Seamus Mullen

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    El Colmado Sous Chef Dina Fan Applies Japanese Lessons to Spanish Cooking

    El Colmado's like oh shit there's 80 oysters on the board. I guess I better start shucking.

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Five Dishes We've Been Digging Around Town

    We're not even gonna talk about this weather anymore -- at this point, we're so sick of being snowbound that we simply refuse to be, well, snowbound. We're going out and eating, come (frozen) hell or high water. If you're in our (admittedly very cold) boat, consider defying the storm with one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Cochon 555 Pigs Out in New Pork City (PHOTOS)

    SUNDAY FUNDAY: Last night, hundreds of guests converged upon the Battery Park Ritz Carlton for a the New York edition of Cochon 555, an annual touring event focused on bringing heritage pig to the masses. And despite the cold, the masses came out en force to gorge themselves on pig and vine.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2014

    What's Happening This Weekend: Free Beer, Mutzfest, Cochon 555, and ChiliFest

    Next weekend is all about getting comfy on the couch if you're a sports fan (or a Super Bowl commercials fan/nachos fan/party fan), which means you have all the more reason to get out and explore this weekend. Here's a look at what's happening around the city.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Saltie and Little Chef's Caroline Fidanza: We're No Longer Making Progress in the Seasonal Local Movement

    Over the course of her two-decade-long career in New York City's restaurants, Caroline Fidanza has both witnessed and shaped the ever-evolving conversation about the place of local sources and sustainability in food: After stints at local sourcing-focused Savoy and almost every single one of Andrew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Hell's Kitchen

    A far, gentrified cry from the neighborhood it once was, the Hell's Kitchen of today is a glossy labyrinth of condominiums and an ever-waning number of low-slung buildings and affordable dining options. Still, the area is teeming with great restaurants catering to all demographics, and with the rece ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Happening: Sausage Slam at DBGB; Dishcrawl in Hoboken

    Monday, March 18 Seamus Mullen Cooks at Louro Chef Seamus Mullen of Tertulia will guest-cook at Louro on Monday night as part of the restaurant's Nossa Mesa Supper Club. He and chef David Santos will serve an Asian-inspired menu. Reservations can be made on Open Table. BYO beer and wine. 142 W. 10th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    James Beard Foundation Announces 2013 Chef and Restaurant Award Semifinalists

    Hollywood has the Oscars. The food world has the James Beard Awards. The annual ceremony that recognizes both outstanding and upcoming talent in the restaurant industry has just announced its 2013 crop of semifinalists. The current (incredibly long) list will be narrowed down to finalists on Monday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    Marco Canora Will Host Sandy Benefit Dinner for NYC Food Flood

    Got plans next Monday night? You might want to cancel them because on December 3, Hearth Restaurant and Terroir Wine Bar will join forces to host a benefit for Sandy Relief efforts. And they've called on a lot of oft-boldfaced names to help out.

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Crab Boil and Cooking Class

    Tuesday, June 5 Crab Boil Back Forty kicks off their annual Chesapeake Crab Boil season, hosting weekly Tuesday dinners through August. Get a pile of spiced blue crabs, potatoes, string beans, and seasonal fruit cobblers for dessert. ($45, reserve in advance). 7th Annual Taste of LIC The celebr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Hard Apple Cider Here and Abroad

    A drink once called "English champagne," hard apple cider has had its highs and lows in popularity both here and across the pond. Last week in the Guardian, Pete Wells wrote that hard cider made by smaller producers using traditional methods and a higher juice content has recently been taking over E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    The Vinatta Project's Michael "Kiwi" Camplin on Moving to New York and Cooking in the Old Florent Space

    Photo courtesy Michael CamplinJust call Michael Camplin "Kiwi"​The Mulberry Project has gained a boozy following largely because of its bespoke cocktail program which lets imbibers pick several favorite flavors and the bartender does the rest. Complementing the cocktails is a menu of small pla ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 23, 2011

    Tertulia: Erin Go Tapas

    Seamus Mullen opens a new Spanish joint in Greenwich Village

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Eating Barnacles at Tertulia

    ​The goose barnacle, shown about twice normal size We've all had the usual tapas - slices of Serrano ham, toasts brushed with fresh tomato, potato tortillas, and pale white pickled anchovies - but one of the advantages of going to a fashion forward tapas bar is stumbling on actual Spanish p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Rosarito Fish Shack; Lauren Shockey at Maharlika

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema likes the tacos, but finds other menu items rather fishy at Rosarito Fish Shack. Lauren Shockey discovers a Filipino Moderno brunch that shines at Maharlika. Sam Sifton awards two stars to Tertulia, where chef-owner Seamus Mullen is "cooking now at the very t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Hydroponic Farming Beyond Marijuana; Seamus Mullen's Diagnosis and Cookbook

    ​A look at hydroponic farms like Gotham Greens, the new 15,000 square-foot rooftop farm in Greenpoint, which uses a tenth of the water of conventional farms. [NY Times] Tom Colicchio's own hydroponic Riverpark Farm, less than 100 feet from the restaurant of the same name, supplies produce for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Rebecca MarxLemon chess pie, Scratch Bakery, Durham, N.C.​Friday, finally. So now a look back at the four days that preceded it. Our 10 best things to eat during the dog days of summer. Blue Smoke's Kenny Callaghan talks about the new location of Blue Smoke, his favorite barbecue spots, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2011

    Seamus Mullen Shares Details About Tertulia, His New Cider House in the West Village

    ​ Last weekend we caught up with Seamus Mullen, formerly of Boqueria, at Meatopia and asked him about his newest venture, Tertulia, slated to open on August 15. The 85-seat West Village space takes inspiration from the cider houses in Asturias in northern Spain, and will feature a rustic vibe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2011

    Tertulia and The Vagabond Cafe Coming Soon to the West Village

    Lauren ShockeyCider on tap, coming soon right here​ Signage is up at two new spots in the West Village -- Tertulia, at 359 Sixth Avenue, and the Vagabond Cafe, located at 7 Cornelia Street. The website for the Vagabond Cafe doesn't reveal much info except that it's opening Summer 2011, althou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Seamus Mullen Resurfaces With Tertulia

    ​Almost a year after he left Boqueria, Seamus Mullen is returning to the New York dining scene with his very own restaurant, Tertulia.

