FrontRunners: Maple’s Higher Calling

We first tasted Burton’s Maplewood Farm Barrel-Aged Maple Syrup ($35, at Little Goat restaurant in Chicago: Custom made for chef Stephanie Izard, it was aged in an applejack-brandy barrel, infused with Thai long peppercorns and star anise, and transformed into something intensely spiced and memorable. Tim Burton, the genius behind the syrup, ages small […]