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New chef embraces the old at Chez TJ

Original post made on Dec 22, 2012

The new chef at Chez TJ's, 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 21, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Max Hauser
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 22, 2012 at 12:16 pm

Max Hauser is a registered user.

(It seems the Dec. 21 print version of this article generated a new online copy, so I'll repeat the comment posted to the original online version two weeks earlier.)

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

If anyone's interested, link below is to an archive of 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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