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Chris Cosenting came to #MAD4 to tell us about his nose-holding job. Turns out making a deal with the devil that is ‘reality’ TV can almost kill you. Chris Cosentino, first and foremost is a respected chef, from the recently closed Incanto to his about to open Cockscomb restaurant in San Francisco. He is…(Read More)

It was a bittersweet dinner at Locanda al Gambero Rosso. A restaurant we’ve loved, that we’ve called our favorite in the whole world, will shut the lights and shutter their doors at the end of August. Our hearts are broken, but we are looking forward to the next chapters in the lives of…(Read More)

It’s holiday season. That time of year when you are either entertaining, or being entertained and you need to bring something delicious to the next party. Here’s a simple and delicious way to make potatoes using Prosciutto di Parma. If you use little red potatoes and a chopped parsley as a garnish, it…(Read More)

50 Shades of Salt

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Let me see a show of hands. Are you a sweet or a salty person? Potato chips or gelato? And for the smug amongst us who are voting for umami..sit down. That’s a story for another day. I’m salty. I’ll take a good pickle over a pastry anytime. Which is a…(Read More)

Introducing our version of the Mediterranean Diet; it’s called the Del Verziere Lifestyle diet! If followed properly, it will lead to an increased level of personal satisfaction and well-being, maybe a longer life, and possible weight loss. The Del Verziere Lifestyle Diet goes like this: eat fresh food instead of prepared food, preferably…(Read More)

SPONSORED POST “Experience the cuisine that changed modern cooking.” It seems as if the entire planet has gone mad for Nordic cooking and any chef whose name has an O with a line through it. Even NYC will be having it’s first North Food Festival October 2-7, sponsored by the marvelous folks at…(Read More)

In the US, ‘parm’ comes in four generic flavors: chicken, veal, meatball, or eggplant. Usually heavy, goppy and greasy, it’s an overweight distant relative of the sleekly elegant Italian parmigiana. Think Jersey Shore versus the Amalfi Coast. In Italy, a parmigiana is made from vegetables like eggplant or zucchini, or even combined with some…(Read More)

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