Designer David Rockwell has got some thoughts.
Phoebe Damrosch lays some ground rules for the latest restaurant-dining irritant.
The winners (and a notable loser) from this year's S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants awards.
"We’re hyperconscious of the fact that the public perception comes from a place of wanting us to fail. You have to worry. You have to keep pushing forward."
Plus: a new happy hour, Fatty Johnson's closes, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
In fact, some of them exceed the USDA's suggested daily allowance.
Grant Achatz's still-unopened spot Next is anointed this year's best restaurant, even though it might not open until 2011.
His replacement comes from Brown Café.
"It was an incredibly delicate, pure rendering of the spring season both aesthetically and on the palate."
Now that he's softened up to Emeril, who is Anthony Bourdain ranting about in his follow-up to Kitchen Confidential? A first look.
It's the great debate among restaurant lovers: What's the toughest table to score?
A sneak peek at Achatz's life story. Feel Charlie Trotter's rage!
Plus: Momofuku Milk Bar gets trademark-happy, and the rise of economy beers, all in our morning news roundup.
Documentary filmmaker R.J. Cutler is bringing the Alinea chef to the big screen.
The $1,500 Per Se/Alinea dinner may have been better on paper.
The author of the new Alinea cookbook (which, like his restaurant, is getting mixed reviews from bloggers) will speak at an 'idea' conference.
The dream team will prepare twenty-course meals at Alinea, Per Se, and the French Laundry. But they won't come cheap.
'The New Yorker' profiles Grant Achatz, the brilliant young chef who lost his sense of taste to tongue cancer.