J'aime New York

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Lec Communication (ducasse), Oct 31, 2012 - Travel - 623 pages
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From Brooklyn hot dogs to Manhattan's most chic restaurants, Alain Ducasse reveals a palette of flavors, colors, images and aromas from all four corners of the globe: his own gourmet New York.


From Brooklyn hot dogs to Manhattan's most chic restaurants, Alain Ducasse reveals a palette of flavors, colors, images and aromas from all four corners of the globe: his own gourmet New York. This beautiful work of photographic reportage reveals his favorite spots, his special finds and his gourmet delights. Alain Ducasse reveals New York's finest products, the histories of places and people and his encounters with them throughout this personal culinary voyage around New York, a city with an important place in Alain Ducasse's heart. J'aime New York is a treasure trove for all lovers of beauty, goodness, and truth, whether here or elsewhere in New York and beyond.

"Travel is one of my greatest passions. Not simply for my love of discovery and pastures new, but also for the pleasures of "stumbling across' objects, products, or unusual, novel ways of doing things; it all stimulates my curiosity before inhabiting my memories, imagination and pleasures.'
ALAIN DUCASSE

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About the author (2012)

ALAIN DUCASSE
Alain Ducasse comes from the Landes region of southwestern France and is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. He is also a restaurant designer, hotelier, and teacher of the culinary arts. Over thirty years, he has developed a unique savoirfaire, which has helped define the contemporary art of living and eating.
He accords great value to sharing his passion and knowledge and developing his constant curiosity, which helps him soak up the cultural diversity of the world.

Alex VALLIS
Food writer and Brooklyn resident, Alex Vallis was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award in 2010 for her work at Grub Street. She is currently the digital features editor of Food & Wine magazine, where she covers chefs, restaurants and travel. Alex has also written for New York magazine, NBC Online, and Saveur.

PIERRE MONETTA
Pierre Monetta, a young Parisbased photographer, loves to watch and capture what daily life has to
offer. After a period working in fashion, he worked on "La France (re)cuisinée" for Châteaux et Hôtels Collection and produced a series of photos for Alain Ducasse's restaurants, Plaza Athénée in Paris and the Dorchester in London. He also created the photo-reportage for the former titles of the "J'aime' series.

PiERRE TACHON
Pierre Tachon is the designer of the graphics for Alain Ducasse's restaurants, such as Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, " LeJulesVerne " and Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester. His agency, Soins Graphiques, created the Structure plate for " LeJulesVerne ", inspired by the Eiffel Tower; the Cookpot, a timeless piece of kitchenware; and the tableware for Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée. Pierre Tachon is also the artistic director for
Alain Ducasse Edition and is responsible for designing "J'aime' series.

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