Harold Dieterle

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    October 14, 2014

    Eight Years After Top Chef, Harold Dieterle Is Still Going Strong

    After Harold Dieterle walked away victorious from the first season of Bravo's Top Chef, people expected him, he says, to open a massive restaurant in Times Square, one where he could put himself onstage in an open kitchen and smile benevolently down upon his fans. That's not his personality, though, ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    Kin Shop's Spicy Duck Laab Salad, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 17: Spicy duck laab salad from Kin Shop (469 Sixth Avenue, 212-675-4295)

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    October 16, 2013

    5 NYC Wine and Food Festival Event Picks That Cost Less Than $100

    The New York City Wine and Food Festival descends upon us again this weekend, running officially October 17 through 20. And although the high-profile dinners and tastings have traditionally been either sold out or terrifically expensive (sigh, like all things in New York), the under $100 category ha ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    Where to Brunch This Weekend: Malt N'Mash, Kin Shop, Poco, and Queens Comfort

    Brunch is a hallmark of living in the Big Apple, and a good excuse to linger over a long meal (or kill a hangover). We've rounded up a few spots we think you should check out this weekend, whether for a deal, a party, or a brand new option that doesn't yet have the standard one-hour wait.

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    June 5, 2013

    Maison Premiere's Lisa Giffen Shares a Wine Secret: Drink Savoie

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

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    May 29, 2013

    Gabe and Katherine Thompson Love a Good Italian

    Unscrewed columnist Lauren Mowery has been sitting down with chefs all over the city to talk about the place wine has in their lives and kitchens. The latest installation of her series, in which Gabe and Katherine Thompson -- executive chef and pastry chef of dell'anima, L'Artusi, Anfora, and L'Apic ... More >>

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    April 4, 2013

    Num Pang Launches a Sandwich Happy Hour

    Harold Dieterle's West Village restaurant, Perilla, has launched a Monday night three-course spring menu. The family-stye meal includes dishes like wild rice with eggplant and cherry tomatoes, lamb-stuffed artichoke, and bay leaf sorbet. Make a reservation for $34 a person. 9 Jones Street; 212-929-6 ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013

    What Do Chefs Eat at Work? From Pig-Head Pozole to Cheese Steaks, Notes on Restaurant Staff Meals

    This week's review is of Cocina Economica Mexico on the Upper West Side, where Pedro Hernandez Perez was put in charge of a Mexican kitchen after winning over David Bank and the Land Thai team with the family meals he prepared, inspired by his hometown of Puebla. To celebrate good family meals (the ... More >>

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    February 28, 2013

    Catch Up with Our Food Critics: Rao Pans Tribeca Canvas; Sietsema Feasts at The Marrow

    This week, Tejal Rao and Robert Sietsema dine at two of the city's buzziest new restaurants, Tribeca Canvas and The Marrow. How did our critics rate Morimoto's "fancy fast food" concept and Harold Dieterle's family-inspired spot? Find out after the break.

  • Dining

    February 27, 2013

    Analyze This at The Marrow

    A champion chef puts his heritage on the line

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    February 20, 2013

    Under Review: Sietsema is in Spicy Heaven at Sweet Yummy House; Rao Devours "Fresh-Killed" Chicken at Hanjan

    For our own Robert Sietsema, hearing the name Sweet Yummy House "conjured up gingerbread dwellings deep in the woods made by witches." In reality, the Elmhurst restaurant is one of the city's newest Sichuan restaurants, specializing in "delicious peculiarities resulting from fusion with other cuisin ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    Snitching Schnitzels

    Harold Dieterle has a schnitzel at The Marrow... Among Manhattan restaurants, at least, schnitzels are on the upswing. While you may think that the pounded-thin, breaded-and-fried cutlets belong mainly in the city's antique German restaurants like the Heidelberg, Zum Stammtisch, and Killmeyer's Ol ... More >>

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    January 30, 2013

    A Look at New 'Cue around NYC; Pigs Ears Amidst Chaos at Salvation Taco

    Our own Robert Sietsema surveys the latest barbecue offerings from "the East Village to Gowanus," and finds worthwhile rib-stickers throughout the boroughs. His saucy list of favorites includes Daniel Delany's BrisketTown, "which obsesses on beef brisket smoked in a trailer located just off Flushing ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012

    The Marrow Open in West Village; Runner & Stone Open in Gowanus

    The Marrow opened on Bank Street with an Italian and German inspired menu from Top Chef winner Harold Dieterle. Find duck schnitzel, cuttlefish with garlic bread, uni-topped beef bone, and a wine list with over 300 options. Dieterle and partner Alicia Nosenzo set a flag in the West Village with Kin ... More >>

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    June 25, 2012

    Dieterle and Nosenzo Court the Nabe; Claim Not To Be Hip

    In a letter dated June 20th, signed by Harold Dieterle (chef of Perilla and Kin Shop) and his business partner Alicia Nosenzo, and posted in the West Village, the pair solicit the support of the neighborhood in opening their new restaurant at 99 Bank Street. The space was most recently a last evocat ... More >>

