Nov 23

The Dupont Farmer’s Market was abuzz the Sunday before Thanksgiving with shoppers gathering ingredients for this week’s big feast. Despite the advent of winter, stands overflowed with lush vegetables. Hearty winter greens, an array of cooking pumpkins, mounds of crisp apples, rainbow colored turnips, and finger-sized baby sweet potatoes were some of the standouts. As [...]

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Nov 21

As mentioned in my last post, the Worlds of Flavor (WOF) street food conference was host to a smorgasbord of distinguished chefs from all over the world. Celebrity chefs like Rick Bayless, Michael Chiarello and Cat Cora put in their two cents on what they consider comfort food, and even dazzled fans with some quick [...]

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Nov 17

Worlds of Flavor Conference 2009 I was fortunate enough to attend the Worlds of Flavor Conference held last weekend at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, CA.  It is considered to be one of the most important events among food and wine professionals due to the depth and diversity of topics explored in [...]

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