Leo DiCaprio Got To Feast His Eyes On #SaltBae’s Artwork

Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe has cracked the code to befriending celebrities. The secret, it seems, is elaborate meat seasoning. Ever since a video of him artfully chopping and salting a steak — or "blessing the meat," as he calls it — went viral, his steakhouse Nusr-Et has expanded to New York and London, someone's made a portrait of him out of salt, and a pro soccer player mimed his choreography on the field, The Telegraph reports. Rihanna even wore a shirt showing him in the midst of his seasoning dance. Over the course of these events, Gökçe went from an Internet meme to a friend of Leo DiCaprio's. An Instagram photo spotted by The Independent shows him putting his famous seasoning while the actor watches. (As DiCaprio is a known vegetarian, it's likely not his steak that's receiving the #saltbae's handiwork.) You can actually see the salt flakes falling.

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Leo looks bafflingly nonchalant about the whole thing. What he may fail to realize is that the steak on the table has just received a blessing.

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