Eater continues to doggedly pursue the details of next season's apparent "all-star" edition of Top Chef to the detriment of the current season. The website's latest posting features some undercover work at the Bowery Whole Foods, where Eater spies snap some pictures of what appear to be cheftestants scrambling for ingredients. All of this is […]
Posts Tagged ‘New York City’
Fists are thrown. Chairs are tossed. Tables are upturned. Burritos are destroyed. I guess there's a reason they call the place Blockheads.
Last night, I was sitting at a large circular table at Espace in New York City with some rather distinguished company: Robb Walsh, formerly of the Houston Press; Ed Levine, the founder of Serious Eats; Ryan D'Agostino, the articles editor for Esquire; and a trio of writers/editors with our sister paper, the Chicago Reader: Alison […]
This may be a first: A Brooklyn lobster vendor is planning to launch a street truck in D.C. because our bureaucracy is easier to deal with. So says Susan Povich, co-owner of the Red Hook Lobster Pound in Brooklyn, who told the New York Times earlier this week that she's given up on the burdensome […]
Lombardi's: Is it everything New Yorkers think it is? And now the moment I've been waiting for (so I can have my life back again): The City Paper's debut Young & Hungry Dining Guide finally hits the streets tomorrow. Actually, I had a great time exploring our city, its suburbs, and all (well, many of) […]
Did you hear that? Utter radio silence. Y&H expected a cacophony of food blog and board commentary today following the announcement of the 2009 James Beard Awards for restaurants and chefs. But after the D.C. area got the cold shoulder last night at the Beard ceremony in the Big Apple, there has been little hand-wringing […]
My wife, Carrie, and her lil' sis, Molly, were recently in New York City , where they saw this placard hanging in a Whole Foods window on the Lower East Side. They shared a good laugh over Whole Paycheck's marketing ploy to pair Pilgrims with peel-and-eat shrimp. I had a really hard time believing Whole […]