Pat Cobe's Taste Tracker
Spotting and sampling trends in food and drink with Pat Cobe
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The bar scene has gotten as competitive as the restaurant business, thanks to today’s cocktail culture, craft beer explosion, extensive wine-by-the-glass programs and upgrades in ambience, food and service.
. On Monday afternoon, I got to see the process up-close-and-personal, as I observed Chef David Posey, representing the Waldorf Astoria, prep for the 25th annual James Beard Foundation Awards festivities taking place that night at Chicago’s Lyric Opera House.