Desert Digest Ep. 16 with Chef Brian Peterson of Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails

Matthew JohnsonSeptember 9, 2021
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Chef Brian Peterson, the man behind the knife at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails in downtown Phoenix, joins us on this episode of Desert Digest to discuss the latest news in Valley dining.


News items include:
-Character Distinctive Dining permanently closing despite rave reviews
-Arizona Taco Festival postponing its October date to Spring 2022
-new openings and closings across the Valley

Peterson is known for operating Cork Restaurant in Chandler, a fine dining steakhouse that closed in 2014. He is now at Blue Hound inside the Kimpton Hotel at CityScape in the downtown Phoenix area (Jefferson Street and Central Avenue).

We picked his brain on certain cooking techniques including sous vie and brining. It’s a must listen for any at-home chefs!

Speaking of cooking at home, check out these great recipes from the Blue Hound:

Beef & Bleu Salad






Blue Hound Mac ‘N Cheese






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