The chef cooks asparagus in his microwave.
Also in the magazine this week: cocktails at Momofuku Ssäm Bar and the return of the Red Hook vendors.
"Then Luke, me, Ken Friedman, Josh Picard, David Lynch, and April Bloomfield all met at Minetta Tavern."
Plus: restaurants really want your business, and Lola shutters, all in our morning news roundup.
Ken Friedman of the Spotted Pig is also involved.
The two chefs will talk about home cooking versus restaurant cooking next Tuesday.
It'll be somewhere between the East River and the Hudson.
Missy Robbins says the Time Warner outpost of A Voce won't open until spring of next year.
In a panel discussion last night, David Chang talked about the Ko reservation system, open kitchens, and one of his dream projects.
The former A Voce and Café Boulud toque talks about celebrity chefs as he gets ready to open his own place.
Last call for the Beatrice Inn?
Andrew Carmellini has plans for a casual dining restaurant, but doesn’t know what it will serve or what he’ll call it.
Nolita is looking tonier and tonier.
With talks from David Chang, Daniel Boulud, and seemingly every other chef in the city.
Facing the truth about Ssäm.
After leaving A Voce, Andrew Carmellini has plans for his own place.
Put a bunch of Italian chefs together, and trouble is bound to ensue.
A publicist makes the ultimate sacrifice, tomatoes come back to Taco Bell, and more, from our daily news roundup.
Plus a protest against the planned Union Square restaurant, the customers New York waiters dread, and more, in our morning roundup of news and gossip.