Friday, June 29, 2007

Rats galore; finding 'Brazilians,' King's b-day

Pixar's adorable-looking Ratatouille, opening tonight, is drawing rave reviews this morning. "The animation is astonishing,'' says the Wall Street Journal's Joe Morgenstern. Need a Brazilian in San Francisco? Don't we all! Of course, I'm talking about a super-close shave; urban travel guide Gridskipper points the way. Plus, disco diva Evelyn "Champagne" King turns 47 today; more big birthdays here. Foodie-centric Ratatouille is very much a product of Northern California. "For six years, members of Pixar Animation Studios took classes at Bay Area cooking schools and channeled the artistry of Thomas Keller, the chef/owner of Napa Valley's critically acclaimed French Laundry restaurant,'' the San Francisco Chronicle says. Want more? Here are some clips:

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