CHEF 5 BITES } Eric McKamey

DC native Eric McKamey is the executive chef of the newly expanded Curious Grape Wine, Dine & Shop. Prior to joining The Curious Grape, McKamey served as a sous chef at PassionFish in Reston and exec chef at Local 16. He also worked in the kitchens at Central, CityZen, Palena,Proof and 2941.

1. Chicken sandwich with cheese and onion at El Pollo Sabroso in Mount Pleasant

2. Steak tartare with french fries at Bistrot du Coin

3. Anything from Palena's cafe

4. Steamed crabs from Jimmy Cantler's Riverside Inn in Annapolis

5. Steak and cheese from Yum's Carryout on 14th Street