10th Anniversary Benefit for The Bronx Academy of Letters

A look inside Anthony Bourdain's 10th Anniversary Benefit for The Bronx Academy of Letters.

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A flavorful bite from Boulud Sud's Aaron Chambers (Aleppo cured salmon, rosewater panna cotta; whipped sheep milk ricotta, green olive tapenade).
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EMPTY_CAPTION"Tonight's a night you can really change a person's life in an extraordinary way," declared host Anthony Bourdain as he charmed the audience with wit but inspiration, too.
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Melt-in-your-mouth good...Team Chez Sardine served this crowd-pleasing foie gras grilled cheese.
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Who doesn't love a juicy slab of meat? BrisketTown took down the house with this mouthful of fatty brisket, served on bread with pickles and onions.
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Bronx Academy of Letters student helped big-name chefs serve the hungry crowds.
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Best New Chef Danny Bowien took some time off from his Mission Chinese kitchen to support the cause, serving up ramen portofino, spot prawn, and Santa Barbara sea urchin.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"USC Berkley, South Africa... being able to see the world outside of NYC... all of this wouldn't be possible without Bronx Letters," tells one student of his journeys with the Academy.
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One student recites an original poem for the crowd about the troubles of a teen in high school. "Be a butterfly," she preached.
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Cooked on the street in their famous brick oven, Roberta's brought an endless supply of New York's favorite slice.
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Master Chef Ludo Lefebvre joined the cause and fed the crowds with his rich and soulful chicken wing and liver stew with asparagus, grilled ramps and butter.
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Cold salt-packed beef with bread crumb salsa from Gabrielle Hamilton's Prune.
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A delicious lettuce wrap from Momofuku. (Bo Ssam - slow cooked pork shoulder, lettuce, rice, served with ssam, kimchi, and ginger scallion sauces.)
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Toloache Yerba Buena's De Pastor Taco (Beer marinated pork, guajilo sauce, pineapple-chile de arbol chutney).
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