Daniel Boulud

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    Take a Trip Through Le Cirque, '21' Club, and Windows on the World With Michael Lomonaco

    While I'm sitting in a booth at Porter House (10 Columbus Circle, chatting with Michael Lomonaco, a regular comes over and slaps him on the back. They talk for a second about the experience, and then the diner reveals that he's eaten at this restaurant 292 times since it opened -- a fact that a hos ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Why You Should Chow Down to Support STREETS International

    Neal Bermas spent years working in the hospitality industry, both as an owner and operator of restaurants and as a consultant, offering his advice on restaurants and hotels around the world. Fifteen years ago, he touched down in southeast Asia, and he was moved by the place. "I felt really connected ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Jesse Schenker Set to Open The Gander

    Chef Jesse Schenker opened Recette in 2010, and since then, he says, the restaurant has "organically turned into a laboratory, tasting menu, and gastronomical experience. It appears as a little French bistro, but the food is elevated. The music is loud, and tables are tight. It's worked for us." Rec ... More >>

  • 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 >>

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    January 30, 2014

    DBGB Pastry Chef Myriam Eberhardt Is On The Hunt For Mirabelles

    Like many kids, DBGB (299 Bowery, 212-933-5300) pastry chef Myriam Eberhardt knew exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up. "I always liked cooking and making food at home with my family," she explains. What she didn't know then -- but soon discovered -- was that her culinary passion was in pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2013

    Cronut-Wizard Dominique Ansel: "I Want to Make the World of Pastry Exciting"

    In May of this year, Dominique Ansel and his Dominique Ansel Bakery (189 Spring Street, 212-219-2773) quietly unleashed the Cronut upon Manhattan, and within three days, the mania had begun. Lines formed down the block in the early morning before the shop opened, celebrities tweeted photos, and knoc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    10 NYC Treats to Order for This Thanksgiving

    Have you ordered your turkey yet? We hope so -- last week, we recommended a number of places that sell local, sustainable birds, but many of those vendors were on the way to selling out. And assuming you have the poultry under control (or aren't responsible for roasting the fowl), it's time to start ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    Noah Fecks & Paul Wagtouicz's The Way We Ate, Our Cookbook of the Week

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    Jones Wood Foundry's Jason Hicks Presides Over a Neighborhood Pub

    Pop into the Jones Wood Foundry on any given afternoon or evening, and you might find a pair of neighborhood residents shuffling in for their regular table, a woman celebrating a promotion from the same perch she holds four nights a week, or a wine distributor putting away his portfolio so that he c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Part Two With Lisa Giffen, Executive Chef of Maison Premiere

    In part one of our interview with Lisa Giffen, executive chef of Maison Premiere, we covered her French-influenced culinary style, the plastic bench scraper she keeps in her pocket at all times, and the spot where she celebrates a special night out. In part two of our chat, she reflects on her deser ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 19, 2013
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    April 1, 2013

    Our 10 Best Upper West Side Restaurants

    Topped with bacon, slaw, and fried green tomatoes and sided with cheese grits, the fried chicken biscuit sandwich at Jacob's Pickles A score of years ago the Upper West Side was known as one of the worst dining neighborhoods in the city. Well, what happened? You may trace the transformation back t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2012

    Q&A: John Meadow of LDV Hospitality On Making It In New York, Part 2

    John Meadow is co-founder of LDV Hospitality, the restaurant group behind Scarpetta, Lugo Caffe, Lucy's Cantina Royal, and various projects across Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Miami. Yesterday we got his tips on first getting into the restaurant scene. Today, we talked to Meadow about the differe ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012

    100 Reasons to Eat and Drink Downtown Today (and Tomorrow, and the Day After That)

    Last week, we did a lot of reporting on restaurants operating in the dark, doing whatever they could to provide light and food to those who needed it. We checked in on our review restaurants, both of which happened to be in blackout zones, and found one had stayed open all week, while the other floo ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    NYC Food Film Festival Announces 2012 Selections

    Selections for the NYC Food Film Festival have been announced. It sold out last year, but for those who aren't familiar with the event -- it's a film festival where you can taste what you see. Highlights include an authentic Lowcountry Oyster Roast, featuring South Carolina Oysters harvested in Bu ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    10 Best Pastry Shops in New York

    [See More of Our 10 Best: Incredibly Cheap Eats in New York | Best Ice Creams in NYC | Best Lamb Dishes in NYC] First, a complaint: we have way too many fantastic pastry shops in New York, and highlighting so few means some greatness is sure be excluded. But here are 10 delightful places to go eat ... More >>

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    June 8, 2012

    Dragonfly's Cornelius Gallagher Quotes Bill Cosby, Is Influenced by Gray Kunz

    The kitchen is so tiny at Upper East Side newbie Dragonfly that it's a miracle more than one cook can fit--let alone a team pumping out an array of Asian-fusion dishes like cheese stuffed tater tots and Far East inflected ceviche. But Cornelius Gallagher is not new to the challenges on the New York ... More >>

