Alex Ben Block

Chef Paula Was NOT Emeril Lagasse’s Love Child. She Was My Sister

My original poem honoring Paula Myra Block, written in her NYC hospital room: Our brave Paula, only 62, had a bigger than life personality that served her well as a chef, food stylist and Culinary Anthropologist who rubbed elbows with with food world greats like Emeril. In happier times, Chef Paula in the kitchen with famed Chef Emeril Lagasse. My Sister The Culinary Anthropologist This column is my new year’s gift to my wonderful sister Paula Myra Block, who passed away this December, after a courageous eight-year battle with cancer. It is personal and not the usual column you find on this site. It is how I choose to end the 10s and launch into the 20s. She was a Culinary Anthropologist, e

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