Portland’s Andy Ricker Coming to NYC; Jonnatan Leiva ‘Out’ at 10 Downing


Gualtiero Marchesi, the first chef in Italy to win three Michelin stars, teamed up with McDonald’s to create two burgers and a dessert.
[Daily Meal]

Eddie Huang announced on his blog that Andy Ricker, of Pok Pok in Portland, is going to open a “wing shack” in the old BaoHaus space.
[Zagat Buzz]

Amanda Freitag drops more details about the restaurant she’s planning: Apparently, it may no longer be on a rooftop. Heck, it may just be a sandwich shop (but probably not).

Jean-Georges Vongerichten says he hopes to open a lobster shack on the old Staten Island Ferry.
[Grub Street]

Wylie Dufresne, who was a comic-book junkie as a kid, is speaking on a panel at New York Comic-Con tomorrow.
[Grub Street]

Jonnatan Leiva has left his post as executive chef at 10 Downing and is now reportedly cooking at John DeLucie’s the Lion.
[PX This]

Food & Wine will publish a 24-page section in its January issue called Top Chef Magazine, which could actually grow into its own magazine.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 13, 2011

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