Braised Short Ribs for Obama by Dorianne

Student at Le Cordon Bleu Paris & keeper of our hearts

Name: Dorianne Loshitzer

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Current Location: Paris

Day Job: Student at Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Daily Uniform: When I’m not sporting my Cordon Bleu gear? Trousers, crop top, oxfords.

I have a few: Too many episodes of Hoarders and Intervention TiVoed

In the kitchen, I swear by: You can do anything with good music and a decent knife.

Carbs are: The most delicious food group

The taste I couldn’t live without: Cinnamon

Most incredible dinner out: Momofuku Ko in New York. It made me want
to be a chef.

Best thing(s) about Paris: Almond croissants, Velib’, cheese, wine, Soldes, my apartment, picnics, the list goes on…

If I could cook for anyone: Braised short ribs for Obama. My version of “Happy Birthday, Mr. President”

Happiness is: Cinnamon Toast Crunch

I can’t stop buying: Swedish Hasbeens

I’m dying to go to: India

Top 5 Meals:

1. Anything on the menu from La Super-Rica Taqueria – Santa Barbara, CA

2. Sweet Corn Agniolotti with truffle from Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi – Santa Monica, CA

3. Hickory Burger, well done fries and banana cream pie from The Apple Pan – Los Angeles, CA

4. The tasting menu  from La Petite Maison – Nice, France

5. Pork Buns from Momofuku Noodle Bar – New York, NY

My motto: Eat or be eaten