"It?s just that I internalize it. So people keep telling me, 'You look so great today.' I just think, I wish you could see inside me. It?s just this churning." The speaker of these words is the man pictured at right. A crazed felon? No, that's our boy Thomas Keller, who explains to New York how he survived (if, in fact, that's the right word) the fire at Per Se. The article's best touch is a photo of the kitchen, revealing a sign that reads, "SENSE OF EMERGENCY." Uh, yeah, don't worry?that vibe's coming through loud and clear.
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