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Guts and Glory – StarChefs’ ICC 2013 Day Two

The second day of the StarChefs ICC has everything that the first day has, but it also has the cocktail party at the end of the day as well as a variety of top notch cocktails available throughout the day. […]


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Alex Atala: Discovering New Brazilian Ingredients via Phaidon Press

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Check out this video promoting the new book Alex Atala: Discovering New Brazilian Ingredients via Phaidon Press. It’s  lovely and shows why I’m dying to dine at D.O.M., Atala’s renowned restaurant in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
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Savoring the Exotic in Chile – Coastal Foraging With Boragó’s Rodolfo Guzman and Tommy de Olarte

Oxalis, strawberries, parsley, radishes and even samphire are hardly exotic elements of the pantry, unless they come from the Chilean coast. Here they relate to their cousins with similar names via taste, but they are decidedly different in terms of […]


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Bocuse d’Or 2013 – French Impressions

I spent three days and three nights with my father in Lyon, France, to experience the Bocuse d’Or. In case you’re not familiar, here’s a brief history: The legendary Paul Bocuse started the Bocuse d’Or in 1987 as a sort […]


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Highlights of Madrid Fusión 2013 – Part 2 – Weisner, Aduriz and Albert Adría

My second installment from Madrid Fusión covers three very different presentations from Day 2’s main stage. Swiss chef Stefan Weisner prepared a single dish, but did so by fashioning everything about it right on stage. Andoni Luis Aduriz and his […]


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Europe 2013 – Culinary Pilgrimages: Part 2 – Madrid Fusión

Though not quite 100% on Tuesday, we managed to get up and make our way out to the IFEMA site for the second day of Madrid Fusión. I was sadly disappointed to have missed both David Muñoz and Pascal Barbot […]


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The Moles of Puebla – A Conversation With Chef Liz Galicia

Few dishes in Mexico are more legendary than Mole and  Mole Poblano may be the most famous of all. Chef Liz Galicia of Puebla’s El Mural de Los Poblanos has quickly developed a reputation as an ardent student of moles […]


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Making Il Chiasso’s Riso Nero

This was a tasty dish using sepia to make an incredible risotto. Here’s Il Chiasso’s recipe and technique.

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Il Chiasso’s Stuffed Sardines

Living in upstate NY, when I get good quality fresh sardines, it is such a rare event, I tend to just cook them simply on the grill. On the island of Elba, off the Tuscan coast of Italy, fresh sardines […]


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Making Pasta With Dido at Il Chiasso

Dido, the chef at Il Chiasso, Luciano Casini’s thoroughly charming restaurant in Capoliveri in the island of Elba off of Italy’s Tuscan coast, was kind enough to give my son and I a few cooking lessons, a number of which […]


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