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Eating Out - November 29, 2019

At the table

Goat polo, tech titans and running a family restaurant with Jamis MacNiven of Buck's

by Elena Kadvany

"I'm deep in Kurdistan right now," Jamis MacNiven wrote back to my late summer email asking to meet him for a lunch interview. "I have to go play polo now with a dead goat. It's a Kurdistan thing."

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This interview was lightly edited and condensed for clarity and length. Email Elena Kadvany at [email protected] To subscribe to her Peninsula Foodist newsletter, go to


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