It's definitely silly season in the news these days, which does not necessarily correspond with broccoli season. Oh well, every vegetable deserves its day in the sun. Even if it's been turned into a political football.
Really cool blog post from Jonathan Gold. for those who haven't been following the series, he was asked to show some visiting Hong Kong hotshot chefs around the San Gabriel Valley. He may have gotten more out of it than they did. And yes, I'm jealous!
A good culinary school an give you a broad understanding of cooking fundamentals, but at what price? Apprenticeships are cheaper (though not free), but is two years of saying "yes chef" the same as an education?