Jason Santos will tell you he is “not a writer.” It’s an ironic sentiment for a newly-minted cookbook author, but the executive chef and owner of Abby Lane, Buttermilk & Bourbon, and Citrus & Salt said he “never really wanted” to write one.
“It was more like I felt like I needed to have a cookbook,” Santos elaborated. “I’d had some opportunities in the past; I just wasn’t ready.”
A book based off of his passion project, however, felt right. “Buttermilk & Bourbon: New Orleans Recipes with a Modern Flair” debuted on March 26. The 192-page project shares a name with his Southern-inspired restaurant on Commonwealth Avenue, an idea that originated when his wife took him to New Orleans for the
The new cookbook Buttermilk and Bourbon is filled with recipes bursting with the flavors and textures of New Orleans. The book is written by Jason Santos, chef and owner of the Boston restaurant by the same name. Santos has also appeared on the television shows "Hell’s Kitchen," "Bar Rescue" and "The Today Show." He’s known for electric blue hair, and for his other restaurants, Abbe Lane and Citrus and Salt. The transcript below has been edited for clarity. Read Full Interview
From lush hidden gardens in Cambridge to raucous roof decks in downtown Boston, here are the sexiest, liveliest, prettiest, chillest places to dine al fresco this season. Buttermilk & Bourbon
Comfortable lounge seating, a six-seat bar, ample heat towers and shade umbrellas—plus dining tables, of course—make this Comm. Ave. patio an ideal spot for after-work drinks and dinner. Did we mention there are rotating flavors of house-made soft serve? Read Full Article