decade. Just north of there is the Mid-Atlantic, an area that hasn’t gotten much national due. 

“I’ve always been a big history buff, and I started getting really interested in culinary history in Charleston...