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Cooking with a Gettysburg Chef – Brad Cochran from The Parrot

By Carl Whitehill – History is everywhere in Gettysburg, but it’s not all about the Civil War. In Gettysburg, stores, hotels, inns and restaurants are all found in the nooks and crannies of the town’s heritage – making a great experience for the millions of visitors who travel here every year.

One of Gettysburg’s landmarks, along Chambersburg Street, just a block away from Lincoln Square, is The Parrot – up until a few months ago, known as The Blue Parrot Bistro. We popped in the kitchen at The Parrot to talk to long-time chef Brad Cochran, who’s excited about some of ... Read This Story

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