It's a special moment when you realize another mortal being understands you: your wants, your needs, your desires, and yes, your cravings for breakfast burritos. And we have found that in Jim Gaffigan, thanks to his delightful new book Food: A Love Story. Is this not our own love story, Jim?!
If you've ever wondered what Jamie Oliver looks like singing a Taylor Swift song ... we'd ask you why you would ever wonder that. But now we know, and it's still kind of weird. But the cakes look good!
It's time to face the facts: if you want to open a restaurant that is a) not ginormous, b) not in Las Vegas, and c) does not serve donkey sauce, you are not going to ever be a millionaire. Sorry to disappoint.
It's been a bode for female chefs this month, after Acquavit'sEmma Bengtsson landed a second Michelin star for the restaurant. She's only the second female executive chef to have two Michelin stars under her belt (the first being Dominique Crenn in San Francisco). Turns out, Bengtsson almost didn't take the job in the first place. With the wave of her success, it's safe to say now: no more excuses, lady chefs.
The stuff of fantasies? Perhaps. But it seems like Good Cop Eric Ripert and Bad Cop Anthony Bourdain are teaming up with Eclat chocolatier Christopher Curtin to craft their very own chocolate bar called Good & Evil. Oh, of course they are.
According to Zagat, the bar will be previewed on November 8th, with a wider release shortly thereafter, although no details yet on where one might procure one of these bars. Is this whole thing conjuring strange Willy Wonka hallucinations for anyone else? Are Eric and Tony strolling about a giant chocolate factory somewhere with silly hats and pimp canes chortling to one another? We have to imagine that they are, and so, naturally, we began speculating wildly about a celebrity chef cast for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. You’re welcome.