Chef Jean Vergnes 1921-2010

I just learned the news that Chef Jean Vergnes has died; he was 88. Chef Vergnes was the opening chef  at the original Le Cirque in NYC, and he, along with the resaturant's owner, Sirio Maccioni, invented the dish, Pasta Primavera.

Click here to read Chef Vergnes' obit in the New York Times.

Click here to read a story about pasta primavera (with recipes) that I wrote for Artvoice a couple years ago.

Urban Simplicity.