Pierre Hermé and his assistant teaching his first workshop
Day 2 of StarChefs ICC 2011 was essentially Pierre Hermé (link to his company store) day on my agenda. Despite the fact that there was a cocktail/mixology class at the same time of his workshop, nothing can replace my undying love for Monsieur [...]
My good friend, Mitzy Budiono, the woman behind Itzy Bitzy Patisserie, has given me a batch of February’s featured French-style macarons flavors to sample this past weekend. Yes, she’s the one who I would deem as the Pierre Hermé on this side of the Atlantic or at least New York City.
[I'm supposed to write about my brunch with Helen at Shopsin's that took place two Saturdays ago but I don't feel like it. I'll post it once it's ready to go...]
Last Thursday when I gotten my free sandwich from AQ Kafe, I walked over two blocks to the Time Warner Building to visit Bouchon [...]
About three weeks ago I had lunch with Ariel at Nougatine in Jean Georges before he ships himself trans-Atlantic for his month-long vacation. I would prefer Jean Georges proper, but they don’t serve lunch on the weekends. Go figure.