Posts Tagged ‘Don Rockwell’

Food News You Can Use: Coming Soon Edition

While Y&H was peeking into civil court records and poking around a chef contest, others were actually hunting down news about restaurants that are opening and closing. Here's a quick run-down of what we've missed — or what I've missed: Tom Sietsema reports that the guys behind the mini-Matchbox chain are planning a small, personal […]

Rockwell on Eventide: Don’t Go to the Lounge and Expect a Dining Room Experience

Following my mea culpa yesterday about this year's Best New Restaurant pick, the indefatigable Don Rockwell hopped into his car and headed to Eventide to form his own opinion about the upstart Clarendon operation. He walked away disappointed, but perhaps not for the reasons you might think. Rockwell explains on his eponymous board:

CityZen’s Rachael Harriman on Her First Days at the French Laundry

Rachael Harriman, the sous chef at CityZen in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, has been fielding questions of various weight and sophistication over at for the past couple of weeks. I was particularly interested in Harriman's response to this inquiry: With all of the time you spent in Thomas Keller's kitchens, it's obvious that he […]