Al Roker thinks aprons are for wimps.
One thing's for sure: It won't be hanging up chez Roker.
Roker's protagonist makes French food, but the author prefers “quintessential American food.”
The weatherman's new novel features a “celebrity chef, bon vivant, and restaurateur.”
Plus: Another free pizza bar, and David Waltuck's least favorite meat, all in our morning news roundup.