In chef Christopher Kostow’s just-released book, A New Napa Cuisine, he goes deep on his love of ceramics Image CREDIT: PEDEN + MUNK. From the article: Nowadays, meals from Noma in Copenhagen to Husk in Charleston are served on gorgeous handmade dishes—often thrown by a ceramist the chef knows as well as his butcher, farmer, or forager. And why not? It’s all part of that “artisanal” experience."
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