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March 18, 2019
Lights On: Hudson Yards
I got to explore, get lost and taste a free steak last...
March 11, 2019
First Born Wayan
No way to miss the Rockwell Group’s tropical...
March 7, 2019
Foreign Intrigue: Uskudar
I should have remembered the fiasco we had in 2014 when...
February 25, 2019
Empty Icebox Blues
My friends do dinner parties and invite each other...
February 18, 2019
Atoboy
Potato chips flutter on fat chunks of fried chicken...

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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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