Tyler Malek of Salt & Straw may not be your traditional chef, yet his culinary influence can definitely be felt nationwide. Head ice cream maker of the Portland based ice cream parlor, Malek, alongside his cousin Kim, began Salt & Straw in 2011. After a successful stint operating out of a food cart, Salt & Straw now has four locations, including a newly opened Los Angeles shop, as well as have their products sold in countless more retail and restaurant operations throughout the West Coast.
Here, we sit down with the chef to ask him six quick questions about where he finds his inspiration. Read More