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Chef Mon Feb 23 2009

Is Diet Coke Poking Fun at Grant Achatz?

While watching the Oscars last night, I saw an ad for Diet Coke featuring Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio:

While I'm certain that Chef Tom wasn't in the drawing room when this ad was crafted, one local restaurant sprang to mind when I saw the wire contraption that was an object of scorn and ridicule, a place that gets a lot of press and fanfare and whose chef has a lot of name recognition in the industry (and who also is a huge Diet Coke fan himself).

Your call.


In related news, Inspiration Cafe was featured in an ad (directed by actress Helen Hunt) for TrueNorth snack products that also aired last night.


Rob Gardner / February 23, 2009 8:30 AM

I said the same thing last night on Twitter!

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