I've gotten in enough "spirited" discussions on CH over the years with the hounds who hew to the authentic to know what sharp elbows they have. (g) I've come at this (obviously) heretical idea of championing those who break away from the tried and true and push the food envelop just as far as it can be pushed. I've also tried the old "The customer is always right" attack, which seems not to carry much, if any, weight with the "authenticers" (riffing on the birthers here, just to tweak my long time foes...hee hee).
But now this latest article http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001... in the WSJ on the under baking of the sacred French baguette seems to be more ammunition in my quiver for the next time the "authentic" war breaks out here. See what you think and feel free to chime in on whatever side of the Mason-Dixon line you reside.