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  • Archive for June 27th, 2007

    Breathing easier. The manuscript does not suck.

    Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

    I got an e-mail from my editor, Jon Karp, which was a great relief. It looks like the book revisions are not going to take too long, and are not going to be too much of a structural overhaul, which means we can get it to the copyeditors by August 1 (which is apparently key […]

    Suppose General Tso had trademarked General Tso’s Chicken?

    Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

    Peter Wells writes about intellectual property skirmishes among chefs today The New York Times, specifically focusing on a lawsuit between Rebecca Charles of Pearl Oyster Bar and Ed McFarland, her former sous chef and owner of Ed’s Lobster Bar in Soho. But excellent and powerful food ideas, it seems to me, seem to be hard […]