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Oddly, chef Thomas Keller (not the poker

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 13, 2005

Oddly, chef Thomas Keller (not the poker player) has never tasted “Oysters and Pearls”, one of his signature dishes. “In the ten years it’s been on his menu, he’s never once tasted it, and now is too superstitious to even think about it.”

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Joel Robuchon to open Atelier restaurant in

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 30, 2005

Joel Robuchon to open Atelier restaurant in the Four Seasons Hotel in New York next spring.

Molecular gastronomist Ferran Adria of El Bulli

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 15, 2005

Molecular gastronomist Ferran Adria of El Bulli has his own Lay’s potato chips in Spain. “Having eaten the entire bag, we can now report that they were noticably better than your average potato chips; the crispiness was just a little grainier than usual, if that makes sense, and the flavor more pleasant.”

How to find your dream job

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 11, 2005

How to find your dream job. Advice from four people, including chef Tom Colicchio, on finding that once-in-a-lifetime job.

Fictional Iron Chef match-up between Thomas Keller

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 30, 2005

Fictional Iron Chef match-up between Thomas Keller and Heston Blumenthal of Fat Duck. Arguing over food science has never been so interesting.

Food and Wine magazine’s list of the

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 24, 2005

Food and Wine magazine’s list of the ten best new chefs in America.