Celebs + Their Chef Doppelgangers; Classic Restaurant Signs; Fine Dining Rules + More News

Food and dining news from around the web and the world…

* Do this, not that. 15 rules for fine dining. [Business Insider]

* Separated at birth. The celebrity and celebrity chef edition. [E! Online]

* Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is coming to New York. Depending on where you live, this may be cheaper than going to the London location. [Grub Street NY]

* Signs of the times. A cute collection of classic Chicago restaurant signs. [Chicago Tribune]

* From the ‘Moment of zen’ files: Watch a chef cook 15 different meals at once. [Euronews.com]

Conde Nast 2012 Hot Tables on OpenTable: Book ’em While They’re Hot!

Red Medicine in Los Angeles is known for being uber-inventive with farm-fresh herbs and veggies!

Conde Nast Traveler recently released its list of Hot Tables for 2012. To help create the list, they asked some of the world’s best chefs to name the best new restaurants from around the globe. Included are:

Restaurant: Fatty ‘Cue
Location: 50 Carmine Street, New York, New York
Chosen by: Seamus Mullen
Dish not to miss: Isaan-style duck laab
Book it!

Restaurant: Picca
Location: 9575 W. Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California
Chosen by: Roy Choi
Dish not to miss: Ceviche criollo
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Restaurant: Red Medicine
Location: 8400 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California
Chosen by: John Shook + Vinny Dotolo
Dish not to miss: Coconut bavrois
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Restaurant: St. John
Location: 26 St John Street, London, U.K.
Dish not to miss: Deviled pig skin and smoked herring roe.
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Restaurant: Quo Vadis
Location: 26-29 Dean Street, London, U.K.
Chosen by: Fergus Henderson
Dish not to miss: Smoked haddock broth
Book it!

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