“Genius Desserts,” a new book from Food52, features recipes from masters of baking and pastry. Persian chef Louisa Shafia’s persimmon and goat cheese no-bake cheesecake is a seasonal treat for cooks who aren’t ready to turn their ovens on again.
In 2014, Evan Kleiman took a road trip to Las Vegas with Jonathan Gold. The highlight of the trip by far was an opulent dinner at Joël Robuchon in the MGM Grand: the most luxurious meal she had ever experienced up until that point. In honor of the legendary French chef Joël Robuchon who passed away this week, we’re resharing Evan’s 2014 reflection on that unforgettable meal.
We are excited to be in Austin during SXSW for a live podcast event and a panel during the second annual SouthBites conference.
All weekend we will be talking to local chefs, including BBQ master Aaron Franklin and Top Chef champion Paul Qui. Plus, we have a BBQ roadtrip planned to Snow’s BBQ in Lexington, where female pitmaster Tootsie Tomanetz has over 50 years of BBQ experience under her belt.