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New chef embraces the old at Chez TJ

Original post made on Dec 8, 2012

The new chef at Chez TJ, Mountain View's only Michelin-starred restaurant, says that diners shouldn't expect to find agar noodles or other hallmarks of molecular gastronomy on the menu.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 7, 2012, 3:58 PM

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Posted by Garrett
a resident of another community
on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:33 am

Wish you success in getting two more stars. Even one star will be great. Good Luck and have fun making great good.


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Posted by Mr. Nice
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Dec 8, 2012 at 8:48 pm

Do they have a Dollar menu?


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Posted by Political Insider
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:52 am

Will fois gras return to the menu?


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Posted by Max Hauser
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 11, 2012 at 2:18 am

Max Hauser is a registered user.

Here's wishing the best of luck to new chef Gallagher (the 11th in that role, by my count, since TJ himslf died in 1994).

If anyone's interested, link below is to Robert Rich's 20th-anniversary (2002) Voice review of Chez TJ, containing little-known background details. (Robert wrote Voice restaurant reviews 2002-2004. Some are classics, still displayed in downtown restaurant windows.)

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