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The Raw and the Cooked

At White Gold, April Bloomfield’s butcher-shop-restaurant, meat is all.
White Gold Butchers

4/5 Stars

White Gold Butchers

375 Amsterdam Ave., at 78th St.


IF YOU ARE EVEN a halfway ambitious chef these days, it’s not enough to cook food and sell it. You must mill your own flour, grow your own herbs, churn your own butter, apply your own tattoos (well, maybe not that), and butcher your own meat. April Bloomfield is a very ambitious chef, with six restaurants on two coasts; a farm in Cornwall, England; and, as of this past October, a butcher shop on the Upper West Side. Given her restaurants’ prodigious burger output (an estimated 75,000 per year

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