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Chef Homaro Cantu holds a tomato in the kitchen of his Chicago restaurant Moto in 2007. Haute cuisine and extreme science collided in the kitchen of Chef Cantu, who took his own life Tuesday.
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April 18, 2015 A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.
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Brazilian fruits, including jambu and tapereba (lower right), displayed for a gathering of chefs in Sao Paolo.
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November 13, 2014 A group of chefs gathered this month in Sao Paolo to talk about how they can help preserve biodiversity. Among their warnings: If we lose food products, we will lose flavors and traditions.
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A peek inside the kitchen of Next, an early adopter of the ticket system that's replacing reservations at some restaurants.
Courtesy of Christian Seel
August 5, 2014 High-end restaurants featuring rock star chefs are starting to turn to tickets to stem the tide of no-shows. In the future, going out to eat could become a lot like going to a sold-out concert.
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