The 5 Dishes That Made Me: Joseph Zegarac, Chef-owner of Chow Chow Kitchen

The 5 Dishes That Made Me: Joseph Zegarac, Chef-owner of Chow Chow Kitchen

Exhausted by the Downtown fine dining scene, Joe Zegarac found inspiration in an unlikely place: the kitchen of Parkview Nite Club, surrounded by house-smoked meats, roasted flat backs (Parkview's house roast beef) and market-fresh produce. It was at a neighborhood establishment where he felt most at home, so transitioning to a take-out comfort food-style joint emerged as the concept behind Chow Chow Kitchen (14201 Madison Ave., 216-712-4126,

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