Posts Tagged ‘amber bursik’

Deviled in the Details

Deviled eggs, like the common hot dog and macaroni and cheese, are one of those classic comfort foods that have lately taken on a sort of contemporary chic—and, in some cases, sheen. To wit: One recent evening at Boundary Stone in Bloomingdale, a plate of the $3 hors d’oeuvres arrived in the standard fashion—hard-boiled, bisected, […]

Braising the Bar: A Beleaguered Dive Gets a Culinary Boost From the Owner’s Chef Wife

Graduates of L’Academie de Cuisine, the prestigious Maryland cooking school, generally don’t aspire to flip burgers in the back of a dive bar. And yet there’s Amber Bursik, class of 2007, putting her expensive culinary education to work in the noble pursuit of elevating the salty bar snack. Spiced pecans, anyone? “I was joking around […]