Wylie Dufresne Swears He Was Never Trying to Gross You Out

The chef looks back, and ahead.
The chef looks back, and ahead. Photo: Kelsey McNeal/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

“There have been times in the history of anonymous restaurant writing that people have said useful things that help you grow. But if someone says, ‘That was gross,’ well, I’d say that’s a gross exaggeration.” —Alder and wd~50 chef Wylie Dufresne knows that he’s pushed the envelope these last ten years, but his goal was always just to serve food that “tasted good.” [Eater NY, Earlier, Related]