One new creative collaboration, The Recipe Project, demonstrates how the creative fodder can go both ways. Hipster band One Ring Zero has taken the notion of chefs as the new rock stars to a whole new level, transforming famous chefs' recipes into song lyrics. Chris Cosentino's recipe for brains and eggs becomes a Beastie Boys-inspired rap; David Chang's Maine jonah crab claws with yuzu mayonnaise reportedly sounds like an Iron Maiden cover. It's hard to imagine what new movement will follow farm-to-table dining, but I predict that media and pop culture will certainly play a part. Do you agree?
Together with one of her sous chefs, Lexi Barry, Falkner has crafted a special menu for the Champagne-centric eatery. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to attend a preview where I got to taste the five treats. Falkner was on hand to explain the wonderful dishes and answer questions about desserts in general. To see what she had to say about cheesecake, ice cream, and perfecting French toast, read more