That Jesse Schenker's cookbook collection is more than 350 volumes deep is not so much a reflection of his use of recipes at it is a window into his utter obsession with food--he thinks about his craft constantly, even when he's not at work, and he has since he was very young. The chef grew up in So ... More >>
Has the end of tax season left you feeling, well, taxed? Reward yourself with a beer or ice cream at a museum -- two of the best events happening this week.
Siobhan DeCarlo wasn't always plotting a pastry chef career. "I was planning to get my PhD in English, and I couldn't get into any of the programs," she explains. "So I said, 'You know what -- I really love baking. I think I'm going to go to culinary school.'"
Earlier this morning, we offered up a number of ways for you to beat the stir crazies and get out of the house this week. But another event just fluttered into our inboxes, and if you're a David Bowie fan, you're going to want to put a big old box around Wednesday: that's when the Murray Hill outpos ... More >>
Thank the restaurant review cycle, the minuscule attention span of this city's diners, and the trials and tribulations that come with doing business in NYC: Restaurants that makes it to their first or second birthdays are doing well, especially if they're able to stay relevant in the broader media c ... More >>
I ran part one of my interview with Johnathan Adler, chef at storied Park Slope restaurant Franny's, yesterday. Today I'm back with part two, where in Adler discusses the street cart that's his guiltiest pleasure, the pig testicles he once ate, and why it annoys him when people say they're "doing" a ... More >>
Got plans next Monday night? You might want to cancel them because on December 3, Hearth Restaurant and Terroir Wine Bar will join forces to host a benefit for Sandy Relief efforts. And they've called on a lot of oft-boldfaced names to help out.
Mario Batali and artist Jim Dine teamed up to make a super fancy, limited-edition cookbook up for auction on eBay with a minimum bid of $1,200 a copy. Proceeds from the sale will go to the Lunchbox Fund. [Eater] For the annual conference of the International Academy of Culinary Professionals, chefs ... More >>
Marco Canora of Hearth makes some of the best winter comfort food in the city. So we were especially pleased to find out how he prepares one of his seasonal specialties, ribollita, a Tuscan staple that Canora has vowed to keep on the restaurant's menu every year from the beginning of fall until the ... More >>
Andy Ciordia/FlickrExpect fish, fish, fish, and more fish. Christmas is a-coming, and while the kiddies might be all excited about Santa Claus's visit, the more food-focused will be looking forward to the Feast of the Seven Fishes, one of the most gluttonous culinary traditions of the season. ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Coco, a Japanese restaurant in Williamsburg, has shuttered. [Eater] The Burger Heaven location on Madison between 54th and 55th Street ... More >>
Food NetworkDoes Marco Canora use this knife to cut turkey sandwiches? Yesterday we chatted with Marco Canora about his appearing on The Next Iron Chef. Today, the Hearth chef and co-owner of Terroir and Terroir Tribeca predicts the next big trends in dining.
Food NetworkMarco Canora: He might have lost on TV, but he's still a winner. The Next Iron Chef ended its run this week, and Marc Forgione was crowned the winner. But runner-up Marco Canora still has plenty to celebrate: A Tribeca location of his East Village wine bar Terroir opened this yea ... More >>
Marco Canora, left, and Marc Forgione, right, await judgment. Another season of The Next Iron Chef came to a close last night as Marc Forgione beat Marco Canora to win their final, Thanksgiving-themed battle.
Eric Hara makes room in his busy schedule to helm the kitchen at Agua Dulce in Hell's Kitchen, replacing Ulrich Sterling, who is leaving for a job in Peru. [Eater] Top Chef alum Manuel Treviño will be the chef at the forthcoming Lavo. He hails from Travertine, via Babbo and Dos Caminos. [Gr ... More >>
Given that this season of Top Chef has thus far been a plodding disappointment, it comes as a relief that the Food Network has given us something else to look forward to with today's big reveal of who will be competing on Season 3 of The Next Iron Chef.
Basheertome, FlickrNo other choices for you, white wine fan Riesling fans wanting to persuade their friends of its charms: Apparently Terroir has your back -- in a major way. The wine bar and restaurant co-owned by Paul Grieco and Marco Canora has taken the rather ferocious step of eliminati ... More >>
Terroir, the East Village wine bar that Our Man Sietsema famously found overrated, is getting a sibling in Tribeca, opening tonight.
West Village mainstay One if by Land, Two if by Sea, has a new chef, its third in two years. Sam Freund, who took over from Craig Hopson a year and a half ago, has left the restaurant for a job in Denver. Andrew Matthews, who has been at OIBL for more than a year, is now at the helm. [Eater] ... More >>
Get chaud with cassoulet.Savoy will host its second Annual Cassoulet Feast this Saturday. Chefs from six different restaurants -- Ryan Tate and Peter Hoffman of Savoy, Marc Meyer of Cookshop, Galen Zamarra of Mas (Farmhouse), Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Cyril Renaud of Bar Breton, and ... More >>
Afternoon sunlight streams into Terroir, as it prepares for the evening rush. When we put up Our 10 Best Wine Bars last Friday, the wine bar missing from the list that readers most recommended was Terroir in the East Village. "How in the world could you not include Terroir," groused one com ... More >>
pointnshoot/flickrThe First Feedbag Burger Summit has, Josh Ozersky says, "been in the works since Walter Anderson invented the modern hamburger in 1916" -- though he adds that he found more recent inspiration at Rachael Ray's Burger Bash at last year's New York Wine & Food Festival. That "supre ... More >>
This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily attended the Food for Thought forum at the Bushnell Theater in Hartford, Conn., where Anthony Bourdain went head-to-head with Alice Waters, while Duff Goldman looked on. EMD also posted a video of the discussion. [Eat Me Daily] Josh Ozersky emceed the Best M ... More >>
New Hearth flames up at theater-district locale