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Gourmet Gossip New York: November 2015

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites, from the shocking shuttering of all of Harold Dieterle’s eateries, to a massive shakeup in the food media world…

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Trend Spotting: Seaweed (Dare We Call it the New Kale?)

Posted on Nov 5, 2015 in Trendwatch

Every so often, an unsuspecting veggie gets inevitably thrust forward as the second coming of kale. Brussels sprouts. Kale sprouts. Cauliflower. And while each has had a good long run as the du jour brassica at health food stores and on restaurant menus, another form of non-cruciferous greenery seems poised to overtake them all. That superfood is Seaweed….

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Gourmet Gossip: November 2015

Posted on Nov 2, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites, from Wolfgang Puck’s very first NYC-slated restaurant, to Mike Solomonov’s upcoming debut in the Chelsea Market…

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Gourmet Gossip: September 2015

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, closing, chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites! From Noma’s unexpected, upcoming revamp, to a midtown outpost of David Chang’s Fuku, and a chef shuffle at White Street…

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Fall Trends: Tiki Drinks Are All The Rage

Posted on Sep 10, 2015 in Drink Spotting, Trendwatch

While drinking fruity, rum-based beverages only seems natural during the summer, in New York, it can hardly be considered a seasonal thing. Because, despite a bit of ebbing and flowing over the last couple years, an unabashed affection for tiki has remained a reliable constant in the bar world…

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Gourmet Gossip: August 2015

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy news — from April Bloomfield’s big deal burger spot to David Chang’s pop-up Ruth Krishna & more…

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Gourmet Gossip: July 2015

Posted on Jul 24, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from fallout from the foam ban to the fuss over Fuku’s fried chicken fingers…

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Trend Spotting: The French Food Revival

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip, Trendwatch

It seems odd to speak of French food as a trend, considering that its associated techniques, ingredients, flavor profiles and dishes form the backbone of a seemingly endless, totally disparate range of cuisines, from Japanese to Haitian to farm-to-table American. And yet, in the last couple of years, the French influence in New York has been far more evident than the occasional cassoulet, a swipe of béchamel sauce, a quenelle of sorbet, or vegetables cut into a perfect julienne or brunoise.

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Gourmet Gossip: June 2015

Posted on Jul 1, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from Wylie Dufresne and the Momofuku crew’s game-changing sandwiches, to Atera’s high-end, booze-free libations…

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Gourmet Gossip: May 2015

Posted on May 29, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from Spotted Pig and Charlie Bird expansions, to the departure of a revered New York sushi master…

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Inside Ramen Lab’s New Business Incubator

Posted on May 19, 2015 in Ethnic Eats, Gourmet Gossip, Sneak Peek

Instead of simply running a standard noodle-slurping counter, Sun Noodle recently decided to use their Ramen Lab space as a small business incubator as well. They’ve invited ramen chefs and fledgling restaurants from across the U.S., and even Japan, to take over the tiny kitchen for three weeks at a time, to refine their concepts, tweak their broths, and…

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Gourmet Gossip: May 2015

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without word of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from who nabbed coveted medals at the James Beard Awards, to heartbreaking news of a food world luminary gone too soon…

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Trend Spotting: New York’s Tex-Mex Obsession

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 in Trendwatch

Two years ago, we reflected on the Mexican food renaissance in New York; a push towards refined, regional cuisine at places like Empellon Cocina, Gran Electrica and Salvation Taco, that stood in stark relief to the city’s stable of cheesy, Tex-Mex chains. Ha! So who would have thought that, barely two years later, the tide would swing directly in favor of those aforementioned Mexicali places, constituting a trend…

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Gourmet Gossip: April 2015

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from Crown’s sudden shutter, to Betony’s big price hike.

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Gourmet Gossip: March 2015

Posted on Mar 19, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from the launch of Martha Stewart’s long-awaited cafe to Dominique Ansel’s trendy new toast menu…

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Tracking New York’s Toast Trend

Posted on Mar 12, 2015 in Trendwatch

Toast seems an unlikely object of culinary obsession, to say the least. But it’s been trending hard in New York for over a year now and we’re not talking about the simple buttered squares served with eggs in the morning, either. From Toby’s Estate to John Dory, Blue Ribbon Bakery & more…

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Gourmet Gossip: February 2015

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

Hungry for a little gossip? We’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from Dan Barber’s upcoming, eco-conscious pop-up at Blue Hill, to a star-studded food hall slated for Times Square & Dominique Ansel’s new venture…

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Gourmet Gossip: January 2015

Posted on Jan 30, 2015 in Gourmet Gossip

In this great dining city of ours, barely a day passes without news of an exciting new restaurant opening, a devastating closing, a shocking chef shuffle, or a groundbreaking, must-try dish. That’s why we’re keeping you apprised of the industry’s most noteworthy bits and bites — from a famous Spanish chef making a guest appearance in New York, to the United States’ triumphant victory at this year’s Bocuse d’Or in France…

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Cocktail Trends to Watch for in 2015

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Drink Spotting, Trendwatch

Just as fashions in food tend to go in and out of vogue, so do trends in the bar world. So what did we predict would be big in 2014? Lots of soju and cider, as well as wine on tap. And were we right? You betcha! So here’s what we foresee for New York’s cocktail scene in the coming year, including fizzy champagne-topped tipples, and a resurgence of vodka and rum!

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New York’s Enduring Obsession with Uni

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Trendwatch

Uni seems like an awfully unlikely ingredient to trend hard, but lord knows it is indeed trendy, and has been for some time now. If we died tomorrow, it certainly would be center stage in our last meal. Just what is that gloriously briny shellfish?

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