Flatiron's Ciano shuttered abruptly last spring, leaving its 22nd Street space dark just two and a half years after it had opened. But the team wasted no time in relocating: Owner Stratis Morfogen -- who also founded Chinese spot Phillipe Chow and was raised in a restaurant family -- decided to move ... More >>
Superchef Marcus Samuelsson moves into his new uptown digs
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Pudding Stones in the West Village has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after just four months in operation. [Crain's] Four-year-old Knife Fork in the East Village has shuttered, h ... More >>
Another day, another story about sexual harassment in the New York Post. But this one stands out a little.
Last year, Marcus Samuelsson pulled out of his now-closed Ethiopian restaurant, Merkato 55, published a well-received cookbook, New American Table, and cheffed President Obama's state dinner for the prime minister of India. Yesterday, Paper Magazine reported that Samuelsson is opening a new r ... More >>
Dedicated boozers handle the recession by being (slightly) more selective
Famed Aquavit chef offers a kaleidoscope of African fare in the meatpacking district