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White Chocolate Pudding

White Chocolate Pudding from LAUREL © 2019 by Nicholas Elmi and Adam Erace, Photography by Neal Santos

White Chocolate Pudding from LAUREL © 2019 by Nicholas Elmi and Adam Erace, Photography by Neal Santos

Laurel, the first book from restaurateur and Top Chef winner Nicholas Elmi, promises to be as engrossing and delicious as its restaurant namesake, a culinary stronghold in South Philly.

Elmi’s French background and training informed Laurel from the start, but Laurel is a true American restaurant with a modern feel. The acclaimed nine-course tasting menu is unmatched in Philadelphia. Elmi does seasonality just right. (more…)