Yes, Pat -- his name is Ming Tsai. He was the chef at
Santacafe for about a year (I think back in 1995-96).
I know Ming from his days in San Francisco, when he
worked under Ken Oringer at Silks.
I have yet to try his food at Blue Ginger. Are you
planning to go there ?
BTW, Ken Oringer is now chef at Clio (in the Eliot
Hotel) in Boston. You must eat there if you are in
Boston. His food is super.