"When we’re pushing ourselves to do better, we step on a few things."
Don't expect seasonal, painstakingly authentic Italian cuisine.
Says the molecular gastronomist: "My food comes from a farm and I serve it on a table."
Mystery ingredients galore and a trip to the CIA trip up the cheftestants.
"When Michael came into the restaurant, that dish wasn't on the menu yet. I just whipped it up off the top of my head just for him."
Also in the magazine this week: openings in Brooklyn and Queens, and a recipe for sugar snap peas.
Wylie Dufresne will be serving the fish in powder form, of course.
John Zorn will also participate in a special tasting event.
The chefs reinvent pub food, and the cast of 'The Real Housewives of Orange County' drop by for cocktails.
Not a single Bay Area chef numbers among the 22 new and returning chef-testants.
He's among the new wave of chefs that are getting into cocktails.
Also in the magazine this week: 'Eating Animals,' reviewed, and sugarless kids' meals.
A recap of last night's episode.
The chef's wife, Maile Carpenter, is sworn to secrecy about their favorite restaurants.
"It's nice to pop one little bite of something ice-cold into your mouth. "