Chef David Burke
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David Burke

Image courtesy of: David Burke/Facebook Chef David Burke Perhaps the reason Chef David Burke is so uninhibited in the kitchen at the Park Avenue Cafe in NYC, able to be completely innovative and even wacky with his dishes and their presentation, is because, as he says, “I didn’t grow up eating that kind of food.” […]

Chef Daniel Boulud
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Daniel Boulud

Image By DinexGroup Chef Daniel Boulud When Daniel Boulud began working as Executive Chef at Manhattan’s Le Cirque in 1986, the restaurant was much more famous for its glittering society than it was for its rather uninspired cuisine. Within the very first year of his tenure, Boulud turned that around, capturing that coveted New York […]

Hot Chocolate Epiphanies
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Hot Chocolate Epiphanies

by Melissa Clark While growing up, I never much liked chocolate. My birthday cakes were always made from strawberry-pink ice cream, and my candy preferences tended toward caramels, candy corns, and sugared nuts. Aside from the occasional bite sized bar of Hershey’s special dark, or a marshmallow-topped cup of Nestle’s Quik, chocolate was just not […]