Food & Drink,
Food & Drink Feature,
Mar 5, 2014
Culinary icons from Paul Kahan to Rick Bayless, Grant Achatz to Matthias Merges, Ina Pinkney to Homaro Cantu have forged unlikely relationships with brands such as Nestle, Kraft, and Lean Cuisine. The results might surprise you.
By Mike Sula
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