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.