“Six-foot-four and born with blonde hair, I’m a Viking in so many ways,” says Grae Nonas.
The 2015 Best New Chef is talking about why he left Olamaie in Austin and how he will shift from Southern to Scandinavian cooking when his new restaurant Tullibee opens this fall in Minneapolis's Hewing Hotel.
“This food is much more me,” says Nonas. “Before Olamaei, the only biscuit I'd had was from KFC, so I had to create something I'd never had before. It was something I worked really hard to understand.”