Chefs and Restaurants

Cherif Mbodji and Aaron Bludorn on Friendship, Hospitality, and Family

Liz Grossman

Cherif Mbodji and Aaron Bludorn were trying to figure out if they could pull off two or three December Phish shows in New York City and still make it back in time for New Year’s Eve service in Houston. It’s just one thing the business partners do when they aren’t running Bludorn, Navy Blue, and Bar Bludorn. They met at Café Boulud...