Food

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

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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.
[Eater]

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