Friday, April 26
Thai Street-Food Demonstration
Chef Jay Weinstein will demonstrate how to make four different Thai curry pastes at the National Gourmet Institute from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Weinstein will pair the pastes with traditional street dishes like vegetable pad Thai, seitan satays, and yellow curr ... More >>
Williamsburg got a new thai spot from Pichet Ong and Sripraphai Tipmanee. Qi Thai Grill opened last week on N. 9th Street and the menu features a combination of small plates from Tipmanee's Woodside restaurant Sripraphai, and savory specials and desserts from Ong. Think Chiang Mai sausages and beef ... More >>
Harold Dieterle, the Season 1 winner of Top Chef and owner of two successful New York restaurants with a third on the way, is a badass chef. His first venture, Perilla, is a Greenwich Village stalwart that's been dishing out duck meatballs for years. At nearby Kin Shop, he's doing Thai food with ... More >>
For this week's review, I headed out to Park Slope to visit Talde, the new restaurant from Dale Talde (of Top Chef and Buddakan fame). It's easy to like the grub served here; much of it is elevated reinterpretations of beloved Asian takeout staples: dumplings, buns, pancakes, and more. Only instea ... More >>
Beet is one of the stranger new flavors at Laboratorio del Gelato.
Now that Laboratorio is in its new digs on Houston Street, steps away from Katz's Deli, we can realize just how wonderful their oddest flavors can be. In the old place on Orchard, maybe there were plenty of off-the-wall sel ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema checks out the latest addition to New York's tapashere: Caliu. Lauren Shockey gets past the unfortunate name of Michael Psilakis's new restaurant, FishTag, and proceeds to have a nice meal.
Sam Sifton awards two stars to Ciano, citing, "[Shea] Gallante's food ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Kin ShopKin Shop's egg noodles in maitake mushroom broth with poached duck egg.Since it opened in mid-October, Harold Dieterle's Kin Shop has been enjoying some pretty strong informal reviews from Yelpers, Chowhounders, and Serious Eaters alike. As of today, the modern Thai ... More >>
Like Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix, Vegas's Lotus of Siam has attained an almost mythic status, often called the best Thai restaurant in the country. When you've never been to a restaurant, the food can soar in your imagination and never come bumping down to earth the way a real meal (no matter how goo ... More >>
Vicky WasikChef Harold DieterleHarold Dieterle, he of Top Chef's first season, is the owner and chef of Perilla. Last week, he opened Kin Shop, a modern Thai restaurant in the West Village.
Yesterday, we caught up with Dieterle to get the details on Kin Shop's food and his thoughts on realit ... More >>
Vicky WasikChef Harold DieterleHarold Dieterle is perhaps best known for winning the first season of Top Chef, but he's been obsessed with cooking since high school, after which he attended the Culinary Institute of America. He's cooked at Red Bar, 1770 House, and The Harrison.
After winnin ... More >>
A little more than a year after Gavin Portsmouth was hired to share chef duties with Chai Trivedi in the kitchen of Pranna, the Murray Hill Southeast Asian restaurant has announced that it has a new executive chef. Per a release, Keith Kornfeld is now the man in charge. He previously worked at resta ... More >>