Tag Archives: noma

Birch – A Chef Grows in Providence

I already knew that Chef Benjamin Sukle had talent and could cook a delicious dinner. A couple of meals at his former restaurant of employment, The Dorrance, had convinced me of that. Chef Sukle had done a stage at noma [...]

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L’Arpege – Lasting Impressions

The Adria brothers of elBulli and Rene Redzepi of noma have been the most visibly influential individual chefs of the past twenty years, while Japanese cuisine has undoubtedly been the single most influential cuisine of that time period. However, no discussion [...]

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Acme: Nordic Roots Take Hold in NYC

With all of the success of noma and the rise of the modern Scandinavian dining revolution  most notably embodied by the descriptor, “New Naturalism” it was only a matter of time before its direct influences washed ashore in NYC. The [...]

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Attention! Atera is For Real!

When it comes to combining the elements of “New Naturalism” with the techniques of  Vanguardist cooking, Chef Matthew Lightner of the new Atera in NYC learned from two of the very best and it shows both in his cooking as [...]

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Five International Restaurant Hot Spots

The always controversial, discussion provoking 2012 San Pellegrino World’s Fifty Best Restaurants listhas just been announced. Whatever import one may or may not ascribe to the rankings, the list remains a useful tool to get a glimpse of the rising [...]

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The Dorrance – A Sense of Place and Time in Providence, R.I.

Doing a stage at a well known restaurant is no guarantee that a stagiere will come away from that stage with anything other than to say that he or she worked there for a period of time. The brief period [...]

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Chef Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance – A Chat on Video

Chef Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance, a new restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island is one to watch. Originally from Central Pennsylvania, schooled at Johnson & Wales, trained at noma and formerly the Chef de Cuisine at La Laiterie in Providence, [...]

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Rene Redzepi and the Story of noma

More on Rene Redzepi and noma from Phaidon Press, publisher of Noma: Time and Place in Nordic Cuisine, posted with permission:

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Videos From noma

If you have visited this blog on occasion, you would likely know that I am a huge fan of Rene Redzepi and his restaurant noma, which is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is part of an incredibly talented and devoted [...]

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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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