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Timothy Hollingsworth @ The Strand House (Manhattan Beach, CA)

Timothy Hollingsworth The Strand House: Culinary Masters Series 117 Manhattan Beach Blvd Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 Dining date: 5/20/13 Considering he spent the past 12 years at The French Laundry (the last 3+ years as Chef de Cuisine),¬†represented¬†America in the Bocuse d’Or (placing sixth in 2009, the best American placement to date), and won the…

The French Laundry – 12/23/09
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The French Laundry – 12/23/09

The French Laundry is a food temple Рa trek that any gourmand in America must make at least once in their lifetime. I first went in July of 2004, and it was easily the most anticipated meal of my life. I remember not being able to sleep much the night before. The restaurant had just gone through a renovation and had not announced an official re-opening date. I was playing around on OpenTable one night and stumbled upon an availability.  I remembered having to wake my dad to tell him this news, and use his credit card in order to confirm this reservation.