Tag Archives: Rene Redzepi

Elements – A Meal of the Moment for the Ages

I got an email from ChuckEats asking if I’d be available to join he and Lesley along with Alex and Aki for dinner at Elements in Princeton, N.J. on a Sunday evening. Since Princeton is a 3.5 hour drive from […]

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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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elBulli is Dead! Long Live the elBulli Foundation!

It’s difficult to believe, but as the saying goes, “All good things must come to an end.” elBulli, as the world has known it,  came to a close this past Saturday night with a blowout dinner featuring many of the […]

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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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Rene Redzepi at Williams Sonoma – Time Warner Center

I was unable to get the day off Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of this week, so I didn't think I was going to be able to do it. I didn't think I would be able to make it down […]

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noma Now…and Then – A Look Back During Lunch

In a sense, as modern diners, we have a restaurant in which can have our cake and can eat it too. We have a very sophisticated restaurant that comfortably allows us to deeply respond to deep primal culinary instincts.

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Dinner at noma – The Principal Plates

There will not, can not be another noma somewhere else in the world. There may someday be one that will attempt to replicate what is here, but if there is, it will not succeed, for noma is a restaurant of a very specific terroir.

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A Dinner at noma – the Snacks

 
Having spent a good part of the day visiting noma and getting a behind-the-scenes look at its operations, Chef Scott Boswell and I made it back through the cold Copenhagen rain to relax a little and change before we […]

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