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Vongerichten Wants to Know What Achatz is Smoking

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten
Jean-Georges Vongerichten
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There are a lot of questions one may choose to ask Grant Achatz regarding his inspiration. In the aptly named video series Burning Questions, from with Plate magazine, Jean-Georges Vongerichten asks just one. After dining at Alinea's takeover of Eleven Madison Park he asks of Achatz: "I want to know what you're smoking?"

After a fit of giggles, Achatz composes himself and gives a pretty classy answer. See the video below.

·Vongrerichten to Achatz: WTF? [Plate]
·Alinea at EMP [-EChi-]

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