” Le Cirque at first was one of those general French restaurants in town, which were cooking more or less the same food. At Le Cirque, I wanted to do something different while respecting the foundation of the restaurant. I did that through the menu. “


” I think at Le Cirque I learned how to make real food, which is what people crave, not just gimmicky things on a plate. “


” I think D.C. has always been very, very vibrant for food. Like Boston in a way. Boston and D.C. were really the two cities that were the most active with their local chefs and their local food scene. “


” 25 years ago, when I started in New York, I had the pleasure to cook for Andy Warhol. At the time, I could have traded art for food – I should have done so, because I could get his work for nothing! “


” For me, the food I like to make is the food I can enjoy all the time anytime. It’s not too calculated or technical. “



All 5 Daniel Boulud Quotes about Food in picture


Le Cirque at first was one of those general French restaurants in town, which were cooking more or less the same food. At Le Cirque, I wanted to do something different while respecting the foundation of the restaurant. I did that through the menu.
I think at Le Cirque I learned how to make real food, which is what people crave, not just gimmicky things on a plate.


I think D.C. has always been very, very vibrant for food. Like Boston in a way. Boston and D.C. were really the two cities that were the most active with their local chefs and their local food scene.
25 years ago, when I started in New York, I had the pleasure to cook for Andy Warhol. At the time, I could have traded art for food - I should have done so, because I could get his work for nothing!
For me, the food I like to make is the food I can enjoy all the time anytime. It
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