The Chef's Library is a series in which we ask chefs around town to tell us about their favorite cookbooks. Today, we talk to David LeFevre, chef at M.B. Post. "I have a kind of huge collection that spans a few shelves," LeFevre admits. We asked him to choose a few that stand out in his mind. For ... More >>
On a bench outside Handsome Coffee Roasters in downtown Los Angeles' arts district, after the requisite coffee inside and under the (also requisite) California sun, Roy Choi sat down late last week to talk about, well, lots of things. He wanted a cigarette, or a few of them. He wanted to be close to ... More >>
JeremiahTower.comJeremiah Tower on the beachCookbook collectors, get moving. Speed is necessary if you're going to snag a choice book from the collection that celebrity chef Jeremiah Tower has sold to Omnivore Books on Food in San Francisco. "They've gone fairly quickly," says rare book exp ... More >>
marcopierrewhite.orgMarco Pierre White in Afghanistan It's probably safe to say that Marco Pierre White, the English chef who famously earned three Michelin stars at the age of 33 -- at the time the youngest chef ever to do so -- and just as famously gave them up six years later when he reti ... More >>
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Deborah JonesChef Thomas KellerThomas Keller's Los Angeles Bouchon Bistro, which opens a week from tonight, will serve the same menu, more or less, as his other two Bouchons, in Yountville and Las Vegas. But Keller says that even though the menu has stayed pretty much the same, the space has ... More >>