That Time Thomas Keller Found Andrew Zimmern Blacked Out in the Liquor Room

Now he's got the Munchies.
Now he's got the Munchies. Photo: The Stew

“I did a year at Rakel, you know, with Thomas, and that was great. But he and couple of other guys found me drunk from the night before, passed out on the floor. When he saw me for the first time, I don’t know it was like ten years ago, I was helping a friend, he literally walked across the room, gave me a hug, whispered in my ear, ‘I thought you were dead.’” —The 2013 James Beard Award winner, who’s the subject of the latest Vice “Munchies” episode, had a pretty rough start in the industry. [Vice, Earlier]