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Liberty, Equality, Gastronomy!

Michel Bastid, the newly appointed chef de cuisine at the Embassy of France in Washington, hardly had time to unpack his bags when he got his first taste of things to come: the annual Goût de France dinner held at French embassies around the world in early March to celebrate the country’s continued gastronomic edge in a fast food world....[Subscriber]

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Jacques Torres’ Chocolate Factory

With his singsong accent, the occasional well-placed joke and an endless list of easy recipes to make at home, Jacques Torres has been introducing America to high-quality chocolate for 16 years. Defending excellence and skill in a country often associated with the Big Mac, he champions natural products free of additives and preservatives, and with a minimum cocoa content of...

Daniel Rose: The Parisian Chef Comes Home to America

American chef Daniel Rose arrived in France 18 years ago to study art history and Plato’s Le Banquet, but then completely changed direction. He left university to devote himself to cooking and opened Spring, a successful Parisian restaurant offering “relaxed” French cuisine. Daniel Rose is now getting ready to serve up his own style of French fare in the SoHo...[Subscriber]