Fancy Food Feeding Unfancy People


Chef Eric Ripert has announced that he’ll be donating $1 per Le Benardin diner and per copy of his book, On the Line, to City Harvest. “We are feeding fairly wealthy people here at Le Bernardin. It’s a good
feeling that we can give what we can to City Harvest, too. This is very
important to me,” says Ripert, who estimates that donations will total $100,000.

Photographer Jan Bartelsman has compiled food porn money shots from the likes of Per Se and Gramery Tavern for a new book called Dining in New York City. The book will cost you $19.95; tickets to the general tasting celebrating its release on January 21 will cost you $250. All proceeds will benefit Citymeals on Wheels. To purchase tickets, go here.
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 13, 2009

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