Jamie Bissonnette

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Chefs Light Up Grills for an All-Star BBQ

    A lineup of New York's best chefs will be on display September 14 at East River State Park, where they'll be grilling up their favorite dishes for you to devour. This is the finale to the upcoming Taste Talks event in Brooklyn, and 25 chefs will hit the waterfront for the All-Star BBQ, building up s ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Why You Should Chow Down to Support STREETS International

    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 >>

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    May 6, 2014

    Meet Your NYC-Based James Beard Foundation Award Winners

    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 >>

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    December 19, 2013

    The 20 Best New Restaurants in NYC, 2013 Edition

    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 >>

  • Dining

    December 11, 2013
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    November 14, 2013

    Five NYC Spots Where Pickles Are Front and Center

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Toro's Espardeñas, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    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.

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    September 26, 2013

    An Early Look at Toro and a Chat With the Owners

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    A Quick Look at Jamie Bissonnette & Ken Oringer's Boston Restaurant Coppa

    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 >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Under the Toque: Kajitsu Shake-Up; Kitchen Spies

    ​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 >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Someone Who Isn't From New York Wins Food & Wine's People's Best New Chef

    ​The people have spoken to Food & Wine, and their best new chef doesn't live in New York. He lives in Boston.