What to Eat at Meadowsweet, Now Open in the Former Dressler Space
Polo Dobkin is back.By Sierra Tishgart
Polo Dobkin is back.By Sierra Tishgart
The chef will open a new restaurant in the space where he worked for many years.By Hugh Merwin
Proceeds will be used to establish a scholarship for the children of the late restaurateur.By Hugh Merwin
The Brooklyn restaurateur took his own life last week.By Hugh Merwin
Police found him in his car after suffering what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.By Alan Sytsma
Plus: Mable's mobile smokehouse, and more, in today's Leftovers.
Chefs on the move.By Hugh Merwin
It’s 4 p.m., and that means it’s time to play Two for Eight. Today: Modern American.
Plus: Angelo Sosa cooking for a tea house, and Dressler offers Monday-night discounts, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.By Alexandra Vallis
Plus: no more free rides to the Ikea Cafe, and a source for masa, all in our morning news roundup.By Leila Cohan-Miccio
A chef from Waverly Inn, another from Dressler, plus a French Culinary School grad have spilled their stories.By Daniel Maurer
The latest culinary tell-all is 'Spiced: A Pastry Chef's True Stories of Trials by Fire, After-Hours Exploits, and What Really Goes on in the Kitchen.'By Daniel Maurer
Oh, Nello! Fiesty Mr. Balan is in his latest rage because he lent a model his $1,000 leather umbrella “because it was raining because I am a gentleman … Stop behaving like a boulevardier [street person] and a petite voleuse [petty thief]. You don’t give me the umbrella, I sue you,” which he is now doing because she returned it broken in two. [NYP] Related: A Model Breaks Nello's Heart, Umbrella The newest Iron Chef is … Cleveland’s Michael Symon. [Serious Eats] Laurent Tourondel tells Bruni he enjoys dining most in Vietnam, but the influence in the recipes for his Thanksgiving spread is all French. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]
Gordon Ramsay at the London is the only new restaurant in town to earn two stars in the Michelin Guide, a conquest that’s especially sweet here where the chef is often maligned and/or mocked — by us, for example. [NYP] Related: Gordon Ramsay, Gay Icon Two of Jean-Georges Vongerichten's “lesser lights,” Vong and JoJo, have received the same Michelin rating as Café Boulud, and according to Bruni, “that’s just nutty.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Jean-Georges has promoted a 24-year-old star sous-chef to be chef de cuisine at Perry St. [Eater]
East Hampton: A new French cabaret and bistro will be open by Memorial Day in the former Resort space. [NYP] Flushing: Duck butt may or may not be on the menu at this new spot, but the owners have gone to great lengths announce their affection for the tufted badonkadonk. [Off the Broiler] Fort Greene: Eco-eatery Habana Outpost will reopen May 12 thanks to the dedication of Sean Meenan. [The Brooklyn Paper] Lower East Side: Any orders with cheese on them are good bets at Tiny’s Giant Sandwich Shop, but bonus points for the one with wheaty pores soaked in butter. [Gothamist] While you’re down there, you can drop off an application at Sam “Hot Diabetic” Talbot’s Spitzer’s Corner. [Eat for Victory/VV] Rockaway Beach: Working at a chocolate factory is not just for grateful oompa-loompas, according to workers who find themselves locked out of their jobs. [NYD] Soho: The 60 Thompson roof deck reopens May 15. [Eater] Williamsburg: The addition of fried chicken to its morning menu earns Dressler real brunch status. [Brooklyn Record]
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