INCORPORATING TRENDS WHILE KEEPING TRADITION
Traditional French cooking techniques are the foundation of high-end cuisine; but to keep today’s diners engaged, chefs must continually incorporate innovative approaches. Molecular gastronomy, a trend of remaking everything into something new, ran rampant for an abbreviated time. Today
superior chefs smartly incorporate only the best of these techniques. On my recent trip to Paris, my friend Connie and I dined in three exceptional fine dining establishments: Le 39V, Truffes Folies Paris and Palais Royal Restaurant.