Posts Tagged ‘Michael Mina’

Sharpen Your Knives For The Great Capital Food Fight

Can Blue Ridge's Barton Seaver finally take the top spot? Find out Nov. 11. Tickets go on sale Friday for Capital Food Fight 2010, taking place this fall at the Ronald Reagan Building. (Read Y&H's coverage of last year's food fight, including Seaver's third-straight bid to win it, here.) Like always, organizers have lined up several culinary celebs, including Tom Colicchio, Anthony […]

Scenes from the 2009 Capital Food Fight

The scene inside the Reagan Building Blue Ridge's Barton Seaver was gunning for the title for the third straight year at the 2009 Capital Food Fight, held last night inside the Reagan Building. His competition included not only last year's finalist, Peter Smith from PS 7's, but also two Top Chef contestants (Mike Isabella from […]

New Generation Chefs Don’t Need to Rest Their Steaks

David Varley, executive chef at Bourbon Steak in the Four Seasons Hotel, and I have been talking about Michael Mina's inventive approach to cooking steaks for at least 30 minutes now. He's getting very deep into the chemical interactions that occur when heat is applied to  animal proteins. I'm trying like hell to keep up. […]