4 Questions: Anne Burrell Wants to Read Your Mind


Dreaming of backflips

Anne Burrell’s been busy lately. She has a new Food Network show, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, cooks at Centro Vinoteca every night, and has just been named a Rising Star Chef by Star Chefs magazine.

We caught up with Burrell to ask her our signature, Bawbawa Walters-style, Four Questions not About Food.

What was the last book you read? Did you like it?

Julie and Julia by Julie Powell. Yes! As a kid, I used to watch Julia on TV. Julie’s stories of cooking in a small apartment kitchen cracked me up.

What animal would you like to be reincarnated as, and why?

A cat. All I’d have to do is eat, sleep and play.

Choose a superpower.

Read people’s minds or be in two places at the same time.

What did you dream about last night?

That I was on the US women’s gymnastics Olympic team.