Yesterday, we spoke with Food Network's Alex Guarnaschelli about how to tackle cooking pumpkin and other seasonal specialties. Today, we're focusing on how she deals with celebrities in her restaurants, her favorite restaurants in the city, and her recent venture with Haagen Dazs.
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Last night, the James Beard Foundation's winner's list was completed--the media awards were over the weekend and listed here yesterday. In addition to major excitement over the first ever Outstanding Bar Program award other highlights included a tie for Best Chef Southeast (a hot dining destination ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation has released a list of semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards in various chef and restaurant categories. The nominees will be narrowed down on March 19, but in the meantime, check out which New York restaurants and bars have made it this far.
Yesterday we spoke with Barbuto chef (and culinary legend) Jonathan Waxman about his new gig as a consulting chef at Rosa Mexicano and his passionate love affair with Mexican food. Today, though, he tells us about what he wished he'd known as a young chef and also give us some date ideas for Valenti ... More >>
La Silhouette's Black Bass and Butter-Poached Lobster
When Matthew Tropeano left La Grenouille to run the kitchen at La Silhouette recently, he brought with him several new dishes, including Poached Farm Egg over asparagus and oyster mushrooms; Paté de Campagne; and Poulet Roti Avellino. He ... More >>
La Silhouette has a new chef. Matthew Tropeano, who most recently cooked at La Grenouille, is replacing David Malbequi after just seven months in the kitchen.
Michael White has revealed that he is scouting locations for his next venture on the Upper West Side.
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opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
Charles Masson of La Grenouille, Ken Aretsky of Aretsky's Patroon, and even Danny Meyer with his rounds at Union Square Café are among the city's last iconic restaurateurs who rule the dining room.
Congress may have passed new healthy food regulations for school lunches, but Capi ... More >>
Robert Tréboux, owner of Le Veau D'or
Welcome to this week's installment of Ask the Critics. Rob wrote in to ask:
Where can I get an old-fashioned French meal without it costing me an arm and a leg? Preferably in Manhattan, but I'm willing to travel.
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 >>
It's been a busy morning at the James Beard Foundation: right on the heels of its list of finalists for its Media and Journalism Awards comes its roster of final nominees for its Restaurant and Chef Awards, announced on the Beard Foundation's Twitter page.
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Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>
Courtesy of Housing WorksHousing Works: now with an expanded, somewhat greener menu.
Food panels are popular early-evening entertainment these days, and they tend to make stomachs rumble for dinner with nary a nibble in sight. Having introduced its "Word of Mouth" food talks, Housing Works' b ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Sarah DiGregorio discovers delicious, authentic Sichuan and a labor dispute at Lan Sheng. Our Man Sietsema rounds up the decade's best dining and drinking trends (Neapolitan pizza! Ramen! Beer!).
Sam Sifton revisits La Grenouille, pronouncing it "a classic French restaurant. ... More >>
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 >>