Chris Cipollone

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Chef Chris Cipollone: Don't Call Piora Fusion

    The media has made much of the Korean-Italian mash-up at the heart of Piora (430 Hudson Street, 212-960-3801), the West Village restaurant opened by Simon Kim and chef Chris Cipollone last year, but Cipollone insists that to focus on fusion is to miss the point: "We're a modern American restaurant," ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Piora's Taking a One-Week Hiatus, Starting Sunday

    If you read this week's review of Piora and were hoping to try it immediately, best head in tonight or tomorrow, because according to reps from the restaurant, Chris Cipollone and Simon Kim are closing their restaurant Sunday, January 12, for a brief hiatus. They'll reopen for dinner on January 20.

  • Dining

    January 8, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Eye Candy From Piora

    For this week's review, Hannah Palmer Egan heads to Piora (430 Hudson Street, 212-960-3801), the Hudson Street restaurant from Chris Cipollone and Simon Kim that's rooted in Italian fare and injected with Korean influence. "[Cipollone's] food is elemental and comforting, but don't call it comfort fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Hannah Palmer Egan's Best Meals of 2013

    As a staunch omnivore, I eat it all, but I'm most excited by meat: Pork and beef and duck and game live and die very, very close to my heart, and having spent my teenage years as a vegetarian (yeah, OK, I was that girl), it takes a lot for a vegetable to really excite me (although I do make a habit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Five Gourd-geous Squash and Pumpkin Dishes for Autumn

    Provided it weathered the holiday unscathed and free from the clutches of neighborhood jackanapes, that Halloween Jack-O-Lantern might be looking a bit rough if you haven't already tossed it out. Our condolences if you've grown attached to your anthropomorphic friend, but there's good news: There ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Michael Laiskonis 'Out' at Le Bernardin; Ed Cotton 'Out' at Plein Sud

    ​Le Bernardin's pastry chef, Michael Laiskonis, is leaving the restaurant after eight years on the job to pursue other projects and "reach a wider audience." [Diner's Journal] Eric Smith, a former five-star chef in New York, is now broke and serving food for Occupy Wall Street. [Grub Street] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Patrick Connolly 'Out' at Bobo; Jeffrey Tascarella 'In' at NoMad

    ​Patrick Connolly has left Bobo after three years with the restaurant -- reportedly, an amicable departure. A replacement for both Bobo and Carlos Suarez's forthcoming restaurant in the old Village Paper space has yet to be named. [Eater] Jeffrey Tascarella, a proprietor of Tenpenny along wit ... More >>