Chefs to Watch 2018: Thai Dang, HaiSous, Chicago

Liz Grossman

This year, Forbes dubbed Chicago’s Pilsen, a Mexican neighborhood rich with colorful murals, galleries, and cafés, one of the coolest enclaves in the world. But Thai Dang and his wife/partner, Danielle, weren’t trying to start a trend when they opened their Vietnamese restaurant, HaiSous, there last summer; in fact, they were trying to buck it. Their...