Originally Posted by SField
A) That is complete, utter bullshit.
B) Japanese people revere far, far, far less skilled chefs than him so perhaps their opinions should be ignored if what you say is true.
a) You're talking about Morimoto, they guy from Iron Chef TV show, right? If so, it is not bullshit at all.
b) I guess it depends on what type of skill. He knows (and admits) he's not that good skill-wise (I am not saying he is bad either), but very good at presenting Japanese food in a way that is tastes good to Americans. I've heard him say that Americans have dumb palates, so all you have to do is make the food a bit sweet (and I agree
).Edited by Dragon - 8/4/11 at 10:38pm