Galen Zamarra

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Should I Squeeze in a Restaurant Week Deal This Weekend?

    [See More Ask the Critics: Where Can I Get Guatemalan Food in New York? | Where to Plan a Bachelorette Dinner] So I heard some of the Restaurant Week deals were extended through Labor Day weekend. Which places should I go to this weekend while I'm stuck in town? - My Voice colleagues Dear colleag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    The 10 Best $10-and-Under Dishes of 2011

    The end of the year usually sees a lot of money being spent, whether on holiday gifts or new outfits or doling out bonuses to dutiful employees. So with 2012 just beginning, it's probably time to save some dough. While New York City might be expensive, you can still eat quite well for cheap. Below a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Allswell; Lauren Shockey at Calyer

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds that dinner always ends well at Bedford Avenue newcomer Allswell. He especially relishes the porcine plates: "Instead of the usual rubbery strips, one starter featured an entire fried pig ear facing upward -- as if pleading for you to repeat something yo ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 30, 2011

    Mas (la grillade): The Will to Grill

    Galen Zamarra plays with fire in the West Village

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Indian Clove; Lauren Shockey at Mas(la grillade)

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema takes to his bike and visits Staten Island's Indian Clove: "Despite its obscure location not far from Staten Island's Atlantic coast, this slightly upscale spot might be the great multi-regional Indian restaurant we've all been waiting for." Lauren Shockey wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Mas (La Grillade), Goodbye to Hollis Famous Burgers

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Hollis Famous Burgers, in Jamaica, appears to be closed. The website is down, and the phone line disconnected. [Grub Street]​ Ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Mas to Spawn a Second Mas

    ​Galen Zamarra has earned a solid and enthusiastic following for the seasonal Provençal cuisine he cooks at Mas Farmhouse. And now he's hoping to replicate the success of his Downing Street restaurant by opening a second. Per Diner's Journal, Zamarra will open Mas (La Grillade) on the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    French It Up This Weekend: Champagne and Cassoulet to Warm and Uplift You

    Get chaud with cassoulet.​Savoy will host its second Annual Cassoulet Feast this Saturday. Chefs from six different restaurants -- Ryan Tate and Peter Hoffman of Savoy, Marc Meyer of Cookshop, Galen Zamarra of Mas (Farmhouse), Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Cyril Renaud of Bar Breton, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Make Galen Zamarra's Sweet Potato Ricotta Gnocchi

    As promised in our weekly dining newsletter, we bring you the recipe for Sweet Potato Ricotta Gnocchi from Galen Zamarra, the chef/owner at Mas(farmhouse) Sweet Potato Ricotta Gnocchi 3 cups baked sweet potato pulp 12 oz ricotta, drained overnight 1 cup grated Parmesan 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 1/2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>