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Philadelphia Chef's Table: Extraordinary Recipes from the City of Brotherly Love (Chef's Table)by April White
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Not long ago, Philadelphias culinary identity could be described in one word: Cheesesteak. But today youre as likely to hear food lovers discussing Iron Chef Jose Garces, restaurant mogul Stephen Starr, Marc “Is this the Best Italian Restaurant in America?” Vetri, and the gelato genius of Capogiro. Youll find these food lovers crowding into Honeys Sit n Eat for a Jewish Southern brunch, lining up for bespoke cocktails at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., and planning a year in advance for dinner at Talulas Garden. And these Philly food devotees are always hungry for more.
One thing hasnt changed since the citys cheesesteak days, when friendly rivalries between vendors earned the humble sandwich its place atop Philly foodie lore. The personalities—the talented, memorable chefs in the citys kitchens—are the driving force behind the citys current restaurant revolution. Philadelphia Chefs Table captures this vibrant moment in Philadelphias dining scene through recipes from and conversations with more than fifty of the citys most influential and well-known chefs, making it the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both the tourist and the Philadelphia local.
Celebrating Philadelphia's best restaurants and eateries with recipes and photographs, Philadelphia Chef's Table profiles signature “at home” recipes from more than 50 legendary dining establishments. A keepsake cookbook for tourists and locals alike, the book is a celebration of Philadelphia's unique and exciting food scene.
The personalities—the talented chefs, innovative bartenders, and personable owners—are the driving force behind Philadelphias current restaurant renaissance. This cookbook is the yearbook—a delicious snapshot of the constantly evolving Philly food scene. Its filled with the cool kids from over fifty of the citys most influential restaurants and bars, the stories behind our top spots, cooking advice gleaned from feeding Philadelphians every single day, and more than seventy of our favorite chefs and restaurateurs favorite recipes.
About the Author
April White is an award-winning food writer and the author of several books, including Latin Evolution, the debut cookbook of Iron Chef Jose Garces; and Philadelphia magazine's Ultimate Restaurant Guide. White is the former food editor of Philadelphia magazine, and her writing has appeared in Food & Wine and Every Day with Rachael Ray.
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