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So You Think You Can Cook…

Posted on Apr 30, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Apparently now you can prove it on The Food Network’s newest series, “Ultimate Recipe Showdown”.  The latest in reality...

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Tribeca Film Festival Dinner Winner

Posted on Apr 30, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Lynne Sun has won a $100 gift certificate for dinner at Devin Tavern and two tickets to Tribeca Film Festival’s closing premiere of...

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Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse

Posted on Apr 29, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

What was once Juniper Suite, a bi-level space in midtown, is soon to become Uncle Jack’s Steakhouse.  But before we prematurely jump...

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BLT Market Delayed

Posted on Apr 26, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

While the signage teases a spring awakening for BLT Market at The Ritz Carlton, all signs point to NO.  Laurent Tourondel’s newest...

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Q & A with Andrew Friedman

Posted on Apr 26, 2007 in Chef Q&A, Chef Q&A Recipes

Having co-authored over sixteen of the best cookbooks and counting, Andrew Friedman seems content being the sideman to some of New...

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Wine. Dine. Donate.

Posted on Apr 25, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Epicurious.com ushers in Hunger Awareness Day with a weeklong series of fund-raising dinners at some of the country’s top...

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The Insatiable Critic Goes Soft

Posted on Apr 25, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Finally available in paperback, Gael Greene dishes on what she ate and what she did between meals during the four decades that America was...

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Tribeca Film Festival

Posted on Apr 24, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

  Sundance who?  Tribeca’s got its own film festival with hands-down better fare.  And even Hollywood’s vanguard has to...

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Hog Wild at Mai House

Posted on Apr 24, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Come the stroke of ten, Drew Nieporent & Michael Bao Huynh’s latest riff on Modern Vietnamese, suddenly becomes a downright deal...

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Gourmet Glossary

Posted on Apr 23, 2007 in Gourmet Glossary

In honor of Balthazar’s 10th Anniversary, I’m christening Restaurant Girl’s new, weekly Gourmet Glossary with a...

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Balthazar Celebrates its 10th Anniversary Today

Posted on Apr 23, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

Keith McNally’s classic French, Balthazar, became an instant success from the moment he opened the doors to this...

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Mercat

Posted on Apr 19, 2007 in Reviews

The latest in a series of tapas joints to grace Manhattan kicked-off Tuesday evening after a number of setbacks and massive speculation...

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Q & A with Chanterelle’s David Waltuck

Posted on Apr 18, 2007 in Chef Q&A, Chef Q&A Recipes

A 25 year stint with no end in sight, Chanterelle has ripened into a Tribeca dining institution.  Husband-and-wife team, Karen & David...

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LCB J.J. Rachou

Posted on Apr 17, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

“The old grey mare, she ain’t what she used to be,” I peculiarly hummed – yes I admit to humming – as I...

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FR.OG

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

FR.OG (of French Origin) – Liquor License Achieved OPEN FOR BUSINESS – April 24th A busy day for restaurant openings, it seems...

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MERCAT – OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip

MERCAT At long last, Mercat will finally open Tuesday, April 17th!  After a month-long delay due to gas issues with the city, the 90-seat...

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Landmarc – Delivery

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 in Gourmet Gossip, Reviews

Ladies and gentlemen, this is delivery at its finest.  Behold, what I ate for lunch… What was once a delivery ghost town just may...

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Landmarc Lands at Time Warner Center

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 in Sneak Peek

Landmarc10 Columbus Circle, 3rd floor (TWC)Hours: Open 7 days a week 7am-11pm.212.823.6123DELIVERY – 646.437.3200 Landmarc uptown...

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Q & A With Tom Valenti

Posted on Apr 12, 2007 in Chef Q&A, Chef Q&A Recipes

The Modern American Ouest finally belongs to its rightful owner, Tom Valenti, the accomplished chef behind the Upper West Side...

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Azza

Posted on Apr 11, 2007 in Reviews

Address: 137 East 55th St., btwn. 3rd & Lexington Aves. Phone: 212.755.7055 Cuisine: French-Moroccan Vibe: Exotic Arabian escape...

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