Episode 11
Desire

Love or money, chocolate or wine, everything you desire, we're talking about it on this episode of Prince Street. Christina Tosi shares love tips, and cookie tips, with Sierra Tishgart; Isaac Mizrahi and Alex Guarnaschelli discuss pleasure vs. ambition; and Jay McInerney, top sommelier Paul Grieco and Cork Dork author, Bianca Bosker debate their favorite February wines. Plus the power of Ayurvedic truffles with Melanie Dunea, Marco Canora's healing broths, highschoolers with surprising affections and a live performance from Mizrahi's new cabaret act at Café Carlyle.

Photo courtesy of Milk Bar

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Segment 1
Isaac Mizrahi

Isaac Mizrahi's clothing designs have been sold everywhere from Bergdorf's to Target to QVC; now he's headlining New York City's top cabaret venue, Café Carlyle with his act, "Does This Song Make Me Look Fat?" Before serenading his friend, chef Alex Guarnaschelli, Mizrahi reveals his secret tomato sauce recipe (possibly stolen from Alex), and how the worst day of his life might have finally cured him of his perfectionism.

Photo: Tom Griffiths

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Ayurvedic chocolate

Can chocolate heal, boost your sex drive and change your life? Alak Vasa left a prestigious job at Goldman Sachs to find out, launching Elements Truffles, and producing a line of confections based on Ayurvedic principles. Melanie Dunea, continuing her own Ayurvedic education, travels to Vasa's kitchen for the scoop. 

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Marco Canora

What food made chef Marco Canora happier, thinner, healthier and a better boss? And why does Eden Grinshpan think that same food is great for both her complexion and her unborn child? Find out what it is, why you'll want it, and how you can get it on this installment of Eden Eats NYC.

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Segment 4
Food & Finance

Teenage desire doesn't usually conjure up sweating onions, but that’s what it means to many students at Food & Finance, New York City's only culinary high school.  Rose Reid takes us inside to meet some of tomorrow's top chefs, who are already embracing the rigors of the job as they gear up for intense competitions and tough criticism from their instructors--and their moms. 

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Segment 5
Christina Tosi

When dessert succeeds, it's an object of desire. But when it fails, it's heartbreaking. Hear how MasterChef host and Milkbar founder, Christina Tosi, handles the the pressures of making transcendent cakes and pies, while also writing her 3rd book, expanding to Vegas and getting married. She also tells Prince Street's Sierra Tishgart the key to perfect chocolate cookies. You'll never guess what it is. 

Photo: Melanie Dunea

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Paul Grieco & Bianca Bosker

Jay McInerney, top sommelier Paul Grieco, and Cork Dork author Bianca Bosker launch the first installment of Prince Street's wine club from Terroir in Tribeca. Listen in and find out their take on the grape of the moment, what to pour for Valentine's and why sweet wines must not be feared. 

Photo: Michael Halsband

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Segment 7
Madeleine Moment

Hear how secret sweets conveyed favoritism in Isaac Mizrahi's Brooklyn family. And hear Isaac sing his stirring rendition of "Lotus Blossom" as performed at his Café Carlyle debut.

Photo: Tom Griffiths

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Madeleine Moment

Episode 11: Desire

Desire
10 February 2017

Love or money, chocolate or wine, everything you desire, we're talking about it on this episode of Prince Street. Christina Tosi shares love tips, and cookie tips, with Sierra Tishgart; Isaac Mizrahi and Alex Guarnaschelli discuss pleasure vs. ambition; and Jay McInerney, top sommelier Paul Grieco and Cork Dork author, Bianca Bosker debate their favorite February wines. Plus the power of Ayurvedic truffles with Melanie Dunea, Marco Canora's healing broths, highschoolers with surprising affections and a live performance from Mizrahi's new cabaret act at Café Carlyle.

February 2017

Executive Producer: Charles Finch
Producer: Elisabeth Robinson
Executive in Charge of Production: Julien Planté
Segment Producers: Rob Corso and Rose Reid
Special thanks to Matilda Holst

Editor in Chief: Howie Kahn

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Finch & Partners

Dean & DeLuca
 

Episode music
Dave Brubeck, ‘Nomad’

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