Chefs to Watch 2019: Yuan Tang, Rooster & Owl, Washington, D.C.

Liz Grossman

Ask Yuan Tang about Rooster & Owl and he’ll change the subject. Well, not entirely away from his Washington, D.C., restaurant that’s gathered accolades since it opened last winter, but from himself. From the name (a nod to the opposite work schedules he and his wife/co-founder, Carey, endured while dating) to the food (a culmination of ideas from his staff), everything at the 50-seat restaurant starts with the...