Restaurant workers and food enthusiasts huddle around the kitchen at Mother on Monday. The vegetarian eatery was hosting its second edition of “86’d,” a chef vs. chef competition.
Restaurant workers and food enthusiasts huddle around the kitchen at Mother on Monday. The vegetarian eatery was hosting its second edition of “86’d,” a chef vs. chef competition. Chris Macias cmacias@sacbee.com
Restaurant workers and food enthusiasts huddle around the kitchen at Mother on Monday. The vegetarian eatery was hosting its second edition of “86’d,” a chef vs. chef competition. Chris Macias cmacias@sacbee.com
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November 29, 2014 04:00 AM

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Chris Macias has served as The Sacramento Bee's food and wine writer since 2008. His writing adventures have ranged from the kitchen at French Laundry to helping pick 10 tons of zinfandel grapes with migrant farmworkers in Lodi. Chris judges regularly at food, wine and cocktail competitions around Northern California. Reach him at cmacias@sacbee.com or 916-321-1253. Twitter: @chris_macias.