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We Chat with Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto of Morimoto and Tribeca Canvas

Chef Masaharu Morimoto has a great laugh. He's also somewhat of a goofball when the camera is turned on him. His recently opened Tribeca Canvas is his tenth restaurant worldwide, and while he admits to getting older and slowing down he shows no signs of stopping just yet. We caught up with the happy chef on his new kind of cuisine, why nerves often make him want to quit Iron Chef, and why his round-the-country tour started and immediately ended when he came to New York. More

First Look: At Tribeca Canvas, Masaharu Morimoto Does Comfort Food

Masaharu Morimoto is one of the biggest names in Japanese cuisine. The owner of more than five eponymous restaurants, he has also become a veritable celebrity through his appearances on Iron Chef and Iron Chef America. So the fact that Morimoto opened a restaurant with a menu of Western comfort food in Tribeca a month ago is a bit out of left field. Still, there are Morimoto twists to every classic American dish that Tribeca Canvas offers. More

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