Zak Pelaccio is the latest chef turned online columnist. Like Sara Jenkins of Porchetta and Porsena, who pens essays for Atlantic Life, the Fatty Crab and ‘Cue founder will be writing The Alimentary Canal for the Marcus Samuelsson-backed Food Republic. His co-contributor is colleague Jori Jayne Emde.
Grant Achatz has announced that he’ll be offering other chefs’ menus at Next, including, say, a French Laundry menu or an El Bulli one.
Ember Room has enlisted a new bar chef (that’s bartender to the plebes). Joey Boroski, who was previously employed at Pop Burger, Monkey Bar, and 60 Thompson.
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