Ryan Jordan ‘In’ at the Clerkenwell; Damon Wise ‘Out’ at Craft


Ryan Jordan, who has worked at the Breslin and the original John Dory, is now cooking at the Clerkenwell on the Lower East Side. His menu includes paprika-dusted “chickpea crisps,” cauliflower fries with curry mayo, and housemade currywurst.
[Grub Street]

Rumors that Damon Wise was leaving his executive-chef post at Craft have been confirmed. Wise has plans to open his own restaurant this fall. [Zagat Buzz]

Teen chef Greg Grossman says he has been keeping busy helping out at the new Lower East Side location of Rhong-Tiam.
[Zagat Buzz]

Masaharu Morimoto, who has been spotted singing his heart out onstage before, belted out a number at the New York Loves Japan earthquake benefit.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 28, 2011

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