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Tony Maws is the chef and owner of Craigie on Main in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was nominated by the James Beard Foundation for "Best Chef: Northeast" in 2009 and in 2010, and was also honored as a "Best New Chef" by 'Food & Wine' magazine in 2005. Along with his work in 17 restaurants, he attributes much of his success to his grandmother and culinary muse Hannah.
If you've been hanging 'round Eatocracy long enough, you'll know we're also big fans of superstar grannies in the kitchen - and Maws is here to explain just why that is.
5 Reasons Our Grandmothers Are (and Always Will Be) Our Culinary Muses: Tony Maws
2. Grandmothers are not afraid of fat
3. Grandmother food makes us feel better
4. Seasoning to taste - not per the recipe
5. Eating with grandmothers is the ultimate social networking activity
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