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Hennessy X.O KL Travelogue with Chef Edward Lee – Episode 1

by Taufulou

MHD Appreciation Night (35)

If you do follow my blog, last round I was invited to attend an exclusive dinner by Hennessy X.O to dine a superb dinner that prepare by the chef. (click here)

Who is Chef Edward Lee?

Chef Edward Lee’s story – and his food – could only happen in America. One part Southern soul, one part Asian spice, and one part New York attitude, Lee is a Korean-American who grew up in Brooklyn, trained in classical French kitchens, and has spent the better part of a decade cooking in Louisville, Kentucky.

Lee’s passion for food is only surpassed by his sense of adventure; it is, after all, what took him to Louisville from a successful career in New York City. In 2001, on a cross-country road trip, Lee wound up in Louisville during Derby Week, the busiest dining week of the year. On a tip from a friend, he sought out the eccentric chef of a local gem called 610 Magnolia, finagling an invitation to work in the kitchen for the week. Impressed with Lee’s passion and skill, the chef offered him the restaurant less than a year later, and his Southern adventures began. The rest is history.

As this Korean-American Chef Edward Lee, who has challenged culinary royalty on Iron Chef America and won, spent a week immersing himself in the heritage and cultural diversity of Malaysia by literally “eating his way through Kuala Lumpur” in a journey taking him from one revealing mouthful to the next.

Every chef are learning new things and ingredients when they are on a new country. On Episode 1, Will Quah brought chef to Selayang wet Market to discover more about our local ingredients.. . .

Check out the Video below:

 

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Wilson Ng 13/08/2012 - 10:37 am

Only top food bloggers are invited to such events. You are truly one of them!

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