The James Beard Award-winning chef's twin obsessions, music and food, get equal airtime on his online series Feedback Kitchen, which debuted Jan. 26 on For five episodes, rock stars (including The Edge, Patti Smith and Flea) dish on their craft while chowing down.

How did the show come about?

Food and music have always gone together; celebration, joy, pleasure for me are associated with both worlds. I was curious about how my musician friends create their art and thought, "Maybe if I make them lunch, they'll open up."

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