Everyone’s fave smooth
ie operator is back.
Peruvian chef Franco Noriega, owner of New York eatery Baby Brasa, has arguably become more famous for his physique than his entrees — but that may all change after this new profile published in Paper magazine.
That’s not to say the magazine passed up an opportunity to photograph Noriega in various states of undress. That would just be foolhardy.
In fact, photographer Katie Levine took the opportunity to snap the handsome chef in all manner of undress, like so:
In the interview, Franco claims he had no idea that now-notorious cooking video was quite so… revealing.
Do you believe..?
“I was clearly shooting in my underwear, but I had no idea that it was so… exposed,” he says. “If you watch the video, I have no idea what’s going on. I’m really focused on the pudding.”
Yes, as are we.
Meanwhile, Paper also produced a terrifying experimental something-or-other that’s going for a Vic Berger-type effect.
It stars Noriega in a Speedo and features him gleefully marauding a bunch of fruit, none of which ever stood a chance. Was it produced by bulimics?
The short is called “Food Porn,” but it’s more like “Food Snuff”:
You can read the entire profile over at Paper.