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Meet Andre Chiang, the celebrity chef who gave up his Michelin stars in Singapore and moved back to Taiwan to train the next generation of chefs

Chef Andre Chiang laughing in the kitchen of his Singapore restaurant

Chiang in the kitchen of Restaurant Andre. Courtesy Netflix

  • André Chiang is the only Chinese-born chef listed in the World’s Best 50 Restaurants.

  • His Netflix film, “André and His Olive Tree,” is the top-grossing documentary in Taiwan for 2021.

  • He’s now devoting himself to shaping the next generation of young chefs in Taiwan.

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At Restaurant André in Singapore, nothing was left to chance, and nothing was out of place.

The menus were hardback novels inscribed with Chef Chiang’s sketches. Chairs were placed at a perfect 45-degree angle to the table. Dishes were presented

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Street Food Stars | Restaurant Reviews | Salt Lake City

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Though traditional Indo-American food lends itself quite nicely to the fast-casual concept, I’ve struggled to really get behind any local joints that have come and gone. I’m not quite sure what the hang-up has been—I’ve just never tried a fast-casual Indian place that can party with the players we already have on the scene here in Utah. That said, I’m starting to think that Makam’s Indian Restaurant (894 E. 3900 South, Ste. B, 801-905-1921, makamskitchen.com) in Millcreek might change all that.

As a fairly new fixture to the 3900 South and 900 East area of Millcreek—it officially came out

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A Golden Age of Local Digital Stars

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The global internet is becoming a little less American, and this can be both thrilling and unsettling.

I’m a tiny bit obsessed with regional e-commerce stars like Coupang in South Korea and Jumia in parts of Africa, and how they are managing to out-Amazon Amazon (so far).

Their success is evidence of what may be an evolution away from online services as a homogeneous — and largely American-dominated — global blob. And it shows we may now be on the

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