Clyde Common Executive Chef Chris DiMinno is the only Oregon chef who will cook at the James Beard Awards reception on Monday in NYC. Sources say he'll serve a Morteau sausage with lentils, guanciale, and herbs. Here's a peek at the list of the chef line-up for the reception. In related Beard Award fashion news, Nostrana's Cathy Whims will be decked out in Prada and Beast's Naomi Pomeroy (above, with Clyde Common bartender Jonny Ericsen and Stumptown's Matt Lounsbury) will don a gown by local designer Adam Arnold. Fashion plate showdown!
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DiMinno Cooks; Whims To Wear Prada at Beard Awards
by Byron Beck