Bruce Cost

Bruce Cost is widely recognized as one of the nation's leading experts on Asian cooking. An award-winning restaurateur and chef, acclaimed cooking teacher, and former food columnist for the "San Francisco Chronicle, " Cost is now a culinary partner in Big Bowl Restaurants, the Chicago-based chain renowned for its innovative pan-Asian food. He is the author of two other books, "Ginger East to West" and "Big Bowl Noodles and Rice, " a new collection of recipes from the restaurant.