Chris Leahy

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Hey ho, it's Friday afternoon. And therefore time to look back at the week that was. Maxwell Britten of Maison Premiere talks absinthe, Tales of the Cocktail, and proclaims his love for Brooklyn. Battle o' the raw blueberry smoothies: the Juice Press v. Organic Avenue. Our 10 best places to eat a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Lyon Chef Chris Leahy on Bastille Day Food and His Dislike of Guy Fieri: Interview Part 2

    Photo courtesy Chris LeahyChris Leahy = Macaron Man ​Yesterday we spoke with Lyon chef Chris Leahy about what makes Lyonnaise cuisine distinctive and what it was like working for Gordon Ramsay. Today, in honor of Bastille Day, Chris explains why the French macaron, is, in fact, superior to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Lyon chef Chris Leahy Dishes on Bouchons and Lyonnaise Cuisine

    Photo courtesy Chris LeahyChris Leahy​With Bastille Day just around the corner, it's as good a time as any to make a trip to Lyon. Can't afford the ticket to France? Good thing there's a Lyon, right here in the West Village. We called up chef Chris Leahy to learn more about Lyonnaise cuisin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Where to Take Dad for Father's Day? Ask the Chefs!

    PhotobucketChefs love their dads, too​Unlike Mother's Day, which is basically synonymous with "brunch," Father's Day isn't really a foodie holiday. But Dad still probably wants to get wined and dined by his brood, no? But where to take him for his special day? Rather than dole out our own s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Coppelia; Lauren Shockey at The Brooklyn Star

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds that "the food runs from inspired to terrible" at Coppelia; Lauren Shockey drinks the Kool-Aid at the Brooklyn Star. Sam Sifton awards The National Bar and Dining Rooms one star: "[The d├ęcor] is appetizing, as it happens: it is the sort of restaurant w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Make Lyon's Choux de Bruxelles (Brussels Sprouts Hash) Like Chef Chris Leahy

    proofofthepuddingBacon in your brussels sprouts.​As the big T-Day approaches, turkey and stuffing recipes abound. But let's not forget the humble sides that make the meal great. If you're one for topping yams with marshmallows, you might also not be too averse to adding bacon to your brussels ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    Special Occasion Oysters from BLT Prime

    For this week's VV dining newsletter newsletter (sign up here), Chris Leahy of BLT Prime gave writer Hailey Eber a dressed-up oyster recipe, perfect for New Year's Eve or a Christmas Day lunch. Widow's Hole Oyster Company harvests oysters from Greenport Harbor off the coast of Long Island. Leah ... More >>