Techno Cuisine

May 13, 2007
(was 04.09.2006)

Chef Homaro Cantu wants you to play with your food. After all, he does - with creations like prosciutto cotton candy, Kalamata olive ice-shavings and edible menus. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, a visit to the kitchen of Homaro Cantu at Moto, in Chicago, Illinois. Also, we meet another brave soul, traveling the culinary highway - we'll spend time with a self-proclaimed Gastronaut, for a trip down the weird, wild, and outrageous byways of food.

  1. Stefan Gates on "Gastronaut"

    Stefan Gates is the author of and a self-described "Gastronaut" – someone who'll stop at nothing to experience a transcendent moment through food, no matter how bizarre.

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  2. Homaru Cantu on his high-tech Chicago restaurant

    TTBOOK Technical Director Caryl Owen visits with chef Homaro Cantu at his genre-bending, high-tech Chicago restaurant called Moto.

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  3. Marsha Mehran on "Pomegranate Soup"

    Marsha Mehran was born in Tehran but grew up in Argentina and is now married to an Irishman.

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  4. Harold McGee on "On Food and Cooking"

    Harold McGee recently visited the kitchen of L'Etoile Restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin with Anne Strainchamps to provide a guided tour of food science.

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  5. Ryan Nerz on "Eat this Book"

    Ryan Nerz talks with Steve Paulson about competitive eating as a bona fide sport modeled on the world wrestling federation.

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