Late June 2012 proved to be a horizon-expanding time for foie-loving chefs, who offered tasting menus displaying their culinary creativity before the California Legislature banned the delicacy with the passage of SB 1520.
Located a block south of the Beverly Center and many miles from ordinary, the SLS Hotel provides multiple options for diners, drinkers and anyone in need of a luxurious escape from the mundane realities of daily life.
Photographing the creations of the world's best chefs is Thomas Schauer's deepest passion. "The food I photograph doesn't have to look perfect, it should look like -- it should be -- exactly what the chef created."
Campus Kitchens is based on a very simple idea: that you can take existing resources (food, people, facilities) and re-organize them to feed more people for less money... while also training men and women for culinary jobs.
It was a good night for New York and a good night for women in food. A New York girl attending my first James Beard Awards, I couldn't have been happier about the winners. Here, a quick recap of the night's events.