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Chef Problems: Trying To Find Liquid Nitrogen During A Hurricane

Why would you need liquid nitrogen during a hurricane? Actually, come to think of it, it would make a really good substitute for ice. You could also use it to freeze-dry foods you need to preserve. Or, if you’re Alton Brown, you might need it for a demonstration you’re doing on television on Wednesday (that is, if we even have a Wednesday):

Numerous fans suggested Dave Arnold, well-known Time Lord and head bartender of Booker & Dax — and his bar manager Tristan Willey responded:

Is this the chef version of borrowing a cup of sugar? Probably. ‘Scuse us, we’re going to pop over to Jean-Georges to borrow some foie gras. For hurricane purposes.


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