Chefs to Watch 2019: Anthony Strong, Prairie, San Francisco

Chandra Ram

Ask Anthony Strong to tell you about his San Francisco restaurant, Prairie, and he’ll be ready with an answer, but not a straight line.

“The idea is kind of still going, still evolving,” he says about his first restaurant as a chef/owner. You can start by calling it irreverently personal. “I named the restaurant for my high school punk band,” Strong laughs. “We mostly played bad cover songs. I...