WILLIAMS-SONOMA: 125 WESTCHESTER AVE., WHITE PLAINS
Keller, who opened the landmark French Laundry in Yountville, Calif, and now runs a mini-empire “up-valley,” has won numerous James Beard Foundation awards and continues to be at the forefront of American restaurant scene.
His latest addition is Ad Hoc, which was to be a temporary restaurant set up in an old diner while a permanent restaurant was to be built. But the $50 prix fixe menu that changes daily and the laid-back atmosphere proved so popular Ad Hoc became permanent.
I’ve almost bought the book when I had dinner at Ad Hoc in January, but didn’t want to lug it back to Stamford…so if I can get away from work for a little while, I might see you there.
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POST SCRIPT: If you haven’t seen the DVD extra on Disney’s Ratatouille where Keller talks about his cooking philosophy and describes the detailed process of working with animators to create the cooking scenes, you gotta check it out.