Pork Soda

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Ryan Skeen, he of the flap-meat burger, tells Restaurant Girl that his love of pork is an “all consuming addiction which I have happily learned to embrace.” But don’t take that as a sign of trendiness. When asked about trends he wishes would die, he says, “Anything the media dubs a culinary trend. I think if cooks spent more time working on their technique and studying their history of food the industry would be in a much better place.” So what’s his non-trendy dream project? “I would like to do an old school butcher shop with a soda fountain and lunch counter.” Sign us up. [Restaurant Girl]