| Apr 20, 2013
Who wouldn't say yes? When the dean of the professional cooking school where I'd enrolled many years ago as a special student in wine realized he wouldn't have the time to tutor me, he proposed something else: studying in Paris. "There's a professional...
| May 2, 2013
In the last six months, three highly regarded restaurant chef/operators — Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat, Graham Elliot of his eponymous restaurant, and David Flom and Matt Moore of Chicago Cut Steakhouse — have opened sequel restaurants,...
| May 10, 2013
The Ravenswood 'hood, already home to a craft beer bar, Fountainhead, and a brewery, Begyle, could see the arrival of even more beer courtesy of a brewpub called Band of Bohemia.
Led by a team that includes an Alinea sommelier, Craig Sindelar, and a...
| May 10, 2013
| 6:23 PM
If you can think of no other gift for your mom on Mother's Day, there's always an easy fallback: Treat her to a meal after all the ones she has cooked for you. Here are some local restaurants offering holiday packages this weekend:
| May 26, 2013
NEW YORK — Your $400 date at Carbone doesn't begin with anything fancy. No caviar, no foie gras.
Instead, your waiter appears in a red Zac Posen tuxedo, looking and sounding like Joe Pesci in "My Cousin Vinny." He pierces a chunk of parmesan...
| Oct 1, 2013
There's more to come from the New Orleans-based 11th season of "Top Chef" than host Padma Lakshmi tossing the cheftestants Mardi Gras beads instead of making them draw knives. This year's cast features a rockabilly chick, a proud recipient of the title of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:25 AM
La Tienda in Williamsburg is throwing a Paella Fest on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Javier Romero, executive chef of Taberna del Alabardero in Washington, D.C., will be guest chef for the event from noon to 4 p.m. that day. Chef Romero and his team will prepare...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:15 PM
"Spinning Plates" is a foodie phantasmagoria and something more. On one level a series of mini-docs on a trio of wildly different eating establishments, it becomes a group portrait of the restaurant business as well as an involving look at personal dramas...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The harvest is in and November is a great time to head up to the Napa Valley for the annual “Flavor! Napa Valley” wine and food festival. This year, it runs from Nov. 20-24 with a schedule stuffed with events featuring notable chefs and...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
When I first visited Market 17 in the months after its October 2010 opening, I sensed that sibling restaurateurs Kirsta and Aaron Grauberger had a hit on their hands. But I wondered if their timing was just a little off.
The Great Recession was still...