What is your favorite NYC restaurant? And what is your go-to dish? My home. What is your favorite beverage? Water, sparking or still. What three things are always in your pantry? Olive oil, lemons, anchovies. If you weren't a chef, what would you be? Architect. If you could cook with anyone, who would that be? James Beard. What’s your favorite NYCWFF memory? Alain Ducasse's meal at the James Beard House.