Results tagged salsify from David Lebovitz

Caillebotte

I never feel the need to be the first person to hit the latest hotspots. For one thing, I worked in restaurants and I know that the first few weeks (or in some cases, months) can be tough and it takes time to sort everything out. True, they are open to the public and serving meals, but since I’m just a regular diner, and not…

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[Update: 6 Paul Bert was renovated in November of 2016 and reopened with a new team of chefs. Chef Louis-Philippe Riel, who was the chef when I ate here, has moved to the wine bar down the street, Cave du Paul Bert. I haven’t been back to 6 Paul Bert since he left but will report back when I do.] It’s rare that I find a restaurant where…

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Last summer, Romain went to stay at a place in the French countryside with a large, semi-wild potager, a vegetable garden, which the people who lived there fed themselves from. They let weeds grow, didn’t spray pesticides on anything, and they ate most of the food as close to raw as they could. During his stay, he called me and said that he never felt…

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