Team Alinea, The Original Time Machine Chefs, Passed On Judging That Other Show
Grant Achatz and the guys over at Next in Chicago are pretty much Time Machine Chefs, except instead of cooking in a giant fake refrigerator TARDIS and
being CG-insterted into traveling to Downton Abbey, they actually just make really cool food in Portholes. So when ABC reached out to them last year, all “Oh heeeeeey, y’all do a similar thing to this thing we’re doing, why don’t you join us in it,” Nick Kokonas did this:
Funny. We got an email in Feb 2011 asking to judge that show. Easy “no” eater.com/archives/2012/…
— nick kokonas (@nickkokonas) August 17, 2012
If there is one thing that Team Alinea is not a fan of, it’s being the object of stupid jokes. Like nuts.
In other news, here’s a cooler Time Masheen.