Of course. The one time Rick Bayless, one of the most influential people in the history of Mexican food in the United Statesand one thin-skinned man
, I will be on assignment and unable to attend. FUCK.
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He'll be at Macy's at South Coast Plaza this Thursday, starting at 6:30 p.m. From the press release, which we usually don't bother with but I'm busy working on...something: "Admission is $5, which will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. No reservations are required, but seating will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is limited to 200."
You know what would be funny? After the jump!
What would be funny would be Mexican food purists like myself picket Bayless' book signing for him accusing Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold of not knowing his shit? Just a thought!