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How Chef Jordan Andino defines Filipino food

For one of the nation’s leading Filipino chefs, Jordan Andino combined his successes in professional kitchens and seized an opportunity to introduce America to the real flavors of his heritage.

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Food truck chef wins Diamond Chef title; kBird reopens

Chef Geovanny Villagran, whose current “gig” is the La Casa de Mi Abuela (Mawmaw’s House) food truck, took the title of 2021 Diamond Chef in a twice-postponed, ultimately virtual-for-viewers competition April 22. His winning dish: Salmon Ceviche, featuring a roasted poblano pepper dip and caramelized baby turnips.

He beat out defending champ Jordon Davis of Chenal Country Club; Bonner Cameron of Allsopp & Chapple; Matias De Matthaeis of the Capital Hotel; Brian Townley, currently at large; and Joseph Salgueiro of the Pleasant Valley Country Club.

In the mold of Food Network shows “Iron Chef America” and

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Lingr, new St. Petersburg restaurant from chef Jeffrey Jew, opens next month

ST. PETERSBURG — Lingr, the highly-anticipated new restaurant from local chef and former Top Chef contestant Jeffrey Jew, is a bit behind schedule.

News of the restaurant in St. Petersburg was first announced last spring, and Jew — fresh off a five-year stint running the kitchens at BellaBrava and Stillwaters Tavern — was initially shooting for a fall 2020 opening.

Now the chef is eyeing a mid-May soft opening for breakfast and lunch at the restaurant at 400 6th St. S. Dinner service will likely take longer to launch.

While the coronavirus pandemic may have thrown off his original plans,

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Chef couple shares easy pasta recipe with a twist for Valentine’s Day

Spice things up at home this Valentine’s Day and whip up an easy, chef-approved dish for dinner that will be the key to any food lover’s heart.

New York City-based chefs and restaurateurs Matthew Hyland and Simone Tong shared a favorite meal from their own kitchen with “Good Morning America” that home cooks can pull off and enjoy on Feb. 14 and beyond. Plus, they revealed their favorite dish on the others’ menu, the fun that comes with cooking with a partner and how they spent their first Valentine’s Day with a special surprise.

The Pizza Loves Emily co-founder said

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