Derek Barnes, owner of Derek's Culinary Casual, and Steve Phelps, owner of Indigenous, met through a mutual friend in 2004, when Barnes was a chef at 5 One 6 Burns and Phelps was a chef at Mattison's Steakhouse at the Plaza.
"Sitting outside at the Half Shell Oyster House takes me back to my days in New Orleans!" says Michael Klauber of Michael's On East. He orders the grilled oysters. Courtesy photos