Moshpix: Get up an up-close look at the frenzied atmosphere inside Schwa restaurant, and the man who make it go -- chef/owner Michael Carlson. We weren't able to snag a reservation, but we were able to take our cameras in the Schwa's kitchen. Chef/owner Michael Carlson (left) is an up-and-coming culinary genius, who chooses -- for now -- to avoid the trappings that can come with being a celebrity chef. "I cook, man, we all cook." 'Nuff said.