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Gael Greene

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Gael Greene is an American restaurant critic, author and novelist. She became New York magazine's restaurant critic in fall 1968, at a time when most New Yorkers were unsophisticated about food and there were few chefs anyone knew by name, and for four decades both documented and inspired the city's and America's growing obsession with food.
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A Life in 12 Recipes
by Jean-Georges Vongerichten (Oct 07, 2019)
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One of the most influential chef-restaurateurs of all time reflects on a career defined by surprising, delicious food.Jean-Georges Vongerichten was born into a coal-business family in rural Alsace. He didnt enroll at a top culinary program. He was kicked out of high school at age fifteen. How, then, did he find himself apprenticing with the most re...