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What do Michelin Starred Chefs Really Eat at Home?

TAOP Staff / May 26, 2016

We all wonder this same thing – what do the master chefs of the world actually eat at home? Take a look inside the refrigerators of some of the greatest chefs in Europe. 

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Daniel Humm Takes Over The Art Of Plating Instagram

TAOP Staff / May 6, 2016

Earlier this week, Daniel Humm of the 3 Michelin starred Eleven Madison Park (also widely considered the best restaurant in North America) took over our Instagram, giving us an exclusive first look at Eleven Madison Park’s new spring menu. Here’s what you missed.

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POTD: Radicchio Octopus

TAOP Staff / May 2, 2016

Octopus or Radicchio? Either way, this is absolutely stunning.

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Florian Gadsby: Searching for Functionality in Clay

Seyine Park / March 3, 2016

Born in Norfolk, Florian Gadsby is a young potter who offers more than just beautifully crafted pieces. Everyday, he shares his passion by telling the story and process behind each of his works, giving his followers a true sneak peak into the life and craft of a potter. As we had the opportunity to sit down and dig a little deeper with Florian, we discovered that he is constantly striving for sensibility and functionality in his work, while balancing beauty and a sense of delicacy. Read on to discover his process.

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POTD: Food Warmer

Seyine Park / March 3, 2016

Today’s inspiration comes from Canadian product designer Garth Roberts – a food warmer made of hammered copper and gorgeous marble, complete with a matching spoon and spoon rest.

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POTD: Butter Service

Seyine Park / February 26, 2016

Table-side butter service? That’s definitely not something you see everyday.

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Upgrade Your Breakfast

Seyine Park / February 23, 2016

It’s the most important meal of the day. While oftentimes the meal we’re scarfing down in the morning as we rush out the door or something to simply satiate the morning appetite, breakfast – we believe - is something that deserves more respect, time, and effort.

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Food, Design, and Color by Nader Khouri

Seyine Park / February 1, 2016

Bringing you a little food, color, and design inspiration from photographer Nader Khouri of Northern California, as he plays around with colors, textures, and placement. Enjoy!

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Palette For Your Palate

Seyine Park / January 26, 2016

Bringing together food and tea, color and mood – TEALEAVES (luxury tea purveyor to Michelin chefs and five-star hotels worldwide) and Pantone Color Institute collaborated with 34 chefs and mixologists to produce an exquisite online exhibition, #PaletteForYourPalate. One can only imagine the beauty that is possible.

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Turning Nature Into Clay

Seyine Park / January 13, 2016

Based out of Asheville, NC, Heather Knight of Element Clay Studio is a ceramic artist bringing the elements, patterns, and textures from nature to life in her work. With unwavering dedication, Heather is dedicated to remaining a purely craft business, producing nothing but 100% uniquely handmade pieces for her growing pool of customers and admirers. We recently had the opportunity to dive in a little deeper with Heather, and learned about her process and how – even many years later -some works are still not finished.

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