• Watch: The Architecture-Trained Chef Creating Sky-High Pastries

    12 days ago - By Eater

    What better way to build a tower of sweets than with a leveling tool? “I haven't done a showpiece in probably over a decade,” says Rebecca DeAngelis, host of Eater's new video series for dessert lovers, Sugar Coated. “So what better way to get back into it than with a former architect, now pastry chef?” DeAngelis is meeting with Jansen Chan, said former architect, who is now the director of pastry operations at the International Culinary Center in New York City.
    “Architecture really comes in handy with the process and keeping true to a design concept,” explains Chan of the parallels...
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  • Watch: Legendary Sushi Chef Masa Invented a New Way to Cook Better Burgers

    Watch: Legendary Sushi Chef Masa Invented a New Way to Cook Better Burgers

    12 days ago - By Eater

    The trick is a one-of-a-kind cast iron tool It's somewhat surprising to hear that legendary sushi chef Masa Takayama - the man behind the first Japanese restaurant in the United States to earn a three-star rating from the Michelin guide - is serving a burger at one of his New York restaurants. Prime Time hosts Ben Turley and Brent Young, who not too long ago went on a quest to create the perfect dry-aged burger for their restaurant, are visiting Takayama's Tribeca restaurant Tetsu to learn more about its signature burgers.
    Takayama prepares the burgers (one a lamb burger with taleggio and...
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