I THOUGHT, "OH, BAD CHOICE, BAD CHOICE -- WHAT DOES A FRENCH GUY KNOW ABOUT A QUESADILLA?": After tonight's Top Chef Masters, I just want to say that if I ever need someone to tell me bad news in my life, I want it to be Chicago's Rick Bayless. I've never seen a chef with such a calm, reassuring demeanor -- like the world's best pediatrician, really.
We'll talk about the cooking itself and the gratifying, justified results in the comments. Next week: NPH!