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“Tous les vins sont des vins de table” and at Sel Gras the table is exquisite

BY AURÉLIE PTITO

sel gras
Photo credit: Emmanuel Hessler

Usually Sel Gras has the type of service where you exclaim “all this? But it’s not even my birthday!” Well last week it actually was my birthday and I got my cake and ate it too. And by that I mean that I even had a beautiful bouquet of flowers waiting for me at the table, courtesy of the magnificent co-owner, Matthieu Arteau.
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To Brownie or not to Brownie: a question of chocolate

BY EMMANUEL HESSLER
From the Chocolate Throwdown

Meat Brownie
Photo Credit: Emmanuel Hessler

Every so often, ridiculous men put their heads together. From these unstable and unsustainable moments of collaboration, ideas of exquisite beauty and originality take shape. From the primordial ooze of these men’s minds, a recipe is created, bending the rules of physics as we experience them while flouting the epistemological theories we take for truths. This recipe was J-F’s and my way of expressing to the world that chocolate didn’t have to resign itself to just being chocolate. If Vespas are for driving around in summer, surely the brownie is for being reinvented. I give you our take on the classic brownie.
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