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Cooking French in Asia

10082015 Good Morning!

Today Chef Andrew is returning to his Asian cuisine portfolio with a menu that has an emphasis on Vietnamese cuisine. Speaking of Asian cuisine, how was that West Lake Beef Soup the other day!?! Sooooo good. We actually ran out of it before the end of service. I told Andrew …

Posted by chef on Thursday October 8
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Roasted vs BBQ Chicken

When I first moved to New York from New Orleans there was one food that I had problems with.  At my first job,in the corporate training offices of Alexander’s Department Stores, my boss  would often suggest, “let’s pick up some barbecued chicken and work during lunch…

Posted by chef on Wednesday October 7
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Did you ever have a sandwich filled with debris? If not, perhaps you’ve never been to New Orleans. I think the debris sandwich can only be found in New Orleans and possibly only at one restaurant there.

The debris sandwich is made at the famous Mother’s Restaurant in New Orleans, and is…

Posted by chef on Friday October 2
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Lesson on Korean Cuisine

Today, Chef Andrew has planned a menu borrowing on tastes from Korea.  I feel the need to give you an alert that almost everything today has some form of sesame in it.  However, we will have some of everything available without sesame.  So if you have any sensitivity to sesame tell us…

Posted by chef on Thursday October 1
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Sloshy Days

It’s going to be rather sloshy for the next few days and I’m okay with that. I have very high hopes of delicious Autumn weather being behind these wet weather systems.


This year’s Politics of Food Class is in full swing with some enthusiastic students who are learning …

Posted by chef on Wednesday September 30
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Summer is back!

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Oy, feels like summer is back. But it looks like we’ll cool off again by Thursday. So I’m not going to get too crazy.

Today, Chef Andrew will take over the next 10-day menu plan. He’s starting with a lunch which I think is going to be very popular. Here’s what&…

Posted by chef on Tuesday September 29
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7000 Years Old Lunch

Kind of a lazy morning with the cool and cloudy weather, isn’t  it?  You know what I mean, the kind when it’s nice to stay in your pajamas for a while and drink coffee and read!  However, it’s time to go to work! So we’re up and ready to go!


For lunch …

Posted by chef on Tuesday September 22
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The Last Sweet Tastes of Summer

What a beautiful morning! Such vivid colors in the sky and crispness in the air! This is my favorite way to start a day.

And what a great lunch we have to look forward to! It’s simple and tasty.

Here’s what’s cooking today:

Today’s soup is Potato & Leek Soup, perfect …

Posted by chef on Monday September 21
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Hooray for Friday!

It’s Friday!!!  It’s been a short week and we’ll have another short one next week since we will be closed on Wednesday.  I think I could get used to these shorter weeks!  Especially, if we could always have the beautiful weather we’ve been enjoying recently.&…

Posted by chef on Friday September 18
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From the Farm to the School

We have another summer day in store for us.  I keep telling myself, “that’s okay, it’s good for the summer fruits and veggies!” Certainly our CSA farmer delivered a whole bunch of great looking produce yesterday and it’s great to celebrate small farmers having a …

Posted by chef on Thursday September 17
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