Something old might read new again: Just another devil with a deal.
Drafted for the LATimes/2008
Joel Robuchon recently made news in the food blogosphere by doing what chefs have done since Al Gore invented the internet: complain about food bloggers. Judging by the latest trend, you can expect him to become one any day now.
MarioBatali, after all, went from lambasting to posting in less time Continue reading
Media Dish: Reality Bites/LATimes/September 2007
“Top Chef” is the jackhammer of the food world. Even with earplugs, it is impossible to tune out.
The reality show in which cooks compete in various staged challenges is already in its third season on the Bravo channel. But even for someone who might be fortunate enough not to know a remote from a microwave, there is no escape: “Top Chef” is also covered relentlessly — exhaustively, even — on blogs and websites and online discussion boards.
Los Angeles Times
Don’t ask Pierre Gagnaire how many ounces of bittersweet chocolate go into one of his desserts, let alone how long to bake it. The notoriously imaginative Paris chef has more important insights to impart. Continue reading