Chefs to Watch 2018: Ryan Santos, Please, Cincinnati

Keith Pandolfi

Last year, Ryan Santos, chef/owner of Cincinnati’s Please, did something that few chefs in his adopted hometown would ever dare to try: He took the city’s favorite regional dish—the holy trinity of spaghetti topped with Cincinnati-style chili and a pile of Cheddar known as the 3-Way—and he messed with it. Messed with it good.

Santos started...