Category Archives: Lucas Sconzo

StarChefs ICC 2012 – Roberto Caporuscio and Antonio Starita – Deep-fried Traditions: Montanara Pizza

What has allowed the Montanara—a fried, then lightly-baked pizza of Neapolitan origin—to assert itself, as it has in recent years, so strongly in New York City, which already has its own pizza culture? Does its popularity in the Big Apple […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – The Link: Smoke and Sausage in New Orleans – Bart Bell and Nathanial Zimet

“Man, I am so hungover right now,” groaned Chef Bart Bell of Crescent Pie and Sausage Company to Nathanial Zimet of Boucherie shortly before the start of their hands-on workshop. Zimet responded with a hearty laugh and a nod; both […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Bitters Sweet: Cocktail Culture Invades Pastry – Plinio Sandalio

As a culinary novice with an essentially nonexistent knowledge of mixology (I can name a choice few cocktails and that’s about it), I arrived at Plinio Sandalio’s workshop on the morning of my first day at the ICC with little […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day Three Overview

The final day of each StarChef ICC is always bittersweet. It’s a power-packed day of demos, workshops, competition finals and great food and drink, but then it is over for another year. Unfortunately, for the final day, my team was […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day Two Overview

The second day of the ICC tends to be the busiest. Presenters, attendees and sponsors have settled in and the Congress is in full swing. This year’s ICC was no exception. It began at 9AM and finished with the ever […]

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StarChefs ICC 2012 – Day 1 Overview

It has become impossible for me to cover the StarChefs ICC by myself. The event has grown and has an awful lot going on. Even with the return of Sarah Gardener, my son L.J. Sconzo and the addition of my […]

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noma: A Fresh Impression

ed. note: With this post, I wish to introduce my nephew, Lucas Sconzo, as a contributing author to docsconz.com. Lucas, a junior Literature major at SUNY Purchase, has been spending this year studying at The University of Konstanz in Constance, […]

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