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Michelin Inspector Interview; Camino, Meadowood Pastry Chef Shuffles; More

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VIDEO INTERLUDE - Nightline interviewed an anonymous Michelin inspector, who had her face blurred out and chose to go by the single letter "M." Click through to hear about how reviewing restaurants is like judging dog shows, the lonely life of a Michelin critic, and also an anecdote from Eric Ripert about the moment he got his third star. [-EN-]

OAKLAND - Russel and Allison Moore have found a pastry chef to take over dessert duties at Camino. Rikki Garcia, who has worked at The Village Pub and Lark Creek Inn is now in house creating more experimental desserts than what regular Camino patrons are used to. Expect some things roasted over the open flame as well. [GrubStreet]

PASTRY CHEF EXTRA - The Restaurant at Meadowood has elected Boris Portnoy as its new pastry chef. This year, Portnoy was named a "Rising Star Pastry Chef" by Starchefs and was last seen at Campton Place. [EaterWire]

ANGRIES - Lets take a moment to remember Mr. 30-Law-Suits, the wheelchair wielding Craig Thomas Yates from the Chile Lindo empanada eviction story. Well he's at it again in the Richmond district. According to this Chron story, Yates sued three merchants and the landlord of a building at Clement and Arguello streets, arguing that access impediments in the building's retail stores and restaurants violated his rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Other small businesses in the area have received similar complaints in recent months." [Chron]

The Restaurant at Meadowood

900 Meadowood Lane, , CA 94574 (707) 967-1205 Visit Website

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