For this week’s Montpelier Bridge, I interviewed Chef Michel LeBorgne, the founding chef of NECI. He didn’t act alone–a team of folks, including Fran Voight, were involved in creating the culinary institute. But it was LeBorgne who had the culinary experience and whose insistence on hands-on education informed the school’s teaching philosophy. He has just published his memoir, No Crying in the Kitchen, a very readable collection of anecdotes from his culinary life. He’ll sign books next Tuesday, July 21, at the Main Street Grill and Bar from 5:30 – 7 p.m. A good chance to check out the Main Street Grill’s new tapas menu, as well as hear some entertaining stories.