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    June 4, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Crab Boil and Cooking Class

    Tuesday, June 5 Crab Boil Back Forty kicks off their annual Chesapeake Crab Boil season, hosting weekly Tuesday dinners through August. Get a pile of spiced blue crabs, potatoes, string beans, and seasonal fruit cobblers for dessert. ($45, reserve in advance). 7th Annual Taste of LIC The celebr ... More >>

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    May 30, 2012

    Under the Toque: Andy Ricker on East-West Fusion, Anthony Bourdain Joins CNN

    Andy Ricker talks to the Times on how his foreignness helps him learn traditional recipes from Thai chefs: "On one level, that means they may have an easier time with the language -- telling the story of their food, or knowing how to make obscure dishes sound sexy in menu descriptions." [NYTimes] S ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Kitchit's 'Bespoke' Dining Launches in New York Today

    Kitchit, a service that connects food lovers to local chefs, launches in New York today. Like in San Francisco and L.A., Kitchit's members can work directly with restaurant chefs to create intimate events at their homes. Check out an example of a Kitchit menu (pictured above) after the jump; this on ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    Food and Fashion Don't Quite Go Together

    There's more to the Internet than food blogs (except this one of course). If you only read recipes and ogled food porn, you'd miss out on fantastic videos like the ones from MVPleez -- their newest opus to ramps, starring Harold Dieterle and Jimmy Bradley, is one to waste a few minutes on. And how c ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    Make Harold Dieterle's Miang of Peekytoe Crab

    ​Harold Dieterle, the Season 1 winner of Top Chef and owner of two successful New York restaurants with a third on the way, is a badass chef. His first venture, Perilla, is a Greenwich Village stalwart that's been dishing out duck meatballs for years. At nearby Kin Shop, he's doing Thai food with ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Back to Black Truffles

    KjundstormA few slivers of this will set you back a couple of paychecks.​A few months ago we brought news of the white truffle occupation of Manhattan. Well, now white's on the decline and black truffles are making their way into your macaroni and cheese. Only this time, everyone seems to be jumpi ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    Got Bucks? They Got Bubbly. New Year's Eve Restaurants If You're Feeling Fancy.

    The vodka-caviar room at the Russian Tea Room, perhaps?​ When the ball drops this New Year's Eve where will you be? Will you (A) be in Times Square crossing your legs and wishing you didn't finish the rum and coke you hastily poured into your Nalgene bottle on your way out the door? (B) At an ... More >>

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    November 8, 2011

    Harold Dieterle Is Loving Himself Some Steakhouses

    Courtesy of First Press PRA new restaurant maybe?​ Harold Dieterle was recently awarded a spot on Robert Sietsema's list: New York City's 17 Greatest Chefs . The first-season winner of Top Chef is tops in New York City for his command of two successful Greenwich Village restaurants, Perilla a ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    New York City's 17 Greatest Chefs

    The re-Africanized fried chicken at Marcus Samuelsson's Red Rooster This highly idiosyncratic list is based entirely on my own dining predilections, and only includes chefs whose work I'm reasonably familiar with. Certain figures have been excluded from consideration -- Thomas Keller, for example ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    Where Was I Eating? Kin Shop

    Lauren Shockey​Fork in the Road readers, you're all so smart. Or at least omnivorous and possessing photographic memories. For this week's Where Am I Eating? I was, indeed, dining at Kin Shop, Harold Dieterle's excellent modern Thai restaurant in the West Village.

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    April 5, 2011

    Top Chef Alums Rally to Raise Money for Japan

    ​Though Richard Blaise is busy parlaying his Top Chef victory into a stint shilling for the National Pork Board, some of his fellow reality show survivors are lending their names and food to a more philanthropic endeavor.

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    March 28, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Eating and Drinking for Good Causes

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Salmon Week Aquavit March 28-April 1, April 4-8 You wouldn't know it by checking the mercury, but it's spring. Celebrate the season the Swedish way... with salmon! ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Robert Sietsema on the New York-Montreal Food Connection

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema explores the relationship between New York and Montreal food. Sam Sifton awards two stars to Harold Dieterle's Kin Shop, even though it's not quite authentic Thai: "[It's] an American restaurant that serves food prepared using Thai flavors, a restaurant that ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 8, 2010

    Kin Shop--Harold Dieterle's Second Restaurant Goes Thai

    Top Chef's Season One winner opens another West Village spot

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    December 8, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Harold Dieterle's Kin Shop

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema approves of Kin Shop: "When [Harold Dieterle] debuted Perilla in 2007, it wasn't a marquee assignment, but a small West Village bistro that gradually attracted a fervent following. Now, after a measured period of time, he's opened a second place a few blocks d ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Umi Nom

