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west.jpgCunninghame West, Valentino Restaurant's executive chef, tells tales of wild youth in Virginia, Hawaii and California in an interview with Eating Our Words. The wandering Hotel Derek chef started out as a bus boy at the same resort where Dirty Dancing was filmed, worked as a prep cook in Maui, and somehow ended up homeless with a Porsche in California. He also slept near a drifter named "John Strange." [EOW]

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