Naomichi Yasuda

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Fedora; Lauren Shockey at Graffit

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema gorges himself on Quebecois-accented food at Fedora in "Little Wisco"; Lauren Shockey experiments with Graffit: "While not everything is a smash success, the food is playful and visually compelling."​ Sam Sifton is unimpressed with Fishtag, deeming it " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Naomichi Yasuda Names Mitsuru Tamura as His Replacement

    besteats.wordpress.comNaomichi Yasuda prepares to hand over the reins.​ Although his numerous fans are still experiencing shock and denial over his impending departure, Naomichi Yasuda, the chef, founder, and owner of Midtown's Sushi Yasuda, is wasting no time in moving on. The Times reports t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Naomichi Yasuda Leaves New York; Laurent Gras Lands Here

    ​Naomichi Yasuda, the chef-owner of Sushi Yasuda, is leaving New York to open an eight-seat sushi bar in Japan. [Eater] Laurent Gras, of the Michelin-starred L20 in Chicago, is moving to New York to work on an unnamed project. [Food & Wine via Eater] Bravo has announced a new cooking show st ... More >>

  • 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 >>