A taste of Boston with Chef Karen Akunowicz

Explore Boston with James Beard 2018 Regional Best Chef Karen Akunowicz.

As part of Capital One’s ongoing partnership with the James Beard Foundation, Capital One cardholders get year-round access to special events and dining experiences. “A Regional Taste” provides a one-of-a-kind culinary tour of the hometowns of five recent James Beard Regional Best Chef award winners. Join host and Chef Antonia Lofaso for this five-city tour that concludes with the chefs coming together to prepare a Capital One cardholder dinner at the James Beard House in New York City.

In this episode of “A Regional Taste,” host and Chef Antonia Lofaso joins James Beard 2018 Regional Best Chef Karen Akunowicz in her hometown of Boston, Massachusetts. This episode was recorded prior to February 2020.

Boston might be famous for its history and baseball, but it is becoming known for its powerhouse of women-led kitchens. Chef Karen Akunowicz takes us on a Boston culinary tour that is grounded in the places and people that helped her start a career in the restaurant industry. Today she is the owner of Fox & The Knife, where she uses her experiences in Italy to create homemade pastas.

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