Omnivore - Knife & Fork reviews King + Duke and Gunshow

Checking out the print food media.


The latest issue of Christiane Lauterbach's Knife & Fork has at least one surprise. Ford Fry's latest, King + Duke, earns an unusual three stars while Kevin Gillespie's Gunshow rates only two.

Christiane says this about King + Duke's cuisine, prepared by Chef Joe Schafer:

Delightful inventions such as a combination of crispy torn potatoes and an herb salad used as garnishes for lamb saddle chops with warm green olives and minted salsa verde have much to do with establishing King + Duke's gourmet reputation...The restaurant does all it can to engage its customers imagination.

While calling Gunshow's "food ... almost always tasty and entertaining," the review includes these sentences: