Last Call: Remember The Time Joan Time-Traveled On Mad Men To Eat At Le Cirque 6 Years Before It Opened?
Eater: Whoops. Did you catch the gaffe on this week’s Mad Men? Like perhaps that they mistakenly name dropped Le Cirque six years before the restaurant opened? How did Joan snag those reservations?
JM Pure Pastry: Chris Ford of Michael Mina’s Wit & Wisdom in Baltimore won the Emmy– and James Beard Award-winning Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition. You can watch the episode in which he claims his prize here. Feel free to celebrate by dancing along to the stock reggaeton track scoring the episode.
First We Feast: Mission Chinese Food line cook Henry Molina probably isn’t demo-ing any huge revelations for the frequent home cook in his knife tutorial on First We Feast, but the fact that it’s presented in GIF form is utterly mesmerizing. Trust.
The Daily Meal: In a preview for Rene Redzepi’s “At The Chef’s Table” interview with The Daily Meal, he reveals his childhood resentment over being schlepped to Macedonia (his fatherland) for summer vacation instead of getting to go to Italy like the cool kids. Meanwhile, here in America, we were forced to go camping…
Huffington Post: A new, non-shocking report has been released announcing the presence of a totally fucking grotesque amount of antibiotic-resistant bacteria all over your supermarket meat. We’d comment, but we haven’t purchased meat in a supermarket since 1997.
Food & Wine: Ask us how much money Grant Achatz spends on black truffles when they’re in peak season. Seriously, ask. Up to $60,000. Worth it? Worth it.