Jesus Nunez

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Q&A: Jesus Nunez of Barraca on Remaining Open During Hurricane Sandy, Part 2

    Jesus Nunez is the chef of Barraca, a newly opened Spanish spot in the West Village that serves up tapas and paella. During the power outage, the restaurant was able to stay open via a generator and refrigerated truck. No food was spoiled, and on the Friday after the storm, the staff turned the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Q&A: Jesus Nunez of Barraca on Remaining Open During Hurricane Sandy, Part 1

    Jesus Nunez is the chef of Barraca, a newly opened Spanish spot in the West Village owned by Hector Sanz, whose restaurant group is also behind downtown spots Macondo and Rayuela. Formerly of Gastroarte on the Upper West Side, Nunez is dishing out authentic Spanish tapas and paella in West Village ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Weekend Events: BLT Cooking Class, Iron Chef Contestant Menu

    Some weekend events for you... Beginning Saturday, August 11, Iron Chef contestant Jesus Nunez will be offering the octopus dishes he prepared on the show in his UWS restaurant, Gastroarte. There will be a five-course tasting menu and a a la carte option. The menu items: salmorejo with octopus and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    The Beet Goes On at Gastroarte

    The drink: The Beet Goes On The bar: Gastroarte (141 West 69th Street, 646-692-8762) The price: $12 The ingredients: Plymouth Gin, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, beets, lime juice, and a celery apple foam

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Graffit Will Now Be Called Gastroarte (Sounds Like an Indigestion Medicine, No?)

    Jehangir Mehta of Graffiti = WINNER​Jesús Nuñez of Graffit = LOSER​After battling for months over similar names, a resolution of sorts has been called between Graffit (Jesús Nuñez's experimental Spanish restaurant) and Graffiti (Jehangir Mehta's experimental, eclectic small plates re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Man'ouChe; Lauren Shockey at Spasso

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema discovers "the city's most intimate look at today's Lebanese vernacular cuisine" at Man'ouChe; Lauren Shockey finds hits and misses at Spasso.​ Sam Sifton revisits Gotham Bar and Grill, allowing it to retain its three stars: "A meal at Gotham is about y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Huzzah, it's Friday afternoon. Time for a little bit of nostalgia: We ranked Our 10 Best Vegetarian Street Foods. Just in time for South by Southwest, Our Man Sietsema provided an eating guide for New Yorkers who find themselves in Austin. A battle of the ostrich burgers between Bare Burger and E ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 2, 2011

    Graffit and the Cubist Foodist

    Jesús Núñez brings his avant-garde Spanish cuisine to the Upper West Side

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Graffit's Jesús Núñez Is a Total Egghead

    Jesús Núñez​Yesterday, we brought you Jesús Núñez's recipe for savory carrot cake. Today, the chef shares a video of his Not Your Average Egg dish at Graffit. The not-average part is the white of the egg: a cauliflower puree that cradles the yolk, cooked all together in a real eggshell. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Make Jesús Núñez's Savory Carrot Cake, Available at Graffit

    Graffit's Savory Carrot Cake​The graffiti on the walls might be the initial focal point at Graffit, but chef-owner Jesús Núñez also wants to catch diners' eye with his food. Inventive, if kooky, items include this savory carrot mousse topped with Mahon cheese. Try it at home, if you dare... ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Red Rooster; Lauren Shockey at Edi & The Wolf

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema enjoys the "wacky fusion" of East African, Scandinavian, and North American at Red Rooster; Lauren Shockey gets her schnitzel on at Edi & The Wolf. Sam Sifton echoes what pretty much every critic has to say about Bar Basque: "there is much to enjoy about eati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Graffiti Suing Graffit Over Missing Vowel, Pop Rocks

    Marilyn MinterPop rocks, as interpreted by Marilyn Minter.​Is one precious vowel enough to distinguish one restaurant from another, and thus avoid a lawsuit? Jehangir Mehta thinks not.

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Graffit Opens Tomorrow

    Natasha MartinThe graffiti at Graffit.​ You've seen the art. You've met the chef. At last, Jesús Núñez's Graffit is set to open tomorrow. The restaurant promises to bring to New York the kind of the avant-garde cuisine Spain has been known for over the last few years, with a nod to the che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's late Friday afternoon, and time for a backwards glance to the week in posts: We ranked Our 10 Best Vegetarian Restaurants. An early look Mehtaphor, Jehangir Mehta's latest enterprise. Why do we eat with a fork, knife, and spoon?

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Jesús Nuñez Part Two: Spanish Wines and Cheeses, Best NYC Restaurants, and Tripe

    Jesús Nuñez​One of the most interesting fall openings is Jesús Nuñez's Graffit on West 69th Street, which will open in November. Nuñez is well-known in Spain for his Madrid restaurants, Polenta and Flou, where he offered avant-garde, imaginative dishes like a deconstructed Spanish tortill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    A First Look at Graffit's Graffiti, by Chilean Artist Dasic Fernandez

    One of Fernandez's new creations for Graffit restaurant​Spanish chef Jesús Nuñez likes to mix traditional flavors with avant-garde techniques, turning typical tapas into edible Impressionist paintings. Graffit, his first stateside restaurant since leaving Madrid, is due to open on West 69th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Graffit's Jesús Nuñez Talks NYC Spanish Restaurants and Making Cauliflower Into an Egg

    Westside IndependentJesús Nuñez ​Jesús Nuñez is known for his Madrid restaurants, Polenta and Flou, where he offered avant garde, imaginative dishes like a deconstructed Spanish tortilla in seven textures. A former graffiti artist, Nuñez often conceives dishes visually first before decidi ... More >>