Michelin Guide

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Swedish Chef: Emma Bengtsson Draws From Her Childhood

    Last week, the Michelin Guide unveiled its 2015 star rankings for New York City, bestowing two sparklers upon Aquavit (65 East 55th Street, 212-307-7311). That's one more than last year, and it's proof that Emma Bengtsson, who took over the kitchen as executive chef this summer after a long stint as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    Jesse Schenker: "This Is Not a Career, It's a Livelihood"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Get Your Presale Tickets to Le Fooding's Summer Fete at the Rockaways

    Since making its first appearance in New York City four years ago, Le Fooding, France's renegade answer to the Michelin Guide, has hosted cheeky celebrations of the cutting edge of the dining scene, spotlighting innovative chefs and restaurateurs while pushing them out of their comfort zones via the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Ten Years Into a Restaurant Empire, Marc Murphy Is Still Just Looking to Have Fun

    In the 20 years that the Food Network has existed, it's propelled dozens of chefs to stardom before they've proved themselves in their own kitchens. Despite his prolific career on television, Marc Murphy is not one of those chefs. The Chopped judge has risen steadily within New York's restaurants fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Michelin Reveals NYC's Best Value Restaurants

    The Michelin guide recently released their list of New York City's Bib Gourmands, establishments that serve two courses and a glass of wine or dessert for $40 or less. This year's list had a record breaking 126 establishments. Winners include: Alobar, Congee Village, Buttermilk Channel, Katz's, Mom ... More >>

  • Film

    September 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Michelin Releases Its Best-Value NYC Restos; When a Bad Review Only Makes You Stronger

    New research reveals that major river basins in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have enough water to meet food needs for the entire century. [Bloomberg] In the wake of a rising death toll attributed to tainted cantaloupes, Costco's head of food safety spoke out against the cantaloupe industry. [NY ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    When the Restaurateur is the Face of the Restaurant; The Scene at the Food Allergy Ball

    ​Charles Masson of La Grenouille, Ken Aretsky of Aretsky's Patroon, and even Danny Meyer with his rounds at Union Square CafĂ© are among the city's last iconic restaurateurs who rule the dining room. [NY Times] Congress may have passed new healthy food regulations for school lunches, but Capi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Al Capone's Secret Sauce Revealed?

    Al Capone's great nephew is marketing "Capone's Family Secret," a pasta sauce he claims is based on an 80-year-old recipe he found in his great gangster uncle's hidden archives.[NY Post/Page Six]Yes, today is the day we've all been waiting for: Starbucks begins serving its new "value" breakfasts as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    Michelin Announces 2009 Stars

    The official announcement of the 2009 Michelin Guide for New York City is happening in about 10 minutes at the Astor Center. But over at Eater, they've snagged the star picks in advance via undercover camera phone photos. Devious, they are! No big surprises in the three-star category, but newcomer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2008

    KF Seetoh on Singaporean Street Food

    Talking to the author of the famous "die, die must-try" guidebook. Plus, what he's excited to eat in New York.