Chefs to Watch 2019: Gerald Addison and Chris Morgan, Maydan and Compass Rose, Washington, D.C.

Amy Cavanaugh

Ask Chris Morgan and Gerald Addison about their food, and chances are, you’re going to get a far-flung anecdote. It may be about eating fattoush in the mountains of Lebanon (“a particularly cool meal,” says Addison) or about cooking a whole goat for a family in Georgia (“We were successful, but I mean, we could’ve done a better job,” Morgan notes). These stories make a few things clear about the co-chefs at...