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Regarding the Legend That Is Cecilia Chiang, and The Mandarin
Here’s a video in advance of the tribute happening at Pebble Beach Food & Wine.
Cecilia Chiang to Get Lifetime Achievement Honor at This Year’s Beard
The 93-year-old restaurateur is credited with having introduced Americans to the spicier side of Szechuan and Hunan cooking.
Scenes From Last Night’s Stars Reunion Dinner With Chef Jeremiah Tower
It was a regular love fest amongst a bunch of old friends and colleagues.
Michael Bauer Ate a 33-Course Banquet By an Acclaimed Chinese Chef, and You
Yu Bo, a renowned young chef from Chengdu, came to the Bay Area to cook this private meal only two dozen people went to.
A Little Bit of Funny From Cecilia Chiang
She prints emails and mails them around, apparently.
Cecilia Chiang Offers Longevity Advice
“I never take naps.”
Tricks of the Trade
Corey Lee Fools Cecilia Chiang With Faux Shark Fin
She apparently had no idea it was faux, and that was a great compliment.
Central Kitchen Named One of Five Hot Openings for 2012
Also, Thomas McNaughton, Thomas Keller, and Cecilia Chiang all make a list of American Culinary Icons.
Shark Fin Ban Battle Gets Hot: Which Side is Yao Ming On?
Sides are increasingly being drawn, with powerful San Francisco lawmakers and Chinese restaurant owners on one side and green celebrities and environmental activists on the other.
A Message From the Year 1980 About California Food Trends, Via Ruth Reichl
“Suddenly you can’t walk down the street without bumping into cheese stores that stock eight kinds of blue cheese and ten varieties of chèvre.”
Quote of the Day
James Beard Loved Gossip
“He used to say, ‘Gossip at the table makes the food taste better.’”
Catching Up With Bay Area Food Legends; Another Hooters Waitress Sues