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What Chefs Know Best: Chefs' Value Guide

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Picks For a Chef's Pantry: Pop Rocks

Chefs invest in high-end ingredients that can make a huge impact, even in small amounts.

At the Dining Room of the Langham in Pasadena, CA, Michael Voltaggio slips gently fizzy "pastry rocks" into desserts. $25 for 1.1 lb;

Photo © Antonis Achilleos.

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