Keith McNally

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Why JBF Award Winner Nate Appleman Has Never Looked Back From Chipotle

    Nate Appleman was bent on becoming a chef from an early age, and so after high school, he packed his knives off to the Culinary Institute of America at Hyde Park to learn the craft. When he graduated, he spent the tail end of the '90s and the first few years of this millennium learning butchery in I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Fake Old New York City as the "New" New York City

    ​The New York Times Styles section today takes on the issue of, well, reinventing the Old New York. With restaurants like Keith McNally's Minetta Tavern, the Graydon Carter-owned Monkey Bar and Waverly Inn, and most interestingly, The Lion, a restaurant owned by former MSNBC anchor and Abrams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    Colicchio, Boulud, White, Humm Big Winners in Last Night's Beard Awards

    ​Pomp, circumstance, product placement, and varying levels of inebriation all converged at Avery Fisher Hall last night for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Many white men were awarded large gold pendants that dangled from green sashes. It was a particularly good night for New York, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Paulie Gee's and Pulino's: Most Anticipated Pizzerias of 2010 Move Closer to Opening

    A prototype pie out of Paulie Gee's Neapolitan oven, courtesy Greenpointers ​Two of the most anticipated openings of 2010 are pizzerias--Paulie Gee's and Pulino's. Excitement from various quarters over these projects might even rival the breathless lead-ups to Co. and Keste. Pulino's, a Keit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Minetta Tavern Gains Michelin Star, Loses Joe Gould

    ​Like many shut-ins, we had not noticed that the Minetta Tavern had been transformed into a hip boite until Jeremiah of Jeremiah's Vanishing New York, who still gets around a little, informed us of it. The new Minetta serves a "cote de boeuf... a sublime hunk of glorious meat that you dream ab ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 11, 2009

    President Rejects Gay Hustler!

    Plus Abe Lincoln's logs and more than 15 minutes at Warhol's birthday party.

  • 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 >>