Naomichi Yasuda Leaves New York; Laurent Gras Lands Here


Naomichi Yasuda, the chef-owner of Sushi Yasuda, is leaving New York to open an eight-seat sushi bar in Japan.

Laurent Gras, of the Michelin-starred L20 in Chicago, is moving to New York to work on an unnamed project.
[Food & Wine via Eater]

Bravo has announced a new cooking show starring Rocco DiSpirito. Rocco’s Dinner Party will pit four chefs against each other to put together the perfect evening.
[The Strong Buzz]

Iron Chef and host of Food Network’s Food Feuds Michael Symon has just sold a new cookbook focused on meat to Clarkson Potter.
[Grub Street]