Last week, we did a lot of reporting on restaurants operating in the dark, doing whatever they could to provide light and food to those who needed it. We checked in on our review restaurants, both of which happened to be in blackout zones, and found one had stayed open all week, while the other floo ... More >>
Jean-Georges Vongerichten is expanding his empire and his set to open ABC Cocina this fall. "We will have paella, croquettas, a lot of small plates,'' Vongerichten told Grub Street. [Grub Street]
Tom Colicchio will be the anchor tenant of a new outdoor market that will open under the High Line in ... More >>
In June, Paul Liebrandt got his moment in the documentary spotlight when A Matter of Taste premiered on HBO. But just because the media turned its attention elsewhere, that doesn't mean the Corton chef hasn't been busy. Last week, he tweeted this photo from his upcoming cookbook; if it's any ... More >>
Whether you view Paul Liebrandt as an avant-garde visionary or a flamboyant hack, he is undoubtedly one of the most original and creative chefs to have made his imprint on New York's dining scene during the last decade. In 2000, while cooking at Atlas, the chef, who was 24 at the time, earned ... More >>
Bernardo Hees, the CEO of Burger King, recently said of England: "The food is terrible and the women are not very attractive," pissing off both Brits and women.
A roundup of whole chicken dinners includes the "Million Dollar" whole roast chicken for two at Standard Grill and fire ... More >>
Devon Gilroy, who left East Side Social Club months before it closed and is now cooking at Park Avenue Tavern is launching a private dining company called Parkerhouse. The project could evolve into catering business even a restaurant.
Food Network is premiering Chopped All-Stars in M ... More >>
brainbasedbusiness.comTwas the Night Before Deliciousness
Ah, the holidays. A time for eating, cozying up by the fire, eating, caroling, and more eating. How will New York City chefs be celebrating this Yuletide? We got in touch with a bunch of them to see what their feasting entails and ... More >>
New Jersey has banned research-related oyster-farming projects in the state's polluted coastal waters in order to protect the shellfish industry in light of the BP oil spill and avoid having contaminated oysters end up on dinner tables.
A number of trendy restaurants, like Má Pêche i ... More >>
Holy merde. Scarcely six months since we finally finished digesting what Le Fooding served us, the French are at it again. They're returning this summer with the second-annual Omnivore Festival, which will take place June 4-6. Feast has the schedule, which includes public master classes taugh ... More >>
Chester Higgins, Jr./New York TimesFabio Trabocchi
While there's no further word on what, exactly, the "philosophical differences" were between Fabio Trabocchi and his former employers at the Four Seasons, there's some indication that he's having similar issues with the city as a whole.
Susur Lee, the Canadian chef who made his New York debut with Shang in the Thompson LES Hotel, celebrated the restaurant's first birthday last night with an A-list guest list of chefs, food media, and attractive scenesters. Lee welcomed guests with a toast to his restaurant, despite the "diff ... More >>
"Shall I go in or not," she wonders out loud. (All pictures taken in near total darkness with the Fork in the Road low-lite steadicam.)
Du6lin, also known as Dublin 6, is a true gastropub, one that has gone largely unnoticed due to its proximity to a more famous gastropub (The Spotted Pig), ... More >>
Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune on her James Beard nomination: "I can't help but think they needed to pick a girl, and of the girls, I'm pretty good. I could go down that path for hours, but I'm not going to. I'll just say that I'm honored."
Sandra Lee spoke at the Salvation Army Book Lunche ... More >>
Terrance Brennan of Picholine and Artisanal plans to take over a struggling Trigo and turn it into Bar Artisanal. Expect bistro fare and a retail component selling olive oil, cheese and charcuterie.
Paul Liebrandt is the only New York chef on Food & Wine's list of 2009 Best New Chefs. O ... More >>