Le Coq Rico's Antoine Westermann Packs Le Doggie Bag

Angela Almeida

When Antoine Westermann renounced his three Michelin stars nearly 10 years ago, it was a statement to the culinary world: He would not be keeping with tradition. The Alsatian chef/owner of Le Coq Rico has since maintained a kind of professional freedom, largely immune to the expectations of the cooking world. That’s why, out of his poultry-centric restaurant in Paris, unconventional ideas have been able to flourish—ideas like, say,...