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    July 23, 2013

    Charlie Bird's Ryan Hardy: "I Want to Surround Myself With Four to Five Great People and Take a Chance on Something That Has Real Passion and Heart"

    "I started cooking when I was a kid because I was the youngest of five in a big family," recalls Ryan Hardy, executive chef of Charlie Bird. "We were like slave labor, and cooking would teach us discipline and keep us busy on hot summer days. I hated it at the time, but the life lessons sunk in."

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Charlie Bird Opens in the South Village; Here's an Early Taste

    Hip-hop thumped through the speakers as we took seats at the marble bar at Charlie Bird, the restaurant that opened at 5 King Street in the South Village just before the weekend got underway. It was Sunday, but the bi-level dining room hummed at the frenetic pace of a Saturday, a team of servers del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    You Guys Wanna See the World's Weirdest John Denver Concert?

    John Denver is coming to town, and he's bringing his old bandmates with him. Together, they're kicking off the "Rocky Mountain High Concert" U.S. tour in Westbury on Friday (at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury), and then looping back around to Best Buy Theatre on Tuesday, February 12. And they'll be pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    NYC is a 'Ghost Town': 1 in 25 Manhattan Homes Are Empty Because of Rich People

    Apartment at the Trump/ Only slept in it once​Out of 845,000 houses and apartments in Manhattan, 102,000 were counted as vacant according to census numbers, the New York Times reports today, and more than 33,000, or one in 25 residences on the main island, had someone living there less than tw ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    The 2011 James Beard Award Finalists Are...

    ​Earlier this afternoon in Portland, OR, the James Beard Foundation announced the finalists for the 2011 James Beard Awards. So without further ado, the nominees, after the jump:

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Semifinalists Announced

    opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tears​It's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Colicchio, Boulud, White, Humm Big Winners in Last Night's Beard Awards

    ​Pomp, circumstance, product placement, and varying levels of inebriation all converged at Avery Fisher Hall last night for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Many white men were awarded large gold pendants that dangled from green sashes. It was a particularly good night for New York, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2009

    Happy New Year

    Peter McManus', Chelsea, shortly after midnight We'd been warned that Times Square could be hit with a "Mumbai-style attack" on New Year's Eve, so only about a million people showed up. (The celebration in Aspen, Colorado didn't fare so well, but they sure had fun in New Orleans.) On TV Kathy G ... More >>

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    January 7, 2003
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    March 7, 2000

    On Any Given Day

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    April 6, 1999