January 18th, 2006

The gentleman is always properly dressed

Leek Battle revisited

Here are my shots of the plated dishes presented in this weekend's event. Our chefs performed magnificently, each bringing their own unique approach to the theme, and in some cases, surprising me even after they had sent detailed descriptions of their plans. I think perhaps the highest compliment I can give to you all is that over the course of the day, I learned to think about leeks in a whole new light, and I doubt that my admittedly very classic approach to this humble vegetable will ever be the same.

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