Taste of T Presented by the A&D Building

  • Left to right: Eric Ripert, three-star chef of Le Bernardin; Katherine Flaherty, VP Building Products, Merchandise Mart Properties and Ted Chappell, president of Poggenpohl US, Inc.
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  • The mood in the Miele showroom—amidst the wall ovens, coffee systems and vacuums—was spirited.
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  • It takes coordination to cook. Here Melissa Walnock, pastry chef of Tabla, and her assistant move in sync to make life a little sweeter for an appreciative audience.
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  • Enjoying the produce while shopping for product at Taste of T.
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  • Poliform's 17,500-square-foot showroom had three-star chef Dan Baber of Blue Hill and Ariane Daguin, owner of D'Artagnan game and foie gras fame, serving up tastings in its Varenna kitchen area. Its furniture area provided guests an opportunity to talk an
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  • The Sweet Suite in the B&B Italia showroom featured a plethora of desserts from the Fat Witch Bakery, Van Leeuwen Artisan ice cream, Little Miss Cupcake along with a dessert wine bar and a table of goodies from Noah Sheetz, executive chef of the Governor'
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  • Award-winning chef Frank Stitt—Highland Bar and Grill, Bottega and Chez Fonfon all in Birmingham, AL—prepared seared tuna with a kumquat & tangerine salsa in the Artcraft kitchen of the Bilotta showroom. Frank is flanked by his sous-chefs one of whom is h
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  • The luscious new sculptured rug collection at Edward Fields Carpet Makers had it share of design enthusiasts.
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  • MMPI’s Kate Flaherty with Dario Snaidero, president and CEO of Snaidero USA (kitchens) and Snaidero USA Living (bath vanities; closets; wardrobe & wall systems; and interior doors)
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  • The Sweet Suite at B&B Italia was a big hit with those who crave the best in desserts while a DJ provided the cool sounds to go with it. Fare ranged from Fat Witch Bakery, Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, Little Miss Cupcake, a dessert wine bar and a magnif
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  • Marco Moreira (left), chef/owner of Tocqueville & 15 East restaurants, with his sous chef. Their tasting of grits with truffle oil, quail egg and whipped sauce got lots of attention in the Allmilmo showroom.
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  • The lobby of the Architects & Designers Building with its Taste of T event banners welcomed over 1,100 guests who paid $75 a ticket to attend the fifth annual culinary event presented by the New York Times Style Magazine and the A & D Building. A portion
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  • Left to right: Kate Flaherty, vice president of leasing MMPI; Nancy Epstein principal of Artistic Tile; Linda Foa, A & D Building marketing director and Lauren Cherkas, president of retail for Artistic Tile pose in the Artistic showroom where the fabulous
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