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    April 17, 2012

    LuckyRice Festival 2012: Celebrity Chefs, Asian Night Market and a Hawaiian Luau

    LuckyRice Festival 2012 is a week-long line-up celebrating Asian food and culture. Currently in its third inaugural year, the event has an impressive roster of celebrity chefs and personalities from ethnically Asian Masaharu Morimoto, David Chang, and Anita Lo, to other big industry names like Danie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain Attacks Paula Deen Again; Daniel Boulud Sues Buffalo Restaurant

    Anthony Bourdain was fine form this week -- back to attacking his favorite target, Paula Deen. On Tuesday, he appeared on ABC's Good Morning America and went at Deen again, calling her decision to cook fattening food while hiding her diabetes "in excruciatingly bad taste, unconscionable, and cynical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    My Dinner at Daniel

    Wait! Where's the letter grade? From the outside, it looks like a hotel, with potted plants on either side of the door. But once inside the solemnity of the place overwhelms you, as you traipse past a bar on one side, small flock of cocktail tables on the other, then up to a reservations desk that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Geoffrey Zakarian on Winning The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs

    Photo courtesy Geoffrey ZakarianGeoffrey Zakarian, Chef and Iron Chef​Geoffrey Zakarian is ending the year with a bang. The chef at the National and the Lambs Club can now also call himself an Iron Chef, having beaten nine other culinary pros competing on The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs. We ca ... More >>

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    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

    May 16, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Fundraisers Galore; Wine Dinners A-Go-Go

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! An Evening in Rioja The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen Monday, May 16 at 7: 30 p.m. The wine bar dedicated to organic, biodynamic, and sustainable Old World wines, ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Paul Bocuse Named 'Chef of the Century'

    Paul Bocuse​The Culinary Institute of American has named Paul Bocuse, a/k/a the father of nouvelle cuisine, the "chef of the century."

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    December 1, 2010

    Dorie Greenspan Discusses Around My French Table and Why She Got Fired From Her Early Jobs

    Alan RichardsonBe like Dorie Greenspan and fear not if you fuss with frosting.​ Dorie Greenspan is the ultimate baking guru, having written classics like Baking: From My Home to Yours and Paris Sweets. And now she shows readers her savory side with her new cookbook, Around My French Table. S ... More >>

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    November 22, 2010

    Gail Simmons Gets a Book Deal

    BravoTelevision host, eater, writer: A true Renaissance woman.​Life just got a little sweeter for Top Chef: Just Desserts host Gail Simmons. According to Eater, Simmons has nabbed a deal with Hyperion to write her memoir, Talking With My Mouth Full.

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    November 17, 2010

    At the French Culinary Institute's California Campus, Students Will Learn Animal Husbandry​ Yesterday, the French Culinary Institute announced it would be expanding to the West Coast with a branch campus at the former Professional Culinary Institute in Campbell, California. Curious to know why the school was expanding its operations to California -- and how it i ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Bowled-Over Bowlmor Construction Workers Get Gutterball Paychecks

    ​Bowlmor Lanes -- the Union Square bowling alley/nightclub -- is under fire today from a New York City carpenters union accusing the hotspot of "[desecrating] the American way of life." How? By hiring contractors who've allegedly bilked workers building their planned 90,000-square-foot Times Squar ... 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 >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Odetta Fada Leaves SD26

    San DomenicoOdette Fada​After 14 years cooking at San Domenico and a mere seven months at SD26, Odette Fada is bidding the restaurant arrivederci.

  • Dining

    February 16, 2010

    Recette's Fat Wallet Fare

    Mortgage your co-op, folks, it's time to eat!

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Under the Toque--Michael Huynh Expands His Empire; Daniel Boulud Plans British Invasion

    Gavin Mills responded to a statement by his former employer, Laurie Tomasino of Broadway East. Tomasino had blamed Mills for a "serious disconnect" between the food and the venue. Mills says he "was committed to the idea of 'fine dining' and balked at the suggestion from the owners that he serve up ... More >>

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    January 26, 2009

    Winter (Culinary) Olympics

    America's Hopes Rest on This Guy: Not Mickey, Timonthy HollingsworthWith the Bocuse d'Or, the Olympics of the culinary world, starting tomorrow both Time and the Los Angeles Times look at the chances for Team USA this year. America's hopes rest on Timothy Hollingsworth, a 29-year old sous chef at Th ... More >>

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    September 9, 2008

    Cooking with Stephanie Izard

    The Top Chef winner dished at the Astor Center last night.

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    November 14, 2006
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    November 9, 2006
  • Dining

    August 8, 2006

    Din and Dinner

    Andrew Carmellini plays the Italian card off Madison Square

  • News

    May 11, 2004

    Bling Breakfast

    Choking on the richest meal in New York

  • Specials

    January 27, 2004
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    January 20, 2004
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    April 2, 2002

    Everyone's a Critic

    Foodies Add Spice to ASME Awards

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    December 15, 1998

    Scales of Justice

    Striped Bass May Be New York’s Newest Contraband