Finding the absolute best ingredients such a big part of Chef Antoine Westermann’s culinary career and the main drive behind all of his expertly crafted dishes. His relationship with farmers and purveyors are critical to his work as a chef. While visiting one of his providers in New York, the French chef describes his efforts to find the best local ingredients for his restaurant.
Gadget Tip: Grill with Cedar Paper
Jason Fox, executive chef of San Francisco's Commonwealth, grills meat on cedar paper—it gives the food a smoky, wood-grilled flavor. He recommends getting cedar paper online or at your local Asian grocery.
Harvey Cedars Fish Stew with Chef Michael Schwartz
Chef Michael Schwartz builds the delicious Harvey Cedars Fish Stew while poolside with Billy at the Raleigh Hotel in South Beach. This amazing seafood dish was inspired by Michael’s summers in Long Beach, New Jersey, and holds a coveted spot on the Restaurant Michael Schwartz menu.
Let's Talk About Food, Baby - ChaCha
We visit this fashion designer's favorite sweet spots in Brooklyn to talk about desserts and couture. Read more.
Old Monk's Pumpkin Naan
Chef Navjot Arora made one of his fall specials for us. Get the recipe.
The greatest chefs strive to serve the best food, and often, their inspiration comes from many sources. Chef Antoine Westermann of Le Coq Rico, develops many of his Michelin-starred meals by exploring the farmers’ market to procure local foods for his finest dishes. Read more.
Chef Daniela Soto-Innes has cooked her entire life, and does it simply, but with finesse -- all while highlighting the best products -- as shown through her love of a local spice market. She shows us how to cook with love, emphasizing her only rule in the kitchen: everything must be delicious.