Chef Edward Lee is a Korean-American who grew up in Brooklyn, trained in NYC kitchens and now owns and runs 610 Magnolia restaurant in Louisville, KY. Lee's innovative cuisine has twice earned him a finalist nomination for the James Beard Foundation's award for Best Chef: Southeast. He is the author of Smoke & Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a New Southern Kitchen. His writing has also appeared in Gastronomica and Food & Wine, among others.
The Bourbon Trail, Beyond Kentucky
On his 24-city book tour, chef Ed Lee vowed to drink bourbon with a different chef, bartender or random stranger in each place to find out how his home spirit…
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