Pawpaw Pop-up in Greenport, NY

Taylor Knapp's menu uses local ingredients in playful and surprising ways, and working with him has continued to push my creativity.

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moss bowl

How to make a low-profile serving surface that's alive?  When tasting flavors derived from the woods, how to add another facet to the experience?  Are you comfortable eating off the clean forest floor?

raindrop plate

One of the unique traits of clay is it's ability to capture the marks of forces acting upon it, no matter how subtle.

lilypad bowl

Organic edges, calming color

fire pit plates

formed over an inverted metal brazier. flakes of rust melt and spread into the glaze like lichen.

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And here's a nice article covering the story of PawPaw.

Oh, and here too.


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