How he worked himself out of the kitchen.
See our slideshow of the refreshed dining room, complete with a really delicious steak.
The chef takes the cover of the paper's final food issue before it gets folded into a "Saturday" section.
The chef gets some great French Laundry publicity during the Oscar telecast.
Supposedly the deal's been in the works for months.
Hollingsworth is here; Kaimeh is there.
In this week's New York mag, a server at Thomas Keller's Per Se in Manhattan talks blacklisted customers, including multiple couples who have snuck off to the bathroom to have sex, and one lady who threw up on the table...
Also, Three Twins Ice Cream pops up again.
Bouchon stays open while the rest take breathers.
A rare chance to buy the butter served at Per Se and the French Laundry.
He tried to walk in with a party of three. No dice.
The fun kicks off with a dinner on Thursday night.
Fruity Pebbles and a butter-poached lobster, please.
The French Laundry spinoff gets its four stars renewed.
Thomas Keller would like to remind you that his food is really quite exquisite.
Might the London critics be harder to please than Michelin?
It's a blue door!
They'll be open daily from 7 a.m. to noon, until further notice.
The fawning half-hour doc is airing only in Southern California at the moment.
"This company is 200 years older than me, so I feel young tonight," Keller said.