Posts tagged connection
A Conversation with Chef Cedric Maupillier - Convivial

Last month I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Cedric Maupillier, chef and owner of Convivial – one of the hottest dining spots in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC.  Dressed casually in gray slacks and a navy blue polo shirt, the French-American chef shared stories about preserving heritage through food, what it means to be an American, finding success on his own terms, and learning to live in the moment.

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Planting Roots, Preserving Traditions and Creating a New American Dream

The time period I grew up in was one of integration as opposed to assimilation - meaning that my parents and their friends were able to incorporate traditions from their homelands into their new lives in America – they were creating a new American dream.

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