Quick Facts: A twenty-year publishing industry veteran, Chris takes full advantage of business travel to taste the best local food wherever he goes. He is former Contributing Editor to the James Beard Award-winning Oregon Wine Report. Chris grew up in South Carolina, where he developed an abiding loyalty to mustard-based barbecue sauce. Chris has lived for sixteen years in Westport, with his partner Leslie and their Welsh corgis.
Chris spends way too much time on social media, and can be contacted at: http://www.facebook.com/fchrisgrimm
My current food cravings are: Pork Buns from Momofuku Ssam Bar.
My fast food weakness is: BLT wraps.
If I could be any television celebrity I would be: Gordon Ramsay
My favorite restaurant in Fairfield County is: The Schoolhouse at Cannondale.
My favorite restaurant in the Tri-State area is: Blue Hill at Stone Barns.
Restaurant dish I wish I could make at home: The Foie Gras Pizza from Au Pied du Cochon in Montreal.
My go-to dinner party entrée is: Salmon, in the Spring, when Copper River salmon are running.
When I’m not eating, I’m ... planning the next meal, traveling or planning the next trip, getting up at the crack of dawn to watch Formula One, or making ice cream.
Prepared food I have let people think was home-made… Those secrets go with me to the grave – I mean, I even render my own duck fat and make my own steak sauce!
I’d rather pick (pumpkins, apples, or strawberries…) Sungold Tomatoes.
The last book I enjoyed was: Gabrielle Hamilton’s Blood, Bones, & Butter.
My favorite movie of all time is: L.A. Confidential.
My favorite food related movie is: Lately, Bitter Feast.