Chefs to Watch 2019: Keith Corbin, Alta Adams, Los Angeles

Adrian Miller

“I like to take risks,” Keith Corbin says confidently, and the food at Alta Adams in west Los Angeles reflects those intentions. Corbin is one of a growing number of African American chefs who are using fine-dining concepts to both highlight and redefine their traditional food. He calls his signature culinary style “California soul food,” a blend of ingredients from the American South with a nod to the influences of Asian and Latin...