Kitchens We Love: Newly Minted James Beard Award Winner Nina Compton Shows Her Loft Kitchen

Kitchens We Love: Newly Minted James Beard Award Winner Nina Compton Shows Her Loft Kitchen

By Tim McKeough
The chef’s personal kitchen is right upstairs from her work one in New Orleans.

Nina Compton: My husband‚ Larry Miller‚ and I live in a loft-style apartment above our new restaurant‚ Bywater American Bistro. People think I’m crazy for living upstairs from my work‚ but for me‚ it’s actually convenient. I don’t have to drive anywhere. I can go downstairs and check on people. And if I need a break‚ I can just come upstairs and decompress for ten minutes before going back down. I like it a lot.

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