Terrance Brennan

  • Dining

    July 16, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Why Fine Dining Will Never Die: A Chat With Beautique's Craig Hopson

    Craig Hopson's cooking career has been a constant upwards trajectory, which took him from Australia to a three-star Michelin kitchen in France to Le Cirque. But he fell into the profession with little foresight. "When I was 16 years old, I didn't know what I wanted to do," he says. "I was surfing al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    12 Careers Created or Transformed by the Age of Foodism

    As we've discussed here many times before, we are in the midst (some might say on the downward slope) of a pop culture bubble, wherein an exorbitant amount of everyone's time and money is spent consuming food, thinking and reading about food, stockpiling food, seeking out new food by hopping from re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Terrance Brennan Hit With Wage Violation Lawsuit

    Terrance Brennan​Terrance Brennan may have started speaking Spanish in Tribeca, but he may also want to brush up on his legalese: four former servers at Artisanal have filed a class action lawsuit against him for violating state and federal labor laws.

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Bar Artisanal Now Has a Spanish Accent

    Photo courtesy of Bar ArtisanalThe "robust flavors of Spain," served here. ​Not only did the folks at Metromix spread the word about Crif Dogs' imminent Williamsburg expansion, they also dug up an interesting morsel about Terrance Brennan's Bar Artisanal: Brennan told the website that his year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Under Review--Sietsema At Hunan House

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema samples the flavors of Mao country at Hunan House, where we're told the specialty is "spicy whole fish and fish heads, preserved meat, dried bean curd, and lots of what's inside a cow and pig, too." Bruni finds his way to Rye in Williamsburg, where he isn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Open & Closed--Say Hello to Bar Artisanal, Quinto Quarto & a New Baoguette; Goodbye to Jeeb (Again)

    Thao Nguyen and Michael "Bao" Huynh have added a rear dining room featuring pho called Pho Sure to their latest Baoguette location in the West Village. [NY Times] Quinto Quarto has opened downtown, serving up rustic Roman-style fare such as wine-braised, boned and rolled rabbit shoulder, and parboi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Under the Toque--Gabrielle Hamilton Discusses Her James Beard Nod; Paul Liebrandt Hints at a New Place

    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." [The Feed] Sandra Lee spoke at the Salvation Army Book Lunche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Under the Toque: Terrance Brennan's Trigo Takeover

    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. [NY Times] Paul Liebrandt is the only New York chef on Food & Wine's list of 2009 Best New Chefs. O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Grilled Cheese Contest at Artisanal

    Since there is an endless amount of enthusiasm for cook-offs revolving around homey dishes  (Bacon Takedown, Casserole Party, et al), we thought we should draw your attention to the fact that Artisanal is running a grilled cheese contest. Come up with your best shot, and post the recipe on the ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Keeping Cubicle Inhabitants From Getting Fat

    It's no google, where they recently had a cooking contest for employees judged by the likes of Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart and have been know to bring in Ferran Adria for a chat, but it sounds nice too, if also a bit creepy and controlling. FreshDirect has launched a "Smart Eating at the Of ... More >>

  • News

    January 14, 2003

    Airing Dirty Linens

    A Win for Workers Who Put the Finery in Fine Dining

  • Dining

    November 30, 1999