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One month wait for this restaurant

Vivian and Ben Howard are James Beard award chefs from NY City. They left the big city and started a restaurant in the little farming town of Kinston, NC.

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PBS picked up their story and they have an on-going weekly TV documentary called “A Chef’s Life”. The restaurant is a great success and it’s a one-month wait to get a reservation, we went this weekend and met the owners Vivian and Ben, it was exceptional. Their restaurant is called “Chef & The Farmer” and their web page and menu are here: chefandthefarmer.com .

Ben, Lee and Vivian…

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Lane Angus Ribeye, asparagus, beef tallow hashbrown, spring onion vinaigrette – Wood Fired Flatbread, asparagus parmesan cream, roasted asparagus, arugula, caramelized onions – Country Ham Seared Mullet, beet vinegar sauce, shaved celery.

Kinston, NC

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