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Scott Conant: The Man Behind the Glasses

By Nycole Sariol Photography by Nick Garcia (Blindlight Studio)  Scott Conant receives a lot of flak from his critics. His sometimes brutally honest appraisal of dishes whipped together with off-the-wall ingredients by amateur chefs, oftentimes earns him the role of the “mean guy” on the Food Network’s competition series Chopped. But there’s …