Ian Chalermkittichai, formerly of Kittichai and currently at Ember Room, is taking over at Spot Dessert Bar from Pichet Ong. Chalermkittichai also recently opened a dessert bar in Bangkok.
Top Chef alum Fabio Vivani is shilling for Domino’s, pushing the chain’s new “Artisan” pizzas.
Marcus Samuelsson and Richard Sandoval have signed on to create meals for American Airlines. Sandoval is doing first class, while Samuelsson is doing coach.
Eddie Huang is taking his bao down to Washington, D.C., for a pop-up restaurant event October 14 and 15.
Eric Ripert offered his Twitter followers a free meal to the first person to send him a pic of a new copycat restaurant called Bernardin in North Carolina.