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General Information

Name:  Alan Tardi  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1956 in Chicago, Illinois

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He was born in Chicago and grew up in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alan Tardi is a freelance writer and restaurant consultant. He is a chef at restaurants including ''Chantrelle'' and ''Lafayette'', both in New York. From 1992-2001 he was the owner and chef of the restaurant ''Follonico''. He received the James Beard Award for Best Wine & Spirits Book of 2006 ("Romancing the Vine").


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