Best of Boston

2000 Best New Chef

Amanda Lydon, Truc

So what if Food & Wine Magazine stole our thunder by making her one of America’s best new chefs for the year? They read about Lydon’s talents here first, courtesy of reviewer Corby Kummer. Indeed, Kummer knows true talent when he tastes it: Lydon’s holistic approach to food involves combining the very best local ingredients with proven French techniques. Her frogs’ legs, her lamb chops, her simple touch with vinaigrettes and sauces—she’s a star on the rise for sure. Lydon makes it look effortless; we can’t wait to see what she’ll concoct next.

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