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Next (restaurant) e-book series by Grant Achatz

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I tweeted Nick Kokonas back in early July about the other cookbooks and he said that they were "nearly done...just need to encode and go". Anybody with a connection know anything more? I loved cooking from the Paris book and am dying for more.

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I know I should stop asking...but I was really excited about this, esp when the Paris one came out...but anybody hear anything about this project? Is it dead?

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This is Chef Achatz at Harvard, I don't know why this would cause people to lose their respect for him.

Neither do I. This is brilliant!

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Well, shoot! I just tried to go,download it, and it's no longer there.

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I tweeted Nick Kokonas back in early July about the other cookbooks and he said that they were "nearly done...just need to encode and go". Anybody with a connection know anything more? I loved cooking from the Paris book and am dying for more.

I was beginning to think that they had abandoned the eBook idea, but now there's a glimmer of hope again. From a piece in Chicagoist about Christian Seel, the guy who does their promo films, and who compiled the original Paris eBook:

Chicagoist: You mentioned the electronic cookbooks earlier; do you think they will be released?

CS: They have been talking about a couple different things that I can’t really share at this time, but yes, I am still photographing and we are still producing content. When and how they are released publicly, I don’t honestly know.

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Looks like the Ebooks are not dead...

 

http://eater.com/archives/2014/05/22/first-look-nexts-tour-of-thailand-digital-cookbook.php

 

Seems exciting but I wonder if they will sell enough to justify finishing the series...

It is a very beautiful. The recipes are given in restaurant quantities but since the book gives metric/Imperial measurements it should not be too difficult to make family size dishes.


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