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The Waxman Cometh

Episode: 31

Chef legend Jonathan Waxman joins Jimmy and Andrew to talk about his career, past and present, from what it’s like running restaurants in far-flung cities to the evolution of his iconic chicken dish to his early days in California and New York City.

 

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