Finding the courage to say goodbye is often difficult to muster, but for Georgette Farkas, proprietor of the much-anticipated Rotisserie Georgette (14 East 60th Street), bidding adieu to superstar chef Daniel Boulud was the single hardest thing she's ever done.
The East Village gets a classic French fish bar
Mathieu Palombino, of Motorino and the forthcoming Bowery Diner, and David Malbequi, of BLT, have lent their talents to Prima Strada, which lost its chefs shortly before opening yesterday. [Eater] Monkey Bar debuted Damon Wise's new lunch menu, featuring dishes like smoked fettuccine with un ... More >>
La Silhouette has a new chef. Matthew Tropeano, who most recently cooked at La Grenouille, is replacing David Malbequi after just seven months in the kitchen. [Eater] Michael White has revealed that he is scouting locations for his next venture on the Upper West Side. [Grub Street] David Bo ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema discovers "the city's most intimate look at today's Lebanese vernacular cuisine" at Man'ouChe; Lauren Shockey finds hits and misses at Spasso. Sam Sifton revisits Gotham Bar and Grill, allowing it to retain its three stars: "A meal at Gotham is about y ... More >>
A West '50s restaurant dials it back a few decades