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Seamus Mullen Aboard the Celebrity Solstice; Jamison Blankenship 'Out' at Morimoto

    ​Seamus Mullen fans can book a 12-night Mediterranean cruise on the Celebrity Solstice, where he'll be guest cheffing in May. [AOL Travel News] Chef de cuisine Jamison Blankenship and executive sous chef David Koon are leaving Morimoto to open a ramen shop in Prospect Heights. [Eater] David ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Rocker Curtis Brown Now Head Chef at Bubby's; German Chef Wolfgang Theil Moonlights at Brooklyn Pub

    ​Seamus Mullen was approved by the local community board to open a Spanish-influenced restaurant at 359 Sixth Avenue. [Eater] Cesar Ramirez, who has for the past year been cooking Chef's Table dinners at Brooklyn Fare, is opening a new 50-seat restaurant next door. [Eater] Curtis Brown, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    The Week in Food Blogs: Terrible Kitchen Accidents; Seasonal Beer Drinking

    This week in food blogs... Eater posted a map of New York's strangest sandwiches. Grub Street uncovered some truly terrible kitchen horror stories from accident-prone chefs. Feast listed Seamus Mullen's favorite places: Osteria Morini, Sushi Zen, and the not-yet-even-open Dutch.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    The Suhanoskys 'Out' at Sfoglia; Ferran Adrià Plans Two New Spots

    ​Ron Suhanosky and Colleen Marnell-Suhanosky, the couple who opened Sfoglia on the Upper East Side, are no longer involved with the restaurant or its Nantucket big-sister establishment. [Diner's Journal] Ferran Adrià and his brother Albert have announced they're opening two new restaurants i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Sam Hazen is Taking Over Veritas; Seamus Mullen Will Pop Up at The Feast

    ​Michael Romano of Union Square Café recently showed off his poetry slamming skills in several haikus he penned for the restaurant's newsletter. [Zagat] Sam Hazen, formerly of Tao, will take over at Veritas, which recently closed and fired its staff. He plans to reopen the restaurant in Nove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Boqueria Appoints Marc Vidal as Executive Chef

    Marc Vidal​Boqueria, which has been executive chef-less since the departure of Seamus Mullen this past summer, will now be helmed by Marc Vidal, according to a press release distributed by the restaurant's publicist. Vidal is a Spaniard who who has worked at El Bulli, L'Arpege, and Alain Ducas ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 6, 2010


    Welcome to meat-lovers' paradise

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Seamus Mullen, Continued: Sexism in the Kitchen, Being a Heartthrob Chef & When the Press Messes with Your Relationship

    William TaylorSeamus Mullen​Yesterday, we talked to Seamus Mullen of Boqueria about his upcoming cookbook, favorite restaurants, and why you'll never catch him bitching about a critic. Today, he talks sex, food, and media relations. What is new at the restaurant these days? We're going to be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    Here we sit, once again, at the week's terminus, casting a fond glance back at the best posts of the last few days: Here's a few great ideas for where to go on a weekend eating crawl. Battle of the Raw Food Lasagna pitted One Lucky Duck against Organic Avenue. We ranked Our 10 Best Offal Dishes.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Make Seamus Mullen's Marinated Cheese From The Book of Tapas

    Manchego, marinated.​ For some reason, the idea of tapas can be daunting. It probably has something to do with the fact that, to make a meal out of them, you have to make so many different things. But with recipes as easy as Seamus Mullen's marinated cheese, throwing a tapas party could become ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Governors Island Opens This Saturday, Braces Self for Next Month's Meatopia

    The calm before the storm.​To the great joy of those of us who enjoy consuming food on large swaths of grass, Governors Island will be open to the public beginning this Saturday, June 5. Water Taxi Beach will return with its line-up of burgers and wieners. They will provide but a prelude to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: A Street Food Celebration; Mexican Passover

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Streets International Third Annual Street Food Celebration Benefit Astor Center March 24 Seamus Mullen of Boqueria, Tom Colicchio of Colicchio and Sons, and Fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette: Virgin's Breast Pastries, Cod Semen & Sexy Chefs

    This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily rounded up the best cookbooks not of the year but of the entire decade. Let's hope the teens will be as great as the aughties. Slashfood listed the five worst dishes to bring to a party, including breath-ruining hummus, smile-marring spinach, and Cabernet Sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette: A New Foodie Handbook; Putting Chocolate Chips to the Test

    This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily weighed in on self-proclaimed "queen of the food bloggers" Pim Techamuanvivit's new book The Foodie Handbook: The (Almost) Definitive Guide to Gastronomy. The verdict? As an objective guide, it "just doesn't fly." Midtown Lunch noted that the Street Vendor P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette--Eat Me Daily Hypes Obama Food Book; The 'Bag Drools Over Men's Health' Pig Porn

    This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily discovered a new book entitled The Obama Menu: Dining with Barack Obama, which compiles menus, photos, quotes, and recipes for dishes that Obama may have eaten. EMD was hardly thrilled by the spoiler alert, though: "Multiple appearances by food guru Alice Wat ... More >>