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Today, we have a recipe for a spiced crab salad from Junoon, an upscale Indian restaurant in Flatiron. Headed by executive chef Vikas Khanna (who also happens to be a super hot chef), the fan ... More >>
In chef news this week: British chef Jamie Oliver found a treasure worth $1.7 million hidden in the basement of his latest restaurant. [NY Post]Who knew that Florida is the only state with a full-time official chef? Justin Timineri's job is to create healthy menus for people in the food-stamp progra ... More >>
Lassi lovers -- and there are many of them -- still rue the day almost two years ago when Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez closed up her tiny Indian restaurant (named after the popular Punjabi yogurt-based beverage) on Greenwich Avenue. So we're happy to report that Lassi will be resurrected at thr ... More >>
Michael Ayoub, founder of Fornino pizzeria, has left Fornino Park Slope after just nine months in operation. He is still reportedly involved in the Williamsburg location.
Ignacio Mattos, the long-time chef at Il Buco, has left to pursue other ventures. No replacement has yet been ann ... More >>
German Lucarelli is the new chef at Da Silvano. His first order of business: introducing brunch.
Chef and owner of Red Rooster Harlem Marcus Samuelsson was included in a list of most stylish New Yorkers.
Brown Café has a new consulting chef. Mehdi Chellaoui is a choco ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
The Elephant, the French-Thai eatery on East First Street, has closed its doors for good after many months of uncertainty.
Following the loss of its young chef, David Bouhadana, Su ... More >>
Vikas KhannaLast week, our own Sarah DiGregorio talked to chef Vikas Khanna about his forthcoming restaurant, Junoon, and his other labor of love: Holy Kitchens, a documentary film series about food and religion. The first film, called True Business, looks at langar, the Sikh tradition of off ... More >>
Chef Vikas KhannaYesterday, we brought you part one of a Q&A with chef Vikas Khanna, chatting about the dishes he'll offer at his new restaurant, Junoon, and what foods he misses from his childhood in the Punjab. Khanna juggles many projects, including a catering company, cookbooks, and makin ... More >>
Here we are at last, the latter part of a Friday afternoon. And so it is time to gaze wistfully over our shoulder at the week that was:
In a two-part interview, Junoon's Vikas Khanna talked about good Diwali eats, dishes he'll serve at his new restaurant, and what foods he misses from his childhood ... More >>
Chef Vikas KhannaVikas Khanna has been busy of late working on a documentary about Sikhism called Holy Kitchens--the short film explores the Sikh tradition of Langar, which is a meal provided by temples which anyone, regardless of belief or social standing, can can attend. The chef also runs ... More >>
Amol MhatreToasting chiles in Mumbai
I've often wondered why there aren't more successful high-end Indian restaurants in New York--legit Indian or Indian-influenced places that are not better than the best down-home spots, but which show subcontinental cooking from a different perspective. (N ... More >>