Most people know Mac McCaughan as the guitarist from Superchunk, or as one of the co-founders of Merge Records, home to Arcade Fire, Spoon, She & Him, Neutral Milk Hotel, M Ward and more. But did you also know that he is married to a James Beard award winning chef, and one of the guys from Arcade Fire says her restaurant is the reason the band signed to Merge?
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Reusing, 42, is only the third chef in North Carolina to win a James Beard award. From the stage Monday, she thanked her husband, Mac McCaughan, a singer and guitarist in the rock band Superchunk and co-founder of Merge Records, based in Chapel Hill.