Chicago chef Grant Achatz joins Tasting Table in an interview about one of his favorite ingredients — monosodium glutamate (MSG)!

Chef Achatz’ Chicago restaurant, Alinea, has won numerous accolades, and he has won numerous awards from prominent culinary institutions and publications including the “Rising Star Chef of the Year Award” for 2003, “Best Chef in the United States” for 2008, and he was a 2012 “Who’s Who Inductee” by the James Beard Foundation.