Inside the mind of Chef Edward Lee before his new restaurant opens at National Harbor
By Tim Ebner
By all accounts Chef Edward Lee is a Washington outsider, and he kind of likes it that way.
It’s not to say that Lee doesn’t have a dedicated following. He’s a James Beard nominated chef from Louisville and most recently starred in the hit PBS Food series, The Mind of a Chef.
But by D.C. standards, he’s pretty low on the totem pole. He landed here on Wednesday, and he doesn’t really get noticed on the street. To Lee, this outsider perspective has given him a new way to look at the region’s food.
Soon he will open Succotash at National Harbor, a dining and retail area known more for chains, like McCormick & Schmick’s, Nando’s Peri Peri, and Potbelly. That doesn’t really seem to bother … Read More