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Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food
Jody Williams' new cookbook 'Buvette' is all about French comfort food

Often on a trip to New York, I’ll find myself in the afternoon or late in the evening seated with friends at a table at Buvette in the West Village, talking, drinking rosé or a pretty Beaujolais, with a platter of butter and anchovy tartinettes or a crock of duck rillettes. Jody Williams opened Buvette in 2010 and has just opened a second gastrothèque (an eating and drinking establishment dedicated to the serious enjoyment of food and wine) in Paris. Not bad for a self-taught chef, who has been “equally inspired by people and places that I have hungrily pursued, fork in hand, throughout my life.” Her cooking is relaxed and unfussy, basically comfort food...

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