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McCall Chef Gary Kucy is Named James Beard Semifinalist!

Gary Kucy of Rupert's Restaurant in McCall

Gary Kucy of Rupert’s Restaurant in McCall

Gary Kucy, the subject of a story that ran in the Winter issue of Edible Idaho South, was recently named a semifinalist in the esteemed James Beard Awards. Congratulations to Gary! Here’s that story again:

The hinterlands surrounding resort communities like McCall and Sun Valley are teeming with wild game. Right?  But it’s not like buckskin-clad mountain men with scruffy beards are knocking at the backdoors of local restaurants offering up recently harvested elk and deer. It doesn’t work that way. If you hear a shot in the woods during hunting season, that meat is probably going into someone’s personal freezer.… Read More

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