Jim Burke

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    5 Ways to Carboload at Caffè Storico

    For this week's review, I paid a visit to Caffè Storico, the new eatery inside the New-York Historical Society. It's a gorgeous restaurant, all white and marble, and seemingly influenced by Dutch modernism and American colonialism. Yet the grub's from neither ilk -- it's Italian, with a slight Vene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Joey Phadungsil 'In' at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen; Hok Chin 'Out' at Duo

    ​Joey Phadungsil has taken over the kitchen at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen, on the Upper West Side. She previously worked at Rhong-Tiam. [NY Times] James Beard finalist Jim Burke, from Philadelphia, will be the executive chef at Stephen Starr's forthcoming restaurant in the New York Historical So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Having Escaped Top Chef With His Dignity Intact, Kevin Gillespie Bows Out of the Bocuse d'Or

    Chef Kev​Remember that Very Special Episode of Top Chef when Kevin Gillespie won the opportunity to compete for Team USA in the next Bocuse d'Or? Well, like so much else on Top Chef, his involvement with the competition proved illusory.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Specials

    August 29, 2000
  • News

    August 15, 2000

    Snow-Blind on 43rd Street

    The Times’ Silence on Plan Colombia