A Colicchio Backlash; More Pulino’s Hype (From Everyone Except the Pizza Blogger)




This week in food blogs:

Eater hosted a heated debate in its comments section following Sam Sifton’s three-star review of Colicchio & Sons. Quoth one reader: “I have eaten there twice, and it’s two at best. politics politic and more politics.”

Grub Street looked back on two years of Fatty ‘Cue hype, including a 2008 glimpse of the menu that promised a smoked fatback burger and red curry-cured bacon.

Midtown Lunch discovered that Kyochon closed for two days to retrain all its staff following poor reviews of the place.

The Atlantic Food Channel rounded up strange food rules, like never eating sweet potatoes after dark, and avoiding combining milk and mustard sandwiches.

Feast learned that Eleven Madison Park’s Daniel Humm wishes he could open a Stone Barns-style rural restaurant-and-farm combo.

Slice decided to forgo a trip to Pulino’s during opening week to give it “time to mature,” and instead opted for a slice at Piola in Union Square.

Meanwhile, A Hamburger Today noted that Pulino’s won’t just be serving pies. Expect a non-chef-driven burger: thin patty from the griddle with white cheddar on a potato bun.

The Food Section noticed that AOL launched KitchenDaily, a new website that will help “home cooks, moms in particular, make smart, informed decisions about food.”

Eat Me Daily unearthed new “The Most Interesting Man in the World” ads from Dos Equis.

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