Posts Tagged ‘Grant Achatz’

Next Up at Rogue 24: David Posey of Chicago’s Blackbird

Grant Achatz protégé David Posey is the latest in a parade of highly touted guest chefs to fill-in for Rogue 24 chef R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Posey, currently the chef de cuisine at Blackbird in Chicago, will helm the open kitchen in Blagden Alley for five nights, beginning on Feb. 7. […]

It’s the Last Week to Talk About the New Year; All Hail Vegetables!

Sometime around mid-December until about the end of the first week of January, we turn into list readers: What was big last year? What will be big in the new year? Shit, I even put together an Out 2010 →  In 2011 list for the blog. People love lists. Maybe humans are actually anal-retentive organizers […]

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 […]

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 […]