RECIPE: Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Headed to the New York theatre district? Haru, a popular modern Japanese restaurant with several locations in Manhattan (and one in Boston), has opened a new restaurant there. Haru recently moved its theatre district location, Haru Broadway, to Haru Times Square. It’s located in the Times Square Building, the former headquarters of the New York…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: National Strawberry Sundae Day

Strawberry sundaes have gone out of style. As each new generation comes up with favorite flavors (Cookie Dough, Peanut Butter Cup, Red Velvet Cake), strawberry, an “original” ice cream flavor, has receded into the shadows. When was the last time you saw, much less ordered, a strawberry sundae? Today, National Strawberry Sundae Day, is the…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches

Is there anything more wonderful than a favorite comfort food in the hands of a great chef? We worshipped Parisian pâtissier Pierre Hermé, a fourth generation pastry chef from Alsace, even before we saw these ice cream sandwiches. As his Star Chefs bio says, “Pierre Hermé didn’t just carry on the family tradition; he rocketed…
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PRODUCT: Lavender Tea

We wonder if the people who approved the name “Breakfast In Paris” for lavender tea have been to France. If they had, they’d know that lavender-accented foods do not abound in Paris. You’ll find them way south in Provence, where the lavender is grown. Perhaps the namers knew that, but felt that “Breakfast in Provence”…
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