Yesterday I was one of five lucky people who judged the first annual Lamb Jam in San Francisco. The culinary competition was put on by Fans of Lamb and the American Lamb Board, hosted by chef Matt Accarrino of SPQR restaurant, and featured 20 of the city's top eateries. Each participating chef — among them Chef vs. City star Chris Cosentino and Top Chef season 6 contestant Mattin Noblia — was given a different part of lamb and asked to create a delicious bite. From lamb sausage to lamb crostini, there was no shortage of creativity and good eats.
To take a look at all 20 dishes and see my thoughts of each one, keep reading.