To say the dishes are unusual would be an understatement. The first consists of watermelon chips with spicy pickles. Thin slices of fruit and pickle are mixed with modified starch slurry, compressed in vacuum bags and then deep fried.
“I figured that if I could make chips out of watermelon, I could do it for anything,” Myhrvold explains as we sip hyper- decanted wine.
Classical Myhrvold theatre for print order to convince us Intellectual Ventures isn't just a non-practicing entity farming out bogus software patent "protection".