Anyone looking for a picture of the pros and cons of Father's Office should see Jonathan Gold's column in today's LA Weekly. It goes a long way to explaining why I like to show up before 5:30 when I crave that burger.
Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.