Standard ready-to-buy stone floors and simple white pedestals/viewing stations can easily translate into any interior environment, a.k.a. your home, particularly if you're on a budget but in need of good design and style.
Among the many tragedies that define 9/11, however, there have also been stories of hope and perseverance. One such inspirational story is that of Colors, a restaurant located in downtown Manhattan near New York University.
Scott Conant, Chopped judge and host of 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, invited me into his kitchen, where he made a delicious asparagus soup with mussels that's currently featured on his always seasonal menu.