Monday, January 28
Tiki Mondays at GoldBar
Things are getting tropical at the newly reopened GoldBar. Tiki Mondays start tonight with tropical craft cocktails from Brian Miller, and chef Rich Sterling will brine and cook a Polynesian pig roast. Don't forget to wear your lei. 389 Broome St.
David Burke is a man of many words, and many restaurants. The ebullient chef not only helms three high-end restaurants in New York City, but also a café in Bloomingdale's, and restaurants around the country. Also, he's the brains behind spray salad dressing. Sheer genius, indeed. We got the c ... More >>
Photo courtesy Geoffrey ZakarianGeoffrey Zakarian eats pizza on Christmas!Yesterday we spoke with Geoffrey Zakarian, chef at the National and the Lambs Club about his big win on The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs. Today he reveals his plans for Christmas and New Year's, and what trend he'd most ... More >>
Sirio Maccioni says that he's going to open a branch of his eponymous restaurant at the Pierre hotel. Maccioni has told reporters that he's bringing in Filippo Gozzoli, formerly of Milan, to run the eatery.
Photo courtesy Geoffrey ZakarianGeoffrey Zakarian, Chef and Iron ChefGeoffrey 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 >>
foodnetwork.comGeoffrey ZakarianRestaurant staff suing employers is rampant in New York these days. The latest victim/culprit is Geoffrey Zakarian, who is being sued for $1 million by kitchen workers who toiled under him at the now-defunct Country. The effects of the lawsuit have already take ... More >>
Two Brooklyn women who make Evermore Pet Food plan to eat their dog food daily for a month beginning March 1 to prove how good it is.
The struggling A&P supermarket chain is being forced to close another 32 stores in six states as part of its turnaround strategy, including 17 in N ... More >>
Spot Dessert Bar won customers back after the blizzard by offering half-price hot drinks on Facebook, Twitter, and its blog. It also offers discounts to people who "like" the place.
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Abdul Haye, who owns the Kennedy Fried Chicken brand, is declaring war against all Afgha ... More >>
Devon Gilroy, who left East Side Social Club months before it closed and is now cooking at Park Avenue Tavern is launching a private dining company called Parkerhouse. The project could evolve into catering business even a restaurant.
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Where is everyone? Six blocks away?Despite a disclaimer on the website, which you may have noticed pops up on just about every website that mentions the Lambs Club, diners can't seem to figure out just where the new Geoffrey Zakarian-cheffed restaurant is. Short answer: it's in The Chatwal Ho ... More >>
The Benjamin HotelA mere two months after opening the Lambs Club, Geoffrey Zakarian has opened the National. Which is not to be confused with the National or the National. This National is situated in midtown's Benjamin Hotel and is being billed by its flacks as Zakarian's "vision of a contem ... More >>
This week, in the Voice, Robert Sietsema enjoys top-notch versions of all your Punjabi favorites at Sohna Punjab Indian Restaurant & Bar. Sarah DiGregorio samples the "gussied-up regional American food" at Peels.
Sam Sifton finds that Lambs Club reminds him of "the now-shopworn if still-beautiful S ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds the food thrilling, but the premises not so much at the beef temple that is Manzo in Eataly.
Sam Sifton slums it on the Lower East Side at Xiao Ye, which he deems "an artful misfire: the sort of place that, as [chef-owner Eddie] Huang sadly appears to d ... More >>
Geoffrey Zakarian has not only been working on the menu for the forthcoming Lambs Club in the Chatwal Hotel off Times Square, he's also doing National Bar and Dining Rooms, in the Benjamin in Midtown.
Michael "Bao" Huynh says his empire is still growing, with plans for an A ... More >>
The newest Coke product is a mini can, less than half the size of a standard 20-ounce bottle that contains just 90 calories. Expected to hit stores in December, the mini cans are meant to act as a "portion-control option," as part of Coca-Cola's "Living Well" initiative.
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Geoffrey Zakarian will be the executive chef at the restaurant in the hotel that Sant Chatwal, of the Bombay Palace restaurant chain, plans to open in the spring of 2010. The Chatwal will be located in the former Lambs club on West 51st Street.
Chef agent Scott Feldman allegedly ... More >>