Andrew Talks to Chefs

Episode 232: Rob Rubba (Oyster Oyster--Washington, DC)

Episode Summary

This year's James Beard Foundation Award winner for Outstanding Chef (in the nation), Rob Rubba, sits down with Andrew for a biographical interview.

Episode Notes

On the heels of his James Beard Foundation Award recognition as Outstanding Chef (in the nation), Rob Rubba visited New York City to discuss his career to date, and the life changes that led to his super-popular restaurant Oyster Oyster in Washington, D.C.

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