Neal Bermas spent years working in the hospitality industry, both as an owner and operator of restaurants and as a consultant, offering his advice on restaurants and hotels around the world. Fifteen years ago, he touched down in southeast Asia, and he was moved by the place. "I felt really connected ... More >>
It was a banner year for New York City at the James Beard Foundation Awards; several of our fellow city-dwellers took home prizes in categories that ranged from Outstanding Pastry Chef to the Lifetime Achievement Award. Here's your guide to the NYC-based winners of the 2014 Restaurant and Chef Award ... More >>
Restaurants open at a breakneck pace here in New York City, and they trot out food from just about every corner of our planet (and sometimes many corners of our planet on one menu). In the last 12 months, we've seen a spate of Isaan spots, a Laotian joint, mash-ups of Jewish and Japanese cuisines an ... More >>
Once considered an overlooked garnish, the pickle has never before been more front and center on plates -- and in glasses. And while there is a slew of New York producers who have been hard at work canning cucumbers, the city's penchant for pickling doesn't stop there. In honor of National Pickle Da ... More >>
No. 21: Espardeñas from Toro Don't be put off by the price tag or the presentation here--if you can spare the cash, you'll be thinking about the sea cucumber for days.
Notched into a cavernous space in the building at 85 10th Avenue, just-opened Toro shares an address with destination dining spots Del Posto and Colicchio & Sons, and it's considerably more difficult to find than its neighbors--to enter, you'll need to head west on 15th Street to a red staircase tha ... More >>
Coppa's beef heart, bone marrow, lovage, and grated horseradish pizza -- and you can't get anything quite like it here. [See More On the Road: Robert in Kansas City | Weirdest Food Truck in San Francisco News on Eater that the celebrated Boston chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer had their he ... More >>
Big changes at Kajitsu, the East Village kaiseki restaurant: its current chef Masato Nishihara will be replaced by Ryota Ueshima, and it's relocating to Midtown this summer. [Eater]Take a look at Jamie Bissonnette's digs at Boston magazine's The Kitchen Spy, a series that explores the kitchens of ... More >>
The people have spoken to Food & Wine, and their best new chef doesn't live in New York. He lives in Boston.