Dedicated readers know we have closely followed the local celebrity chef battle affectionately known as "Chow v. Chau."
Now this epic skirmish over.....what exactly?.... has journeyed through the court system all the way to the 11th Circuit!
But will the boys in Atlanta get the super-chic, hot Miami Beach restaurant scene and the subtle nuances involved in slowly pulling on one's noodle, when what passes for gourmet Chinese in Atlanta is General Tso's chicken and a cold Coca-cola?
Michael Chow is a chef who credits himself with introducing “high-end Chinese cuisine in a fine dining setting to the west” through the “Mr Chow” restaurants he opened across the country, first in Beverly Hills, California in 1974, then on 57th Street in New York City in 1979, next in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York City in 2006, and most recently in Miami Beach, Florida in 2009. These restaurants serve a number of “signature dishes,” have distinctive décor and feature a performance of sorts, referred to as the “noodle show,” where a member of the staff makes fresh noodles by hand for the patrons.The "noodle show" -- they do get it!