Floyd Cardoz

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Q&A: Num Pang's Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz on Success, Traditions, and Substitution Policies, Part 1

    A Jewish New Yorker and his Cambodian-born college friend walk into a sandwich shop. No, this isn't the beginning of a bad joke, it's the story behind Num Pang, the much loved sandwich cafe with locations in Greenwich Village and Midtown. Ratha Chaupoly and Ben Daitz met in college, but reconnecte ... 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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    May 10, 2012

    North End Grill's Floyd Cardoz on Battery Park City, Challenges of the New Space Part 1

    The new friendly face in Battery Park City. Mr. Top Chef Master and North End Grill headmaster Floyd Cardoz has certainly risen to the top of his game since opening Tabla in 1998. Now, with a few cookbooks and a line of foods at Fresh Direct, the India-born chef talked to Fork in the Road about the ... 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 >>

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    March 24, 2011

    Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez Is Bringing Lassi Back, Sort of

    ​Lassi lovers -- and there are many of them -- still rue the day almost two years ago when Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez closed up her tiny Indian restaurant (named after the popular Punjabi yogurt-based beverage) on Greenwich Avenue. So we're happy to report that Lassi will be resurrected at thr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Floyd Cardoz, George Mendes, and Suvir Saran Will Compete on Top Chef Masters

    Bravo​Now that Top Chef All Stars is kind of, sort of beginning to draw to a close, Bravo wants us to start thinking about the next season of Top Chef Masters.

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    October 14, 2009

    'In Cooking...There Is a Right Way and a Wrong Way'

    It was with some shock that I realized that Christopher Kimball--of Cook's Illustrated, America's Test Kitchen, and the NYT op-ed arguing that the internet killed Gourmet--has a blog. (On a side note, it is worth remembering that Gourmet had an excellent website, full of serious food journalism.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Our 10 Best: Cookbooks

    ​Above all, a cookbook should be useful and accurate, but that's not why we love them. A great cookbook isn't just a compendium of recipes; it takes you somewhere--into a cook's kitchen, to the South of France, or the South Pacific, or back in time. Following a 1961 recipe for Chateaubriand do ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>