July 2017 Magazines - Page 66

Haute Spot The Black Sheep Kitchen • Wine • Cocktails By Aly Wagonseller I LOVE THAT OUR CITY ATTRACTS EXTREMELY talented chefs with dreams of owning their own places. Perfectionists that work hard, learn the trade and develop a unique style and taste of their own with the intention of leaving the grind behind and opening a neighborhood joint that reflects the expertise and care you’d find in a Strip establishment, but under a tiny roof that serves us locals. The Black Sheep, located at 8680 W. Warm Springs Road, is just such a place, with Aureole and DB Brasserie alum Chef Jamie Tran, along with partners Andy Hooper and Jon Schwalb, creating a super cool bistro experience that offers inspired cuisine, an impressive wine list and crafted cock- tails you’d never expect so close to home. The name “The Black Sheep” is an homage to Chef Tran’s playfully rebellious spirit of becoming a female chef in a male dominated industry that included her own father, along with Hooper’s d