Tomorrow: New York City’s 17 Greatest Chefs


Ever seen this motor scooter around town before? Will its rider be chosen to be among our top 17 chefs in the city?

There comes a time when we must evaluate the output of the city’s greatest chefs. Who had the most effect upon the culinary zeitgeist? Who spun off the best cooking and reality shows, and who ultimately garnered the most avid following among people who really, really love food?

Tune in tomorrow bright and early to find out. And please have your own choices ready to put in the comments. You might agree with the list, or it might make you mad as hell. Either way, please join us.

The contribution of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spice Market to the recent Malaysian Noodle Festival. Will the august French chef make our top-17 list?