-According to a press release, Gavin Portsmouth will join Chai Trivedi in the kitchen as a Co-Chef at Pranna; the two previously worked together at the late Sapa. Read between the press lines: “The pair will continue to cook Pranna’s travel-inspired Southeast Asian fare however, Gavin will lend his classical training to refine and balance Chai’s instinct-driven interpretations of Asian street foods. This interesting collaboration means a lot of new menu items and an evolution of some of the existing dishes.”
-This probably isn’t going to help make “money saving” any more enjoyable. In May, Sandra Lee will debut a new show on the Food Network called “Sandra’s Money Saving Meals.”
-David Chang has been nominated for one of Bravo’s A-List awards.