Posts Tagged ‘Alinea’

Carol Blymire to Live Blog the Beard Awards

Blymire representin' with the Wienermobile Y&H has made no secret of his affection for Carol Blymire's Alinea at Home blog, in which the self-described "single chick in a broke-ass kitchen with no culinary training" cooks her way through one of the most complicated cookbooks on earth. For fun, no less. I'm not the only one […]

Grant Achatz Argues That Celebrity Chefs Shouldn’t Be Tied to the Kitchen

Grant Achatz writes a regular column for the Atlantic Food Channel, in which the Alinea chef ruminates over a variety of subjects in a straight-forward, no-nonsense style. His latest piece argues that celebrity chefs, such as, well, Grant Achatz, can do more good for their restaurants, their employees, their brand, and even their customers by […]

Grant Achatz Explains Why He’s a Control Freak

Y&H has never eaten at Alinea, but I wouldn't hesitate for a second to put myself in chef Grant Achatz's hands for dinner. I don't care if I'm paying the dude $225 for his 23-course "tour" menu, Achatz has carte blanche over my meal whenever I get the chance to step foot into his place. […]

To All You Lame April Foolers: Get Back to Me When Grant Achatz Takes Part in Your Gag

Carol Blymire, the Takoma Park resident who's blogging her way through the Alinea cookbook, has just pulled off the best April Fool's joke ever. Carol's New Gig!!! from Carol Blymire on Vimeo.

Daily Food Blog Roundup: A Few of My Favorite Things

After last week, in which Y&H spent more time with his computer than his bed, his wife, and his dog combined, and after a full weekend of cooking, eating, and cooking some more, Y&H is ready to ease into his week with some of his favorite blogs. Alinea at Home overcomes her fear of the […]

Daily Food Blog Roundup: Cooking for the Weekend

Don't know about you, but after a long work week, I love to hole up in the kitchen and cook. Carrie and I don't get to do that much, given my obsessive devotion to dining out, but this weekend we're hosting a craft-beer party for the Shitheads that promises to keep us in the kitchen most of Saturday. I can't […]

Tom Colicchio Sells Out Grant Achatz for Diet Coke

OK, let me see if I have this right: Tom Colicchio, the celebrated toque and head judge on Top Chef, mocks one of the most inventive culinary minds in the country, Alinea's Grant Achatz, for the sake of selling more Diet Cokes? Make no mistake, that shrimp balancing on wires in Colicchio's Oscar-night commercial is […]