NYC restaurants will be just fine, we got through 9-11 & New Orleans has proven just how resilient the cooking community can be #hardasnails
— Dave Chang (@davidchang) October 30, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy took hold of many of New York’s restaurants and caused horrific damage across the city, Twitter was aflutter. Restaurateurs, chefs, and beloved eateries responded with news about their businesses and their whereabouts.
David Chang (above) of Momofuku had faith in NYC’s food community.
— james daniel bowien (@dannybowien) October 29, 2012
Danny Bowien of Mission Chinese watched Drive on what looks like a projector.
— Bobby Flay (@bflay) October 28, 2012
Bobby Flay braved the water on Sunday with some Food Network pals.
A little worse for wear in Bushwick, but no flooding. Everyone’s just fine at our Haus instagr.am/p/RaR-66CyAm/
— Coolhaus NY (@CoolhausNY) October 30, 2012
Cool Haus reports that they’re all fine in Bushwick.
at least 4 feet of water came into the whole lobster pound walk in door floating. Sorry guys..closed for a while..no power either
— RedHookLobsterPound (@Redhooklobster) October 30, 2012
Red Hook Lobster Pound had severe damage in their pound, but later they tweeted that Brooklyn Brine lent the pound some freezer space.
— Greg Kuzia-Carmel (@BlueApron) October 30, 2012
Governor in DUMBO floods and many followers tweet well wishes.
@@ruhlman no, we decided to close until wed. Gave away the food to the staff
— Tom Colicchio (@tomcolicchio) October 30, 2012
Tom Colicchio gave his staff some comfort food.
Better batten down the hatches along the East Coast, y’all. Keeping everyone in the path of Hurricane Sandy in my prayers.
— Paula Deen (@Paula_Deen) October 29, 2012
Paula Deen sends some Southern prayer our way.
@abckitchen was open for lunch today, but we are closing now.We should be open for dinner tomorrow, stay dry until then!
— Dan Kluger (@dan_kluger) October 29, 2012
ABC Kitchen stayed open as long as they could.
Did any of your favorite restaurants, chefs, or critics tweet about Sandy? Share with us in the comments.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 30, 2012