Chef News

Claudio Urciuoli on Nancy Silverton, Noma, and Italian Cooking

This is part two of my interview with Noca chef Claudio Urciuoli. If you missed Monday's interview, in which he dished about Olive Garden, truffle oil and the weirdest thing he ever ate (which pretty much tops everybody else's), read it here.

See also: -- Noca Owner Eliot Wexler on Chef Claudio Urciuoli: The Burrata Addiction, Tinkering with Dough, and "Adding Colors to the Palette"

Best food memory: I have a lot, but I would say being with my family when my grandma cooked, being with my aunts and cousins, my mother, everyone. These dinners, they were very simple, a labor of love. I remember sitting at the table with my cousins. The memory is of the people, the whole picture of eating together.

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Nikki Buchanan