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Two Equals One (Restaurant) in Chapel Hill

Math is a funny thing.I don’t typically find it intuitive. It always gave me headaches in school, but I somehow managed to get through it. Sometimes, though, it makes complete sense. Such is the case with Chefs Kim Floresca and […]

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It’s Time! Bocuse d’Or World Finals 2015!

While the northeastern United States will be busy digging out from a monster snow storm, a storm of a different sort is about to descend upon the Eurexpo Pavilion and the SIRHA show in Lyon, France – the world finals of the […]

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A Conversation With Chef Philip Tessier, USA’s Candidate for Bocuse D’Or 2015

I didn’t know much about Chef Philip Tessier before he was selected to be the  American Candidate for the Bocuse D’Or in Lyon France in January 2015, but I did get to know him a bit at the Benefit dinner held […]

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Benu – Corey Lee’s New California Cuisine

The term “California cuisine” is most typically applied to a style of cooking and ingredients that reflect a Mediterranean tradition. That should not be surprising given the Mediterranean like climate that most of California enjoys as well as much of […]

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The Art of Chocolate – Francisco Migoya’s Hudson Chocolates

If there is someone making chocolate confections more creative, beautiful and delicious than Francisco Migoya is doing at his new Hudson Chocolates in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. I am unaware of it. I recently stopped there on my way down to NYC […]

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Book Review: Life, On the Line by Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas

ed. note: With this review, I would like to introduce and welcome my good friend, fellow food enthusiast, superb home cook and avid reader, Amy Persons, who will be posting periodic reviews on books of interest to people who enjoy […]

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