Joey Phadungsil ‘In’ at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen; Hok Chin ‘Out’ at Duo


Joey Phadungsil has taken over the kitchen at Sura Thai Urban Kitchen, on the Upper West Side. She previously worked at Rhong-Tiam. [NY Times]

James Beard finalist Jim Burke, from Philadelphia, will be the executive chef at Stephen Starr’s forthcoming restaurant in the New-York Historical Society museum. [Zagat Buzz]

The team behind the Brindle Room is taking over Park Slope burger joint Johnny Mack’s, with a new menu by Jeremy Spector expected to debut around October 1. [Zagat Buzz]

Hok Chin, the opening chef at Duo, in Murray Hill, has been replaced by Bradley Anderson, formerly of DTM Restaurant, after just two months. [Zagat Buzz]