I have been attending the biggest food festivals and tastings all around the city the past couple of years. Here’s a blast from the past. Some of my favorite bites from the 2013 New York Rising Stars Event last year hosted by StarChefs.com at The Liberty Theater.
– Pinky Finger Up
Nomad: Slow Roasted Carrots,Wheatberries and Crispy Duck Skin. Chef: Abram Bissell.
Atera: Sake Cured Diver Scallops, Sauerkraut, Cabbage Ice Chef: Matt Lightner.
Fette Sau: BBQ Duroc Pork Belly Chef : Joe Carroll.
Ai Fiori: Diver Scallop, Celery Root, Black Truffle and Bone Marrow. Chef PJ Calapa.
Daniel Boulud Restaurants: Poulet au Citron Terrine and Pate de Campagne. Chef Aurelien Dufour.
Speedy Romero: Peekytoe Crab Crostini, Cumin Mayonnaise, Radish and Nasturtium Vinegarette. Chef: Justin Bazdarich.
Beatrice Inn: Cervena Venison Porchetta, Whipped Lardo, Ramps and Pistachios. Chef: Hilary Sterling.
The Pines: Duck Breast, Black Trumpet Mushrooms, Heart of Palm and Blood Orange. Chef: Angelo Romano.
Gwynnett St.: Curried Australian Lamb , Quinoa, Winter Preserves. Chef: Justin Hilbert.