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LIVE from the NYPL: Tasting Culture with Rene Redzepi, Ruth Reichl & David Chang

October 6, 2010

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What makes a cuisine? What does it mean to taste a culture's culinary environment? As the head Chef of NOMA in Copenhagen, Rene Redzepi has been credited with reinventing Nordic food with his passion, philosophy, sourcing of ingredients, and experimentation. His fascination with serving a real taste of the region extends to presenting dishes on pebbles found in the same fields as his produce. 

David Chang, executive chef and owner of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York and Ruth Reichl, writer and editor, will discuss with Redzepi about the identity of place. Reichl will moderate a discussion with these two about what cultural identity means for chefs, their menus and the experiences of diners who sit down at their table.