Chambar Effect


Chambar Effect | Legend, Phenomenon | The strange phenomenon in which a job at Chambar, a celebrated Belgian-Moroccan eatery on Beatty Street, can propel an individual toward a brighter, more independent future in the restaurant scene. To wit, here are some past Chambar employees and the names of the establishments they’ve opened since moving on: Tannis Ling (Bao Bei, Kissa Tanto), Roger Collins (Calabash), Mark Brand (Boneta, Save On Meats, Portside, No.1 Noodle House, Sea Monstr Sushi), Slavita Johnson and Eleanor Chow (Cadeaux), Paul Grunberg (L’Abattoir, Savio Volpe, Pepino’s, La Tana), Robbie Kane (Medina), Josh Pape (The Diamond, Wildebeest, Lucky Taco, Bells and Whistles, Bufala), Frankie Harrington (Meat & Bread, Como Taperia), David Robertson (Dirty Apron), and Justin Tisdall (Juke Fried Chicken).

Usage | “What do you think they put in the water there to create the mysterious Chambar Effect?”explore-the-lexicon

 

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