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Stream the Cecilia Chiang Documentary; wd~50's Final Menus Announced

Plus, celebrated Florida chef Norman Van Aken to open a cooking school.

FOOD ON FILM— In the mood to catch up on documentaries this weekend? Just a friendly remainder that Soul of a Banquet, the documentary about Chinese food legend Cecilia Chiang, is now available to watch online (the film can be purchased for $12.99). In the trailer, food luminaries like Alice Waters and Ruth Reichl talk about Chiang's legacy: "She has this taste memory that goes back to a time that there aren't a lot of people alive who remember the food of that China," Reichl says. [EaterWire]

NEW YORK CITY— Wizard of modernist cooking Wylie Dufresne is going all-out during the final weeks of his celebrated NYC restaurant wd~50The chef has announced wd's final dinners will be ticketed affairs. A set of dinners called "wd~50: Then and Now" will offer an 11-course prix fixe representing the restaurant's 11-year run in its current Lower East Side space; the final event, "Last Call," promises a "final feast curated by chef Dufresne and comprised of his favorite dishes from the years." Tickets to both experiences, plus a Turkey Day dinner, will be available starting October 30. [EaterWire]

MIAMI— Chef Norman Van Aken has announced plans to open his own cooking school in Miami. Titled "In the Kitchen with Norman Van Aken at the Vagabond," the school plans a spring 2015 opening. [Miami Herald]