Charlie Palmer

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Charlie Palmer Divulges Details on a Trifecta of Upcoming Projects

    If you've felt like Charlie Palmer's been a little more prevalent in the news lately than normal, it's because he has a trifecta of concepts about to come to fruition in this city, at least one of which has been in the hopper for a couple of years. This month, he'll open Crimson & Rye, a midtown coc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    The Little Beet's Franklin Becker: "I Fell in Love With Food the First Time I Put a Fork in My Mouth"

    In the 30 years since he first entered the kitchen, Franklin Becker has amassed shiny trophies of a successful culinary career: He landed "two very nice stars" from the New York Times while he was the executive chef at Local, earned a Best New Restaurant in America nod from Esquire for Capitale, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    David Burke on Traveling to Australia With Geoffrey Zakarian, Ramps

    David Burke is a man of many words, and many restaurants. The ebullient chef not only helms three high-end restaurants in New York City, but also a café in Bloomingdale's, and restaurants around the country. Also, he's the brains behind spray salad dressing. Sheer genius, indeed. We got the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Bread & Tulips, Goodbye to Tonio's

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Charlie Palmer's Metrazur is serving its last tonight at Grand Central Station. An Apple store is said to be taking its place. [Strong Buzz] Little Veselka, the to-go Veselka outpost above the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Hospoda; Goodbye to Nicky's Pho

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Nicky's Pho in the East Village has closed just three months after it opened. Co-owner Billy Dang said there wasn't enough foot traffic. [Grub Street] Charlie Palmer's MĂ©trazur restaurant in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Wade Burch 'In' at Neely's Pig Parlor; Ivy Stark 'Not In' at Diego

    ​Wade Burch, of Steamer's Landing (and a recent winner of Food Network's Chopped), has been named executive chef of Neely's Pig Parlor, the barbecue joint that fellow Food Networkers the Neelys are opening on the Upper East Side. [Grub Street] Josh Boissy of Le Barricou in Williamsburg is bra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Chris Lee Leaves Aureole

    Chris Lee​Just a few weeks after Aureole flirted with a "C" from the Health Department and Serious Eats declared itself unimpressed by its pork loin, the restaurant has announced its chef will be leaving at the end of the year.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Aureole Courts a C-Grade and Serves "Mercilessly Tough" Pork Loin

    Photo courtesy of Aureole​Although a number of C-graded restaurants have been trying to hide their lackluster marks, Aureole had no such luck obscuring their C-level DOH inspection from Eater, who noticed that Charlie Palmer's fancy-pants Times Square restaurant racked up 29 points during a vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2010

    Roger Stone Backs Away from Paladino, but Can't Get Rid of the Stink of Scott Rothstein

    ​In an odd week in the gubernatorial campaign, the oddest moment was Roger Stone's NY1 appearance on Tuesday, when he appeared to be trying to put miles of distance between himself and Carl Paladino, whose September primary victory Stone engineered. This grew even odder when Palad ... More >>

  • News

    April 27, 2010

    New York Happy Hours, All Around the Clock

    20 Happy Hours for every legal drinking hour in town!

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Own a Piece of Your Favorite Chef: Slow Food NYC Auctions Tools of the Trade

    What would you give for this man's jacket?​ Some people throw their underwear onstage at Tom Jones (or Guy Fieri). Others stand in line for hours to get a copy of their favorite cookbook signed. If you're a die-hard fan of some of the chefs this city has produced, now's your chance to own a pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    'Top Chef': It's Like the Difference Between a Shaved Armpit and a Hairy Armpit

    Bravo As morning dawned on the McMansion this week, we learned that Eli still lives with his parents, which wasn't that much more surprising than the simultaneous discovery that he wears white Crocs, and that they're really, really filthy. We also learned that Robin does Pilates every morning, some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at Quinto Quarto

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema gets transported to Rome at Quinto Quarto. Pete Wells loosens his grip on his precious stars to award two to Saul Bolton's eponymous restaurant in Brooklyn, despite his nostalgia for the original 1999 menu. [NY Times] Adam Platt finds that "the more ambitio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Esquire Serves a Super-Sized Fast Food Feature

    macrofarm/flickr​This month's issue of Esquire devotes considerable coverage to the topic of fast food, with a round-up of the country's best (In-N-Out) and worst (Taco Bell) chains, thoughts about burger joints, and chef confessionals about the last time they ate fast food. Our fair city's culina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Open & Closed--Say Hello to Superdive; Goodbye to Pere Pinard

    Aureole, along with chef-owner Charlie Palmer and executive chef Christopher Lee, has relocated from its Upper East Side home to Bryant Park. A four-course prix-fixe for $115 is available in the main dining room, and a parallel a la carte menu is on offer in the bar room. [NY Times] Gus and Gabriel ... More >>