Recipe Sketchbook: Cassoulet

Obsessing about it for weeks now, I was determined to come up with the best dang recipe for cassoulet.  And then… make it.  In my search I came across a straight-forward cassoulet recipe that had been posted by The Amateur Gourmet which looked very good.  In it he follows a Daniel Boulud cookbook recipe (minus some rendered fat).  From his description and [...]

DBGB – What’s in a Name?

DBGB Kitchen and Bar is the latest restaurant by celebrated chef Daniel Boulud.  The space was designed by Thomas Schlesser.  I know Thomas from the old days in Chicago. He had designed the fabulous Blackbird Restaurant there.  I then had the opportunity to design Blackbird’s second floor private dining space as well as a redesign of Blackbird’s graphic [...]