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You Won’t Find Hot Pockets in André Soltner’s Freezer

The celebrity fridge tour is somewhat of a tired trope (some time ago, New York peaked inside Mario Batali’s and Mireille French Women Don’t Get Fat Guiliano’s), but FCI dean and former Lutece chef André Soltner’s is a hoot, first and foremost because he abhors canned and frozen foods: “I always say, you better eat grated carrots which are fresh, than frozen caviar.” And: “A freezer is only for ice cream — nothing else.” Also amazing: He buys his Laughing Cow cheese in France.

92Y Fridges - Episode 4: André Soltner [92nd Street Y blog]

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