Chef Grant Achatz takes MSG to the Test Kitchen

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.

Chef Grant Achatz about MSG

Chef Harold McGee on MSG

On PBS’ “Mind of a Chef,” Harold McGee addresses common myths about monosodium glutamate, or MSG.

MSG and the Fear of the Known

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