@harrydosanj Yes we will.Hopefully in 2014.— Grant Achatz (@Gachatz) December 27, 2013
CHICAGO— Is Grant Achatz working on a cookbook for the Aviary? The chef posted this little tease on Twitter, saying that a book dedicated to his cocktail spot will "hopefully" see the light of day sometime in 2014. Achatz has been throwing around lots of ideas on Twitter of late: Last week, he jokingly suggested to partner Nick Kokonas that they should open a new hotel concept. [Twitter]
LAS VEGAS— Several Las Vegas restaurants will join forces to raise funds for local critic/journalist Max Jacobson, who is in critical condition after being hit by a car two days before Christmas. According to an early press release, "Chefs to the Max" will be an ongoing dinner series, and the event will launch at Rick Moonen's Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Bay on Sunday, January 19. [EaterWire]
PORTLAND— The merrymakers behind Portland's iconic Voodoo Doughnut are launching a record label in January 2014. Willamette Week reports that Voodoo Doughnut Recordings will offer a doughnut-shaped 45rpm record each month of next year; according to a mission statement, each record will include one single "at least peripherally related to doughnuts." [WWeek via EPDX]
FOOD TV— Vice has unleashed another episode of Eddie Huang's Fresh Off the Boat online: Here now, part two of Huang's visit to London, where he eats "proper English breakfasts" and discovers why the English literally mash up their food.