Raleigh, N.C. — Fire in the Triangle is down to only four chefs! This week, we will be getting to know the semi-finalists a little better.
Here are Thompson's answers to four questions we posed to him:
What are the five things that are always in your refrigerator at home?
Always on hand at the Thompson House Refrigerator or Pantry: Keebler Fudge Sticks, Chips and Salsa, Bargain Light Beer, Chicken Breast, Skim and 2 percent Milk
The last five restaurants where you dined – can’t be yours!
NY Pizza Holly Springs, My Way Tavern, CJ’s Street Food (Food Truck), Bojangles’, Dorry’s Downtown Deli
Five favorite cities to dine in and why?
Providence RI- Most under rated food city in the country
Charlotte NC- up and coming food scene
Long Island NY- best mom and pop places in the world i.e. Bagels, Sandwiches and Pizza
Myrtle Beach SC- Fried seafood and Bimini’s Oyster Bar
Holly Springs NC- Home cooking
Finish this sentence – “The best thing I ever ate was…..”
The best thing I’ve ever eaten is Texas Pete Fried Chicken Thigh on white bread with extra hot sauce on top, Crinkled Fries with Ketchup, and Boars Head Pickle Spear