After being named 2014 James Beard Best Chef Southwest, Underbelly owner/executive chef Chris Shepherd travels from Houston to Gunshow to be the Hired Guns guest chef on Tuesday, May 27 and Wednesday, May 28. The Texas mega-town's diverse immigrant population -- Vietnamese, Hispanic, Korean and Indian -- inspires this devout locavore and the Asian-leaning new American Creole on Underbelly's menu. Seize your chance to savor Shepherd’s flavorful flair alongside Gunshow’s featured dinner items. Save a seat: 404-380-1886. Forward-thinking foodies will note other upcoming Southern guest chefs in the buzz-worthy series are chef Mike Isabella of Graffiato in Washington, D.C. on June 17-18, chef John Currence of City Grocery in Oxford, Miss. on July 15-16, chef Tandy Wilson from Nashville's City House on August 12-13 and chef Jeremiah Bacon from Charleston's The MacIntosh and Oak Steakhouse on September 30-October 1. More on our blog.