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Michelin: A Friendship That Went Sour

I started serious dining out in 1986 when I had a fellowship to study for a year in France and lunch menus in three star restaurants were affordable. [...] Nowadays…

By Vedat Milor 25 Min Read

The Society of the Illusionists: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List

Once a year in the early spring, the restaurant world holds the equivalent of a beauty contest for restaurants and their chefs called the World’s 50 Best Restaurants. This initiative's…

Michelin: A Friendship That Went Sour

I started serious dining out in 1986 when I had a fellowship…

25 Min Read
The Society of the Illusionists: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List

Once a year in the early spring, the restaurant world holds the…

37 Min Read
Gastromondiale’s Madeleines of 2017: Part I (Editors)

Gastromondiale, we are moved by dishes that entice our senses and only…

21 Min Read

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The Poet of the Palate: An Appreciation, Appraisal and Analysis of the Writings of Jonathan Gold

On the continuum of critical writings, restaurant reviews fall somewhere between the Venice Biennale and the toaster ovens in Consumer Reports.…

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Tributes to Bernard Pacaud, Part II: The Last of the Mohicans

Inconceivable these days, Bernard Pacaud began his apprenticeship with the Lyons culinary legend La Mère Brazier when he only 15…

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Tributes to Bernard Pacaud, Part I: The Silence of the L’Ambroisie

In terms of experiencing this Age d’Or de la Gastronomie, which is what we think every aspiring gastronome who already…

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Chef Guy Gateau Recalls Joël Robuchon

It is nbsp no wonder that I revere Guy Gateau. In a remarkable twist of fate or coincidence he prepared…

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Feeding Off Each Other: Henrique Jayer & Robert Brown Discuss Les Maisons de Bricourt–Olivier & Jane Roellinger’s Brittany Seafood Haven

Le Coquillage is not a restaurant that attempts to solicit diners. This is a rare case where the “figure” of…

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Gastromondiale’s Madeleines of 2017: Part II (Contributors)

At Gastromondiale, we are moved by dishes that entice our senses and only subsequently instigate us to consider the technical…

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Paul Bocuse: Larger than Life

When a living legend is no longer living, the air immediately after the demise is filled with no shortage of…

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My 2017 You Can Never Go Home Again (Or Can You?) Tour

In recently planning the most rigorous European dining trip since going back to living full-time in the States, my goal…

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Form Swallows Function: The Tyranny of Tasting Menus

Tasting menus have played a major part in the debasement of dining in better restaurants. I derive it from being…

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Man Bites Truffle: Eating and Drinking in Piedmont in Late Fall

The world looks like a bigger place when you stand on the edge of a hill in Piedmont, Italy. Light…

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