Wired magazine and the New York Public Library are cosponsoring a discussion of science and food that brings together chef Grant Achatz and polymath Nathan Myhrvold. Achatz, of Chicago's famed Alinea, is known for his tech-heavy cooking. Myhrvold is the former Microsoft CTO who left the company and pursued a passion for cooking in a way only a Microsoft millionaire could.Wired senior editor Mark McClusky will moderate the discussion.
The Cutting Edge, Tales from the Culinary Frontier: Wednesday, October 29, 7 p.m. At the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street (the one with the lions). Tickets, available here, are $15 for general admission and $10 for library donors and students.