Tag Archives: Paul Liebrandt

The Docsconz Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2018

I have been extremely fortunate to dine and drink very, very well for most of my life, and never better than in recent years.  Between my own personal expeditions, and Rascal + Thorn, the travel business that I operate with […]

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Cooking Honest: StarChefs’ 2014 Day One

Cooking Honest: The Power of Authenticity in the Kitchen
The 9th annual International Chefs’ Congress kicked off as they always do, with hands-on workshops led by some of the world’s best chefs. Right out of the gate, New York favorite Paul […]

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Star Chefs ICC 2011 Day Two – A Personal Summary

 
Massimo Bottura, the chef whose restaurant Osteria Francescana was ranked number 4 in the ever controversial 2011 World’s Fifty Best Restaurantslist, opened the morning explaining his approach to Avant-Garde Italian food. He loves to tell stories and elicit emotion in his […]

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A Matter of Taste

Have you seen it yet? This new film by Sally Rowe followed Paul Liebrandt for over ten years from his early days in NYC  to his current home at Corton. It provides a fascinating glimpse not only into a fascinating […]

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Dining at Corton

It’s time again for a guest post by yours truly. Not too long ago, I had the pleasure of moving into a decent apartment in a great location in New York City. Seeing as my younger brother Andrew would be […]

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noma at Corton: Redzepi Meets Liebrandt

We arrived at Corton for our 9:30PM reservation to find a festive atmosphere. When Mario Batali arises from his seat at the next table to pull out the chair for one of my dining partners and intones, "Welcome to […]

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Gellan with Paul Liebrandt

A few days after our meal, I returned to Corton at mid-day along with my friend and dining partner, Joe Bavuso to have a chat with Chef Liebrandt. Curious about what we had experienced both last November and a few […]

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A Return to Corton

While the cooking has evolved into more adventurous territory, it remains eminently accessible and manages to avoid titillation for its own sake. Technique, modern and otherwise, is clearly employed, but somehow always manages to remain in the background, subservient to the overall flavor and gustatory goals of the food. Platings are designed to impress with visual beauty, but never at the cost of deliciousness.

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Corton at One…and Three?

On Monday, October 5th, Michelin will be releasing its new Guide to the restaurants of New York City. Per Twitter, Michelin has leaked that there will be a new Three Star chef in the City. Who will it be?
I […]

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