Joshua Miller of 320 Main, Part Two

Today we continue our Q&A with Chef Joshua Miller of 320 Main. If you missed the first part, read it here.

Stay tuned tomorrow for our final installment: a recipe from the chef.

What would you'd like to see more of in Orange County from a culinary standpoint:

Resurgence of grass-roots recipes with modern twists, more family-style diners.


What would you'd like to see less of in Orange County from a culinary standpoint:

Fast food.

Favorite cookbook:

Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook 1956.

What show would you pitch to the Food Network?

Culinary Arts for Kids.

Weirdest thing you've ever eaten:

Barbequed iguana.

You're making an omelet. What's in it?

Eggs, bacon, green onion, tomato, aged Vermont cheddar.

You're at the market. What do you buy two of?

Green apples.

Weirdest customer request:

A guest needed a gluten, lactose & sugar free dinner. Not weird I guess, but extremely diffcult.

Favorite OC restaurant(s) other than your own:

Spark Woodfire Grill in Huntington Beach.

Hardest lesson you've learned:

Grace under fire, remain composed despite chaotic surroundings/situations.

What would the last meal on Earth be?

Beef stroganoff, lobster, artichokes & fried chicken & waffles.

Who's your hero? Culinary or otherwise?

Alton Brown.

What cuisine that you are unfamiliar with would you want to learn more about and why?

Japanese: There is pride in the culture's ancestry and traditions.

320 Main, 320 Main St., Seal Beach, CA 90740, (562) 799-6246;