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Dining, SFoodie The <em>SF Weekly</em> Guide to Decanting Wine

The SF Weekly Guide to Decanting Wine

A former Microsoft technology guy, Nathan Myhrvold, is all over the Internet this week with a video showing that he believes the best way to decant wine is to use a blender. "Decanting is about doing two things," Myhrvold told…
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Fresh Eats: How to Read a $625 Cookbook, for Free

You probably missed the Modernist Cuisine reading at Omnivore Books last week. Most of us did. The cost of attendance: purchasing a copy of Nathan Myhrvold's six-volume, 2,400-page magnum opus — one of the most talked-about, controversial books of the…
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Dining, SFoodie S.F. Public Library to Acquire the Six-Volume <em>Modernist Cuisine</em>

S.F. Public Library to Acquire the Six-Volume Modernist Cuisine

I was out for dinner with a couple of friends, talking about the reading Nathan Myhrvold gave this week at Omnivore Books, which we had all missed. The cost of attendance: purchasing a copy of Myhrvold's six-volume, 2,400-page Modernist…
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Dining, SFoodie The Grail of Modernist Cooking, at an Epic Price

The Grail of Modernist Cooking, at an Epic Price

What started as one former techie's quest to master sous-vide cooking developed into a hyper-ambitious, sprawling compendium of virtually every modern culinary technique. Former Microsoft CTO Nathan Myhrvold took a crew of 20 chef-scientists and holed up for years in…
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