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Experimental Cooking

On Rocky IV, Modernist Cuisine, and Keeping the (Kitchen) Romance Alive

Elizabeth Gunnison | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Elizabeth Gunnison

Maybe cooking, like athletics, can be divided into two camps: the rationalists and the romantics. Ivan Drago is Nathan Mhyrold; Rocky is Julia Child.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Science Food

Michael Nagrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Nagrant

Alinea and Grant Achatz's cooking was even sometimes dubbed soulless. Like me, though, many of these critics had never eaten the food or spoken with the chef. I think maybe, all they needed to do was eat at Alinea once to discover the truth.