Tag Archives: Scott Boswell

The Future of Bocuse d’Or USA – The Commis Competition 2012

The first ever Commis Competition sponsored by the Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation took place this past Saturday, January 28th on the campus of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. The idea was to recognize young talent working the stoves of America’s [...]

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More Art vs. Craft in Cooking: Scott Boswell Opines

I know few chefs who plate more beautifully than Scott Boswell of Stella!and Stanley in New Orleans. Of course, in the world of food that means nothing if the pleasure of eating a dish does not at least match the [...]

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My Top Five Restaurant Pasta Dishes of 2010

It's in my blood that I love pasta. To me, pasta is one of the most satisfying dishes that I can have. I cook it a lot and I eat it a lot in restaurants. I had plenty of outstanding [...]

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Restaurant AOC is AOK

 Earlier in the afternoon, as we finished an epic lunch at noma, the last thing I thought I wanted or needed that night was another epic meal. It has been awhile since I was in my twenties with an insatiable [...]

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Starchefs ICC 2010 Day Three Photos

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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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Inside noma – A Docsconz Video

In the second half of August I had the opportunity to travel to Copenhagen and visit noma, the restaurant now considered by The San Pellegrino World's Fifty Best Restaurants as the number one restaurant in the world. Prior to dining [...]

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Tivoli Gardens

 
It used to be that amusement parks represented very idiosyncratic reflections of the community in which they were located. I grew up going to Astroland and Steeplechase Park in Coney Island. Granted, I was very young when those places [...]

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