World Premiere!

Yes, there are still movie world premieres. We went to one tonight: Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter

Charlie Trotter

This film is a sympathetic profile of a man who is usually portrayed as a rather unsympathetic person. A little heavy on documentary clich├ęs, perhaps, but still entertaining and worthwhile.

Being a world premiere of a movie about a world famous chef, the audience was a Who’s Who of the Chicago haute cuisine crowd. Most were rather well-dressed; I was not, but I did look like I might be one of the film crew: plaid flannel shirt, blue jeans, Merrells. Grant Achatz sat in front of us.

Chef Grant is known for his creative dishes.

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