“I love food.” Chef Danny Ye of Nobu at Capri gets right to the heart of the matter when asked to describe his relationship with food in three words, capturing not only his own feelings but the sentiment of so many among the sell-out crowd coming to Dan’s Taste of Two Forks food-and-wine event on Saturday, July 14.
What Are You Most Looking Forward To at the Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Event: Seeing the Hamptons out in full force
What is one food or dish that everyone should try at least once in life? Uni tiradito at Nobu
Describe your relationship with food in three words: I love food
What quality do you most admire in a chef? Finesse
What would be your one request of the cooking gods? A thermomix and an antigriddle
If I looked inside your refrigerator right now, what would I find? Kimchee and beer
The Perfect Drink for a Summer Night: Rosé of course, it’s the Hamptons
Food That Defines Summer on Long Island: Shaved squash and zucchini salad
If you had two forks in your hands right now, what would you like to stick them in: Heirloom tomato and grilled octopus
The World Ends Tomorrow. Your Last Meal Would Be: Homecooked meal by grandma
Your Favorite Local Ingredient: Sang Lee farms beets
What Is Your Guilty Food/Drink Pleasure These Days: Scotch, always
What’s Great About Being Part of the Cuisine Culture on the East End: Sang Lee farms and Gosman’s
What do you consider a chef’s most underrated virtue? Being a jack of all trades
Finish This Sentence: The Perfect Meal Is…: Korean barbecue with all the fixin’s.