Stephen Tanner

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    The 10 Best Fried Chickens in NYC

    Among iconic American foodstuffs, fried chicken has the ability to generate a particular patriotic zeal, and southerners are by far the most vocal (rightfully so). The dish has a dark past: The beloved cooking technique was introduced to this country by people who found themselves cooking here throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Commodore's Chef Hates the Name of His Restaurant

    The Daily SwarmStephen Tanner Doesn't Care What You Think (Well, Unless You're a Restaurant Critic)​Stephen Tanner is a true Renaissance Man. Not only is he the bassist for Harvey Milk, the noise rock band originally from Athens, Georgia, he's also the chef at The Commodore, the Southerny Bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Adieu, Fair Pop-Tarts World; Justin Bieber Has a Thing for Sap

    As always, we appreciate you spending the week with us here at Fork in the Road. But, in case you missed it, here's what the other food blogs have been up to... Eater bemoaned the fact that Pop-Tarts World will close this fall to make room for a new public plaza. Grub Street wondered whether Steph ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 22, 2010

    The Commodore in Williamsburg Helps You Drink Like Your Dad

    A new bar and grill in the old Black Betty space offers a wacky menu, but does it pretty well

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Haute Snack Food Comes to Metropolitan Avenue

    hamburgercalculus.comSpuyten Duyvil‚ÄčThe gastronomification of Metropolitan Avenue continues apace: Free Williamsburg reports that Joe Carroll, the owner of Fette Sau and Spuyten Duyvil, is busy crafting a "haute snack food joint" in the building next door to his Belgian beer shrine. The new place ... More >>