Eating with Eric Podcast

Episode 2 – Chef Leia Gaccione, from canned beans to South + Pine’s “Swear Jar”

The Passaic native takes us from her "not glamorous at all" beginnings in food to her three-star restaurant in Morristown.

Chef Leia Gaccione. Photo: Eric Levin
Photo: Eric Levin

The Passaic native takes us from her “not glamorous at all” beginnings in food (ramen packets and her grandfather’s “mean” canned baked beans) to the screw-up that sent her to cooking school to the “swear jar” on the counter at South + Pine, her three-star restaurant in Morristown.

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