On that fateful day in November, New Yorkers will choose their next Mayor. Whether City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is on the ballot or not, her seat in the 3rd District, which covers Chelsea, the West Village and the Highline, will be in contention. And, as of now, one Democratic candidate name ... More >>
The boogie is back—but watch out for the tables
thefoodgroup, Flickr, CCIs Eleven Madison Park, the four-starred pride of Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group, about to be sold? That's the rumor over at Eater, which says that "sources" are claiming that the restaurant is going to be sold to the developers behind the soon-to-open No ... More >>
Patrick Connolly has left Bobo after three years with the restaurant -- reportedly, an amicable departure. A replacement for both Bobo and Carlos Suarez's forthcoming restaurant in the old Village Paper space has yet to be named. [Eater] Jeffrey Tascarella, a proprietor of Tenpenny along wit ... More >>
Ex-Sfoglia chef Ron Suhanosky has left Stuzzicheria after just four months, due to creative differences with owner Gerard Renny. Paul Di Bari, who worked at sister restaurant Stuzzi has taken over. [Grub Street] James Kent, who competed a in Bocuse d'Or this year, has been promoted to chef d ... More >>
The week before July 4 is usually a slow one for big restaurant developments, but today has brought us a couple of exceptions.
Top Chef alum Leah Cohen, who left Centro Vinoteca two years ago to travel Southeast Asia, is back in town, mostly cooking at private dinners. It turns out she's planning an "upscale Southeast Asian street food" in Gramercy Park, which she'll be previewing at LTO next week. [Grub Street] In ... More >>