Alain Allegretti

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Elettra Wiedemann's Fashion Week Pop-Up Is Back

    What does it take to get models to eat a restaurant meal during Fashion Week? Four top-notch chefs and one celebrity model backing. For the second year in a row, Elettra Wiedemann is opening a pop-up restaurant, Goodness, in the Museum of Arts and Design's Robert restaurant. This year, Wie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Alain Allegretti Following Marc Forgione, Decamps to Atlantic City

    Sure, you can call Atlantic City the Las Vegas of the East Coast, but the big difference between the two cities is that Las Vegas still retains glamour while Atlantic City has fallen into ruin. But the city might soon get an influx of culinary talent. Earlier this month, it was announced that Marc F ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 4, 2012

    La Promenade des Anglais: France Gets Loud

    Alain Allegretti seasons his new restaurant with noise

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Where Was I Eating? La Promenade Des Anglais

    Lauren Shockey​And so ends this week's Where Am I Eating? I was, in fact, eating at La Promenade Des Anglais, Alain Allegretti's new Francophilic spot in Chelsea. The dish in question is a tasty lentil soup flecked with minced spinach and a poached egg bobbing in the middle.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Shanghai Asian Cuisine; Lauren Shockey at Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria

    Super soup dumplings​ This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema sucks up soup dumplings at Shanghai Asian Cuisine -- which might serve the city's best: "With a skin so thin, it's a challenge getting them from steamer to mouth intact. The accompanying tongs (utensils, not gang members) are useles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Our 10 Best Things to Eat on 23rd Street

    Lauren ShockeyLa Maison du Macaron makes cookies in every color you can imagine​23rd Street isn't necessarily considered a gastronomic thoroughfare. More likely, it's thought of as being home to various chain eateries (Pret, Chipotle, etc.) catering to the office worker lunch crowd and, of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to El Cobre; Goodbye to The Elephant

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. The Elephant, the French-Thai eatery on East First Street, has closed its doors for good after many months of uncertainty. [EV Grieve] Following the loss of its young chef, David Bouhadana, Su ... More >>