San Sebastian Gastronomika 2017

As a regular attendee of the San Sebastián Gastronomika, I was thrilled to be invited to the 2017 congress as a delegate. I was tapped to present Indian chefs on stage as India was the invited country and I had the privilege to felicitate chef Michel Bras as he received the Tribute Award for 2017….

Spring Travel: Part 1

Chef’s Play Date in San Francisco at Benu and In Situ at SFMOMA Several culinary creatives banded together in San Francisco to play with the notion of art and food at two recent food events, one of them appropriately held at the SFMOMA. It appears to be a growing trend around the world for chefs…

René Redzepi, Noma: Finger in the Wind

The recent opening of Noma in its new location in Copenhagen has for the most part ended speculation about Rene Redzepi’s highly anticipated project. Food publications, social media, and digital forums are inundated with images and details of each dish presented right down to the nanosecond; some rare seafood obtained from the pristine waters of…

Anne-Sophie Pic, The Three Michelin-Star-Powered French Chef

Anne-Sophie Pic has added another Michelin star to the three at Madison Pic in Valence, France and the two Michelin stars at her restaurant at the Beau-Rivage hotel on the shores of Lake Geneva. La Dame de Pic her 80 seat restaurant opened in London at the Four Seasons hotel in 2017 and earned a…