Heirloom beet salad -- Bartlett pear, arugula, ricotta, walnuts
First cutting his eye teeth at Jimmy's No. 43, playing a pair of hot plates like a DJ, chef Philip Kirschen-Clark bounced around trying to find a new place that was a good fit. Most recently, he developed a menu at Vandaag representin ... More >>
This glass of aquavit, from Danish restaurant Aamanns-Copenhagen, is flavored with toasted rye bread.
Aquavit (or akvavit) is a flavored liquor beloved of Scandinavians, and served in funny little glasses. Derived from the Latin aqua vitae, it means "water of life."
Former Acme chef Ariel Fox is heading up the kitchen at Harding's, Flatiron's newest American restaurant. The menu features cold weather comfort food like steak and potatoes, oysters Rockefeller, and pumpkin pie soup. 32 E. 21st St.
Aamanns-Copenhagen opened over the weekend. The massive restaurant ... More >>
Growing up, my grandfather had an above-ground pool annotated by the sign "Welcome to our Ool. Notice there is no 'P' in it. Please keep it that way." Grandpa loved that pool and I remember lots of good times in it, none of which involved me relieving myself (for fear of triggering the mythical dye ... More >>
"A lot of people who sing can't sing," Christine Jorgensen told me in 1981, "but at least I admit it!"
The groundbreaking transsexual had come in from her home in Laguna Beach, California to make her New York cabaret debut.
Her act consisted of saucy impersonations of Marlene Dietrich and Tallulah ... More >>
A Danish court just decided that Grooveshark violates copyrights and is ordering an Internet service provider to block the American music-streamer, marking a huge victory for a cohort of record-industry insiders -- and a major blow to Web-freedom advocates.
The group of entertainment companies, Ret ... More >>
Killer cantaloupes are still a concern, and now you also have lettuce to worry about. A California lettuce grower has recalled 2,498 cartons of chopped or shredded romaine over more Listeria monocytogenes fears.
Alton Brown says that Good Eats 3 will be his last traditional cookbook. His next ... More >>
To whet appetites for MAD FoodCamp, which takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark, during the last weekend of August, Noma chef René Redzepi has taken to the pages of The Guardian to philosophize about the symposium, which he calls a "culinary Glastonbury."
Even though you're still probably digesting the spoils of Meatopia, it's time to start readying your colon for another carnivorous onslaught: on September 10, Pig Island will descend upon Governors Island.
LA Weekly's Jonathan Gold scores the best assignment ever -- comparing Copenhagen's Noma, San Pellegrino's top restaurant of the year, with Grant Achatz's Alinea for GQ. [HuffPo]
The clear grape spirit pisco, originally from Chile and Peru, is making inroads into the crowded U.S. liquor mark ... More >>
Think you could be a better cook if only you had a kitchen like a five-star chef? Maybe not. Mehangir Mehta of the newly opened Mehtaphor, Anita Lo of Annisa, and husband-and-wife team Jo-Ann Makovitzky and Marco Moreira of Tocqueville and 15 East are among chefs with tiny apartment kitchens. ... More >>
The Lion's John DeLucie has big dreams: "I'd like to write observational stuff about my life. I have a studio in my house, and I want to play and produce music. I want to move to Hollywood and drive a convertible."
José Andrés's China Poblano, the new restaurant in the Cosmopolit ... More >>
This week in food blogs...
Eater offered its "What Not to Name Your Restaurant" guide to 2010 openings.
Grub Street noticed that egg creams are going to be everywhere this weekend.
Midtown Lunch confirmed that, yes, you can get a hot dog at Gray's Papaya on Eighth Avenue for 50 cents.
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Beer-happy Copenhagen is getting its own cocktail culture, with several serious cocktail bars cropping up in recent years, and the debut of Copenhagen Cocktail Club, a group of bartenders dedicated to "promoting and developing the art of drink and bar and cocktail culture in Denmark and acros ... More >>
Noma in Copenhagen finally topped El Bulli as the best restaurant in the world at the S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants reception, held last night in London. Daniel jumped 33 spots to no. 8, Per Se dropped four spots to no. 10, and Le Bernardin stayed at a comfortable no. 15.
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Top Chef alum Spike Mendelsohn has plans to open outposts of his D.C. restaurant Good Stuff in, Arlington, Virginia, and Georgetown, and maybe in "Chicago, L.A., even London and Tokyo."
Hugh Acheson, the chef-owner of Five & Ten in Athens, Ga. and a James Beard nominee, has just ... More >>
Behold the double smoked Danish salmon.Although few aquatic-eating events carry the excitement of the start of the New Catch Holland Herring season, this week's arrival of double-smoked Danish salmon at Russ & Daughters comes close.