A Gilded Year

Tweet My Chef’s Table reflection on the end of a great year… What a year it’s been for me! Twelve months ago I was in paradise, but also in a small version of hell: I was working as a private chef for a billionaire, traveling back and forth between New York City and a private […]

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Champagne: Join the Club

Tweet This comes from The Greene Grape wineshop’s latest newsletter, and is great information for those of you on the hunt for a great champagne for toasting in the New Year: So maybe you know that sparkling wine can only be called Champagne if it is from the Champagne region in France and if it […]

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Chicken and Grapes

Tweet I featured this recipe on my ReMARKable Palate Podcast #71. Here’s the recipe for you to print out and follow along! Chicken and Grapes Chicken breast filets lightly floured then sautéed in a herbed orange sauce with seedless grapes Servings: 6 6 boneless and skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/4 inch thickness1/3 cup floursalt […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #71

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #71: CityMeals on Wheels and Chicken and Grapes Jennifer and I speak once again with Gael Greene, founder of CityMeals on Wheels, on the occasion of the organization serving its 34 millionth meal to homebound elderly New Yorkers. Consider making a donation to citymeals.org this holiday season to help in the effort. […]

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ReMARKable Palate #70

Tweet #70: Food and Wine Pairing at Pour I visit the new wine shop Pour on Manhattan’s Upper West Side and speak with owner H. Tres Meyer and Beverage Director Jerri Banks about their novel approach to selling wine for food pairing. Be sure to check out Food Philosophy #34 for Jennifer and my interview […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #69

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #69: Chef Francis Paniego It’s back to Spain this week. I bring you into the dining room with me as we enjoy a tasting menu at El Portal de Echaurren, in the small Rioja town of Ezcaray. Chef Francis Paniego sits with us and explains his food philosophy (actually, he claims he […]

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Shrimp and Avocado Canapés

Tweet This recipe was designed for our Finger Lickin’ Fridays segment on Adam Curry’s Daily Source Code. Since it’s Holiday time, we’re featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres all month at the Gilded Fork. Here’s a recipe for a quick and easy Shrimp and Avocado Canapé that’ll knock their socks off at your office party! Ingredients: […]

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ReMARKable Palate Podcast #68

Tweet ReMARKable Palate #68: Kitchencasting! I take you into the kitchen this week and show you how to prepare an easy Argentinian-inspired weeknight meal: Dry-rubbed Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce, and a side of Balsamic Roasted Green Beans with Red Onions. Dry Rub:1 tsp kosher salt1 tsp cumin1 tsp ground coriander seeds1 tsp coarse ground […]

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Benefit Performance of "Rags" Dec. 11th

Tweet I usually don’t post non-food related content here, but I thought I’d point out to you a great concert that’s coming up on December 11th, which is a benefit for a great organization. This podcast is from my Remarkably Mark Podcast (A Chef’s Life outside the Kitchen!) Rags, the 4th Annual World AIDS Day […]

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