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BITE: My Journal
January 21, 2019
Pomona
Time for too much of the seductive house-baked bread...
January 7, 2019
Insults on the Menu
Perhaps you were still in your high chair dribbling...
December 17, 2018
Best Bites 2018
I tried to recall the last time I’d bitten into a noodle...
December 10, 2018
Christmas Vibrations
I wanted a real tree, tall and dripping needles, smelling...
December 3, 2018
Unfinished Tastings
I’m shocked how many restaurants I loved…have closed.

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January 9, 2008 | Short Order
Jean Claude Vrinant, the consummate host of Taillevent...
...is dead at 71

January 8, 2008 | Short Order
Five of the odd couplings planning to bid on the expiring lease for Tavern-on-the-Green...
...have already tired to enlist David Rockwell as the designer...

January 7, 2008 | Short Order
Celebrated chef wrangler Elizabeth Blau has been called...
...back to refocus the dining image at Encore, the grandiloquent add-on to Wynn, Las Vegas, scheduled to open in December 2008 as casino legend Steve Wynn’s Ultra–all bells, all whistles, all premium suites property

January 4, 2008 | Short Order
Tavern-in-the-Greenery? Green Acres Grill? Slow Food in the Park?
...What will you call it, all you gladiators lusting after Tavern-on-the Green? Jennifer LeRoy confidently sees 30 more LeRoy years of Tavern in Central Park where she owns... “everything,” even the name

January 2, 2008 | Short Order
Tavern-on-the-Green is coming up for bids and the gladiators are salivating...
... Alan Stillman and Nick Valenti discuss the deal. Dean Poll from the Loeb Boat House, has an inside-the-park advantage.

December 29, 2007 | Short Order
The Iron Chef lure is not lost on the nouvelle Metropolitan Opera in its holiday production of Hansel and Gretel...
...three acts set in three kitchens. A master stroke was hiring Jean George’s pastry wizard Johnny Iuzzini

December 19, 2007 | Short Order
Bartenders at Gilt in the Palace Hotel are seeing a parade of ripe Lolitas...
...their slightly older sisters and teenling touristas – all Gossip Girl fans -- flocking to the bar as if it were a shrine

December 17, 2007 | Short Order
Nobu and partners new venture
The Nobu team has decided it’s time to cash in (or is that cash out?).

December 14, 2007 | Short Order
Brasserie Ruhlman...
...leaves us hungry after Kite Runner screening Sunday night.

December 14, 2007 | Short Order
How did Drew Nieporent get a table...
... at Taillevent? Not easily...

December 14, 2007 | Short Order
Is it possible Daniel Boulud...
...may have overestimated the cravings of his fans?

December 11, 2007 | Short Order
Firefighters in battle dress...
... cosy up to some upscale culinary comforts.

December 11, 2007 | Short Order
What does Tom Valenti eat for lunch?
"Egg salad on whole grain," he tells me.

December 11, 2007 | Short Order
David Pasternak will cash in...
...on new Mets Stadium in 2010.

July 1, 1988 | Vintage Insatiable
On the Water
Down by the riverside: It’s mood more than food…

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