Thomas Schauer is the brilliant photographer responsible for the beautiful photographs in chef Daniel Boulud's recent cookbook Daniel: My French Cuisine. In addition to shooting stills, Schauer put together a behind the scenes video. Curious about what goes on at a photo shoot in a three-star Michelin kitchen? Watch and learn. Read more >
If you spend as much time in kitchens and restaurants as we do, it can be hard finding time to go to the gym. But don't worry! We've scoured the web to find kitchen workouts to help you keep your eye on your risotto and your waistline.
For those of you into parkour, you can hone your upper body with this exercise while your pot is on the stove, just remember to turn off the gas. Your biceps should burn, not your dinner:
We all want carbs and a great lower body. Work a little rice into your routine with these rice bag squats:
You'll love this kitchen workout that's so easy a lovebird can do it:
Virgin's his name, working out in the kitchen's his game:
And remember, age is just a number. No excuses!
We'll forgive you if up until now the name Mitch Ancona hasn't rung any bells. But pending review by an international governing body, Ancona is the new Guinness World Record holder for most bottles of Champagne opened with a saber in one minute. Ancona, who owns Ancona's Wines and Liquors in Ridgefield and Wilton Connecticut, decapitated 35 bottles of Piper Heidseick Champagne at a fundraiser, beating the previous record of 32 bottles.