The 56-seat neighborhood spot is a modern interpretation of a public house, offering casual food, well-crafted cocktails and an extensive selection of intriguing and affordable wines. In the spirit of every great pub, guests are welcomed to drop in for anything from a drink and a quick bite on the way home after work, to joining with friends or family in sharing a meal.
Chef Wylie Dufresne, along with Executive Chef Jon Bignelli, apply innovative techniques in the kitchen at Alder, taking...Read Full Story
Chef Wylie Dufresne recently spoke in Cambridge and we were there. "Proteins and Enzymes: Transglutaminase" was the official title of his presentation but to us it was just plain magic.The Science Center at Harvard was packed for their ongoing Science and Cooking lecture series, with people literally standing and sitting in the aisles. And no wonder. Chef Wylie Dufresne of the extremely popular wd~50 in Manhattan was the guest speaker. Dufresne has gained a large following and is known as a...Read Full Story
Chef Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 is one of the vanguards in molecular gastronomy here in the U.S., and in this OCTV food segment, he shared some of his secrets for making the perfect scrambled eggs. The video takes place in the WD-50 kitchen, where Dufresne prepares a six-egg scramble with cheese, chives and crumbled lavash bread alongside host Carol Lim.
Clothing brand Opening Ceremony is behind the OCTV series; thus far, the series has focused on food and fashion. In the first OCTV episode...Read Full Story
My favorite Cardio-thorasic surgeon came to NYC on Friday the 9th with the exclusive excuse of visiting me. Playing tour guide is a daunting responsibility in any circumstance, but even more so when your guest is the most neanderthal of man's man who is craving to be cultured. Sam was very clear in letting me know that he wanted to stay within a short distance of my apartment and his hotel (which was only 4 blocks from my apartment, thanks to my careful planning, and the awesomeness of this...Read Full Story
wd-50. Iconic New York. Our waiter asks us if we have ever heard of the restaurant before. Is he kidding? wd stands for Wylie Dufresne. Wylie hates oysters and spicy foods. He's married to a food editor from The Food Network. He eats raw cookie dough straight from the freezer. Yes, I've heard of it. Obviously, if you've never eaten at wd-50 before (and I hadn't), it is necessary to indulge in the $140, eleven course tasting menu. First: raw Spanish mackerel with a dried chip of Chinese...Read Full Story
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