    Robert Sietsema samples balut (duck embryo) and other pan-Asian treats at Umi Nom. Sam Sifton awards one star to Osteria Morini, where "pastas glisten with pork fat, with butter, with cream, with oil. They are aggressively salted. They hang around on the outskirts of Too Much. ... [Chef Michael] Wh ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    Kin Shop Is Now Serving Lunch

    Photo courtesy of Kin ShopKin Shop's egg noodles in maitake mushroom broth with poached duck egg.​Since it opened in mid-October, Harold Dieterle's Kin Shop has been enjoying some pretty strong informal reviews from Yelpers, Chowhounders, and Serious Eaters alike. As of today, the modern Thai ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Thai Restaurants Are Everywhere; Welcome to the Era of the $20 Cocktail

    ​Two Florida establishments that use "Brooklyn-style" water are suing each other over the patent on the technology that makes it. The water is the key ingredient in authentic New York bagels and pizza dough. [NY Post] Orchards and apple historians are trying to reintroduce "heritage" or "heir ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    Friday afternoon is here, and so is our look back on the week that was. We ranked Our 10 Best 100 Dishes to Eat Now. Jin Fong and Very Tong vie for dim sum supremacy. Pumpkin ale taste-off!

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    October 19, 2010

    Harold Dieterle on Tiresome Restaurant Trends, Yelp, and his Favorite Places to Eat

    Vicky WasikChef Harold Dieterle​Harold Dieterle, he of Top Chef's first season, is the owner and chef of Perilla. Last week, he opened Kin Shop, a modern Thai restaurant in the West Village. Yesterday, we caught up with Dieterle to get the details on Kin Shop's food and his thoughts on realit ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Harold Dieterle on Brand-New Kin Shop, Top Chef, and Being 'Mr. à la Carte'

    Vicky WasikChef Harold Dieterle​Harold Dieterle is perhaps best known for winning the first season of Top Chef, but he's been obsessed with cooking since high school, after which he attended the Culinary Institute of America. He's cooked at Red Bar, 1770 House, and The Harrison. After winnin ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Lani Kai, Goodbye to Silk Road Palace

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. It looks like Village Tart in Nolita is, in fact, closed for good. The shutter's been down for a month, and now former employees have graffitied their grievances on the window. [Eater] Silk Ro ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Harold Dieterle Observes That Some Top Chef Contestants Are TV Whores

    BravoDieterle dishes it out.​Harold Dieterle took some time recently to speak with Zagat Buzz about Kin Shop, the Thai restaurant he opened on Monday. And while what he has to say about straying from the traditional "pick your dish, then pick your protein" model is interesting enough, what's m ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    5 & Diamond Loses David Santos & Closes; Plein Sud F&B Director Gets Sacked

    ​"All-stars" added to the lineup of cheftestants reportedly slated for the next season of Top Chef include Marcel Vigneron and Fabio Viviani, from seasons two and five, respectively. [Eater] David Santos has followed in the footsteps of Ryan Skeen and departed from 5 & Diamond, which has sinc ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    What to Drink at Perilla: Cherry Fix

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. Ramsay de GiveGet your Cherry Fix at Perilla.​The drink: Cherry Fix The bar: Perilla, 9 Jones Street The price: $12 The ingredients: Muddled fresh cherries, fresh lemon juice, mint leaves, Hudson vodk ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Harold Dieterle to Open Contemporary Thai Eatery in West Village this Fall

    Bravotv.comA little something up his contempo Bangkok sleeve....​ Annnd we were right: Former Top Chef winner and Perilla co-owner Harold Dieterle is indeed opening a restaurant in the former Philippe Chow Express space. The Times reports it will be serving "contemporary Thai fare in a casual ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Harold Dieterle Opening New Restaurant at Former Philippe Chow Express?

    bravotv.comWhat exactly is this man up to?​ Today in tipsterdom, a well-known food editor emails: "Just saw who I'm pretty sure was Harold Dieterle walk into a butcher-papered-up restaurant at 469 Sixth Avenue, with what I'm pretty sure was a knife bag over his shoulder." Could the Perilla c ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009

    Now Cooking: Melting Skin and Severed Digits

    ​ Just in time for Halloween, Metromix has rounded up a bunch of chefs to talk about the worst kitchen injuries they've ever witnessed. It's hard to pick which is most disgusting, though Harold Dieterle's account of severing his tendon and Ryan Skeen's story about pouring boiling oil on his fo ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Takeaway From the Eater 'Top Chef' Panel: Kogi KO'd

    Bravo TVEater's Life After 'Top Chef' panel at the 92YTribeca last night had some interesting moments as panelists Lee Ann Wong (French Culinary Institute), Harold Dieterle (Perilla), and Leah Cohen (Centro Vinoteca) regaled moderator and Eater editor Amanda Kludt with tales of the reality that foll ... More >>

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    August 7, 2007

    Little Dieterle

    The skinny on the first Top Chef restaurant

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    May 23, 2007
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    May 15, 2007

    Harold Dieterle's last meal

    . . . requires a pig and a green bikini

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    May 10, 2007
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    March 22, 2007
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