Part one of my interview with Northern Spy Food Co.'s Hadley Schmitt ran yesterday. Here in part two, the chef talks about keeping his head clear amid the media buzz, why he'd like to see more cooks with grit, and the healthy food he'd happily eat every day.
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Scotch Whisky: A Regional Tasting Tour Astor Center Friday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m. Join booze expert Karl duHoffmann for this primer on single malt scotch. You'll get ... More >>
Phot courtesy of La Fonda del SolJosh DeChellisTwo and a half years after he helped open La Fonda del Sol, Executive Chef Josh DeChellis has left the restaurant.
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! All-Clad Metalcrafters at the JBF LTD Chelsea Market May 3-7 April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and John Dory Oyster Bar; Gavin Kaysen of Café Boul ... More >>
Geoffrey Zakarian has not only been working on the menu for the forthcoming Lambs Club in the Chatwal Hotel off Times Square, he's also doing National Bar and Dining Rooms, in the Benjamin in Midtown. [Diner's Journal] Michael "Bao" Huynh says his empire is still growing, with plans for an A ... More >>
As our truncated week comes to an end, here's a look back at the best posts of the last 96 hours: Sugar Mama NYC's Michelle DuQuesnay talked about designing 'adult' cakes, Rice Krispie penises, and the joys of chocolate phalluses. Here's Our 10 Best Places to Slurp Raw Oysters. Ask the Critic: Wh ... More >>
Carne de vino.You know what it's like: you're about to grill a beautiful cut of meat a plancha when, lo and behold, you realize you've forgotten the plancha. Josh DeChellis, executive chef at La Fonda del Sol, found himself in just such a predicament while in wine country when he came up with ... More >>
As the summer comes to a close (already, you say?), many of us are looking for ways to prolong the tastes of the season, which seemed all too short this year. Pickling, of course, is one of them. Chef Josh DeChellis of La Fonda del Sol believes that the locavore movement is, at least in part, ... More >>
At a luncheon for the Septima winery's new vintages at La Fonda del Sol today, food and wine writer Sharon Kapnick reached into her roomy handbag and produced a folded piece of colorful high quality-stock paper. She unfolded it to reveal the surprise: a vintage menu from the original restaurant date ... More >>
This week, I review La Fonda del Sol, the new incarnation of the legendary 60s pan-Latin restaurant now open in the midtown Met Life building. Josh DeChellis is in the kitchen, and the new version of the restaurant serves Spanish food: mains and tapas in the dining room, solely tapas in the large ba ... More >>
New Carmine cantina reverently replicates Mexican dishes
Extending the deep-fat frontiers on Carmine Street
Shopping like a chef