Nick Morgenstern Debuts Goat Town; Villa Pacri Kitchen Still ‘In Flux’


Nick Morgenstern is no longer at the General Greene in Fort Greene. The chef has moved on to the East Village to open Goat Town.
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The chef situation at Villa Pacri is still “in flux.” Fabio Trabocchi is consulting until January, with Giuliano Matarese of La Gazzetta downstairs helming the kitchen.
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Marcus Samuelsson says Red Rooster is opening soon. He also discusses his various endorsements, offers for which he turns down “all the time.”
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A roundup of lady chef styles includes what Nikki Cascone of Octavia’s Porch, Butter’s Alex Guarnaschelli, and Sorella’s Emma Hearst are rocking.

Top Chef: All-Stars has debuted with Jen Carroll, Stephen Asprinio, and two Dales (one sans faux hawk).