Jamie Bissonnette Is Hot Right Now

Mr. Bissonnette poses with another rising chef, Stephanie Izard

It's been a big few weeks for JB. First, the James Beard award nom. Then he made an appearance in a New Yorker blog that talked about the International Hoof and Snout Mafia (a fearsome group indeed). And last night he won Cochon 555 at the Mandarin Oriental beating out worthy competitors like Hungry Mother's Barry Maiden and O Ya's Tim Cushman, another Beard nominee. What could he possibly do next? [Earlier]