Image of Matt Lightner courtesy Eater National; Sean Brock courtesy Facebook
Matt Lightner's getting a hell of a homecoming. The onetime Castagna chef — who's making waves in New York City with his newly four-starred restaurant Atera — will return to PDX for an event that's part of the upcoming Feast Portland food festival. And his scheduled collaborator is kind of a big deal: heralded chef Sean Brock, of Charleston, South Carolina's celebrated Husk restaurant, has been confirmed as a participant.
For the uninitiated, the Southern-cuisine-obsessed Brock is a James Beard Award-winner, sometime Charlie Rose guest, and once the subject of a 9,000-word New Yorker feature. Event organizers are mum on what exactly the Lightner-Brock pairing will contribute to the three-day festival, but stay tuned for updates as they become available.
· Feast Portland [Official site]
· All Previous Feast Coverage [Eater PDX]
· All Previous Matt Lightner Coverage [Eater PDX]