Need Downtown restaurant with private room for group between 30-40. Searched prior posts. Have good menus and info from First Crush, Zingari and Boulevard. All look good and are in budget. Any thoughts on quality of food and service?
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.
How to Crush Ice for Cocktails
Some cocktails call for crushed ice rather than ice cubes. Crushed ice melts quicker and makes more of a slushy drink—perfect for summer coolers. CHOW's Amy Wisniewski shows you how to transform solid ice cubes into melty shards, via satisfying blows on the counter.
How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder
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How to Crush Pepper Without a Grinder Jill shows you how to use simple kitchen equipment to crack whole peppercorns if you don't have a fancy pepper grinder.
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When Should You Use Cubed Versus Crushed Ice?
And what about cracked ice?
Ice Cream Sandwiches With the Cast of Wisdom of the Crowd
Chowhound partnered with the cast of Wisdom of the Crowd to bring Coolhaus ice cream sandwiches to the streets of LA - in celebration of the series premiere. 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.