Take a moment to imagine you are in New Orleans, Philadelphia, Florence Italy or Madrid Spain. What do you think about? Oysters Rockefeller? Cheese Steaks? Gelato? Serrano Ham?
Food is directly associated with our travel experiences. It helps us experience local cultures and in our own lives it’s how we pass down family traditions.
“I started with more classic looking bonbons. I describe my line as kind of a combination of Belgian and French. Molded bonbons are more visually the Belgian style, versus the French style we call enrobed. But recipe-wise, ingredient-wise, it’s more in the French style.” – Joan Coukos Todd
He’s an award-winning chef who, after 40 years in the business, still gets up at 5:30 am to make croissants. Jean-Jacques Bernat, the owner of Provence en Boite in Brooklyn now employs a pastry chef, but he is still intimately involved in the daily workings of his restaurant and pastry shop.
By Denise Oliveira Where in New York City can you see an art exhibit about Jewish gangsters, rub shoulders with a food writer from The New York Times, and eat all the baked goods you could possibly desire? At this Saturday’s (Oct. 25) bake sale to benefit the […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes. This article first appeared on The Refined Chef cooking website. A mini food tour is a great way to spend a few hours on a weekend afternoon, especially in food obsessed New York. I recently went on a little excursion and had a lot of […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes New York has earned it’s moniker as a food city. We have everything from quintessential international dishes to new American to one of the most loved of all; dessert. And what dessert reigns supreme? Chocolate. Residents of this city have a healthy obsession with chocolate […]