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Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Virtual Gourmet

Virtual Gourmet Newsletter

The Village of Irvington, named after the area’s most beloved writer, Washington Irving, who lived nearby at Sunnyside, has a quaint river town charm, history–it once had its own opera house and was home of America’s first female millionaire, Vera Lewaro–and fine, varied architecture. Sleepy is the word often applied to these Hudson Valley villages, and Irvington is a quiet spot, now enlivened by MP Taverna, which occupies a site that has seen a few restaurants come and go in recent years.

No Kitchen Required


BBC AMERICA’s new original adventure cooking competition series, No Kitchen Required, follows three chefs as they are dropped into the most exotic and remote places on earth. There they must work with the locals to hunt, fish and forage for ingredients to create locally-inspired meals that will be judged by the communities. The series will re-run on BBC America September 4th through the 12th.

CBS This Morning’s The Dish

Michael Psilakis has garnered many awards, including Best New Chef from Food & Wine magazine and Chef of the Year from both Bon Appetit and Esquire magazines. He shared his favorite dish on “CBS This Morning: Saturday”: Grilled Branzino, Greek Salad, Meatball and Yogurt with Fruit and Honey. (

Good Morning America

Chef Michael Psilakis appears on Good Morning America and leads host George Stephanopoulos in a demonstration of his recipes for Roasted Leg of Lamb from his acclaimed cookbook, How to Roast a Lamb.

Wine Enthusiast




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