Eneko Atxa: Seeds of Change at Azurmendi, Spain

This Spring I planted some Basque tear pea seeds from Azurmendi restaurant in Spain. Not all the plants did well but the ones that did reminded me of my recent visit to Azurmendi tucked away in the Basque countryside around Bilbao. The seeds, packed in a tiny jute sack, serve as the calling card of…

Jordan Kahn: Blurring Boundaries Between Food & Form at Vespertine, Los Angeles

  Jordan Kahn has chosen to tantalize diners at his Vespertine restaurant in Los Angeles with a sequenced multi sensory experience. Situated in the quiet enclave of Culver City in  the lighted column appropriately named the “Waffle” for its soft geometric shape covered with a steel grid. In keeping with its location Kahn’s gustatory exploration is…