Like Break of Dawn's Dee Nguyen and the Playground's Jason Quinn, Danny Godinez cut his teeth and proved his chops during stints at the most expensive and uppity restaurants in the county, including Michael Mina's Stonehill Tavern and Charlie Palmer. He lists Thomas Keller's and Ferran Adrià's cookbooks as essentials. And when we asked him where he sees himself in five years, he answered, "Working hard to earn a... More >>>