Food

Ian Chalermkittichai ‘In’ at Spot Dessert Bar; Michael Sullivan ‘In’ at Veselka Bowery

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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.
[Zagat Buzz]

Dominique Ansel, the ex-pastry chef at Daniel, is opening Dominique Ansel Bakery this October, where he’ll peddle mini-meringues and caramelized croissants.
[Grub Street]

Top Chef alum Fabio Vivani is shilling for Domino’s, pushing the chain’s new “Artisan” pizzas.
[Grub Street]

Veselka Bowery, now slated to open in early November, will have Michael Sullivan at the helm. Sullivan was the opening chef at Anella, then worked at Flex Mussels.
[NY Times]

Marcus Samuelsson and Richard Sandoval have signed on to create meals for American Airlines. Sandoval is doing first class, while Samuelsson is doing coach.
[Eater]

Hold on to your panties, ladies. Guy Fieri will be shooting an episode of Diners, Drive-ins and Dives on tomorrow at Gazala’s Place.
[Zagat Buzz]

Eddie Huang is taking his bao down to Washington, D.C., for a pop-up restaurant event October 14 and 15.
[Zagat Buzz]

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.
[Grub Street]

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