A Londoner, White is perhaps the world's first badboy chef, but unlike some badboy chefs, the man is a brilliant culinary talent who has inspired the likes of Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain. His book is an unflinchingly honest account of his tragedy and triumph-filled life, from losing his mother as a young boy, to his ultimate uber success as a 3 star Michelin chef; and finally his profound disillusionment with the whole star chef culture. This is no by the numbers chef memoir. David Kamp gave it a rave review in the NYT Sunday book review.
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