Former three-star chef and restaurateur, Joel Robuchon, discusses his experience as a chef in Japan, Paris and New York. He opened several restaurants, including L'Atalia in Paris, before he moved to the Four Seasons in New York City. His new venture is called L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon and is being touted as the new gem in New York dining.||Next, a roundtable on food writing with Editor-in-Chief of Gourmet Magazine, Ruth Reichl, author Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Jane Smiley, and illustrator, Maira Kalman. The writers discuss their shared love of food and how they approach the task of evaluating and writing about food.||In a rebroadcast from an episode that originally aired June 23, 2006, author of the book "Heat", Bill Buford, discusses his experiences as an apprentice chef working with a Dante-quoting butcher in Italy.
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