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Gourmet Gossip – April 2014

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 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 Bar Bolonat’s welcome launch on Hudson Street and Gavin Kaysen’s surprising departure from Café Boulud, to a centuries-old macaron recipe currently making waves in Greenwich Village…

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Spring Restaurant Preview 2014

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Gourmet Gossip, Restaurant Spotting

There’s a whole lot to be excited about in the restaurant world right now — besides the appearance of ramps and fava beans on everyone’s menus, that is. And that’s the highly anticipated openings of a number of hotter-than-hot new eateries, like Drew Nieporent’s Bâtard, Andrew Carmellini’s Bar Primi, and Cosme from envelope-pushing Mexican chef Enrique Olvera. Here are a few other especially buzzy, impending restaurant debuts to keep your eye on this spring…

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Trend Spotting: Black Garlic

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in Trendwatch

If you’ve ever seen black garlic (we recently spied it sold in plastic pouches at Trader Joe’s), you might have assumed that it was mistakenly left on the shelf for too long. Because yes, the flesh of the pungent bulbs actually is jet black, and comes cloaked in a withered, papery skin. It’s potentially pretty off-putting if you don’t know what you’re looking at, but surprisingly, seriously delicious as well…

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Gourmet Gossip: March 2014

Posted on Mar 14, 2014 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 massive new food hub taking shape in FiDi to Ryan Skeen’s unexpected reappearance in Tribeca and Aska’s surprising space switcheroo in Brooklyn…

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Trend Spotting: Ancient Grains Are In Fashion

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 in Trendwatch

Eaters everywhere have noticeably upped their consumption of “superfoods” (ingredients that boast a number of beneficial vitamins and minerals) in the last couple of years, like omega 3-rich salmon, heart-healthy acai berries, and even chia seeds (yes, the stuff that sprouts on those terra cotta pets), which actually contain 500% more calcium than milk. And not just at home…

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Gourmet Gossip: February 2014

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 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 Drew Nieporent’s new plans for the Corton space in Tribeca to Andy Ricker’s machinations at Pok Pok Ny in Brooklyn and Elizabeth Falkner’s flight from Corvo Bianco on the Upper West Side…

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Trend Spotting: ‘Nduja

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in Trendwatch

Never heard of ‘Nduja (pronounced “en-doo-ya?”). While most of us could readily identify paper-thin Prosciutto, savory Soppressata, and olive-studded Mortadella on a board of Italian charcuterie, the spicy Calabrian sausage has only just begun to command notice in New York…

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Gourmet Gossip: January 2014

Posted on Jan 29, 2014 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 John Fraser’s vegetable-focused debut in the East Village to the implosion of the Dumont dynasty in Brooklyn and Anthony Bourdain’s evolving plans for a fantastic New York food hall.

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Restaurant Trends to Watch for in 2014

Posted on Jan 13, 2014 in Trendwatch

It’s kind of a favorite pastime for food writers to predict the new wave of dining trends for the coming year. And we have to say, our picks for 2013 wound up being pretty on the money, namely Gochujang surpassing Sriracha (could Korean food be any hotter right now?) and the unlikely return of Roast Chicken (Rotisserie Georgette, hello!). So we’re eager to see if we prove every bit as accurate with our forecast for 2014, from a proliferation of single-concept restaurants to a growing obsession with Filipino fare…

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Cocktail Trends to Watch for in 2014

Posted on Jan 9, 2014 in Trendwatch

Nowadays, restaurants pay just as much attention to their bar programs as they do to their food menus, which means that mixologists aren’t content to serve the same old drinks or trot out the same old tricks year after year. That’s why we’re turning our attention to trends bound to really take off in 2014, from wine on tap and an increased interest in Soju to the triumphant return of the classic cocktail.

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Gourmet Gossip: January 2014

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 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. So what better way to kick off the New Year than with a bit of breaking gossip, from Alain Allegretti’s unexpected shutter in Chelsea to Bill Telepan’s welcome launch in Tribeca and Chuko’s planned expansion in Brooklyn…

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Gourmet Gossip NY: December 2013

Posted on Dec 13, 2013 in Gourmet Gossip

So what’s the gourmet gossip for this week? Well, New York’s two foodiest boroughs appear to have staged a serious switcheroo, with Brooklyn favorites like Dough and Red Hook Lobster Pound making moves towards Manhattan, and big name Manhattan chefs like Seamus Mullen, Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi crossing the bridge into Brooklyn!

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Gourmet Gossip: December 2013

Posted on Nov 29, 2013 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 Paul Liebrandt’s sought-after new Chef’s Counter at The Elm to Dominique Ansel’s ingenious Cronut preorder system and Zak Pelaccio’s unexpectedly breaking ties with the Fatty ‘Cue crew.

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Gourmet Gossip: November 2013

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 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 new all-biscuit eatery in the East Village, to Hybird’s surprise shutter in the Meatpacking District, and Alice Waters’ upcoming appearance in Park Slope.

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Trendspotting: Korean Cooking

Posted on Nov 4, 2013 in Trendwatch

Asian food has been seriously in fashion among New York’s top chefs for a while now. You’ll find Andy Ricker doing standout Thai at Pok Pok Ny, Zak Pelaccio making Malaysian fusion BBQ at Fatty ‘Cue, Joe Ng & Ed Schoenfeld doing Greenmarket Dim Sum at RedFarm, and Danny Bowien cooking hip, inventive Chinese, like Kung Pao Pastrami at Mission Chinese…

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Gourmet Gossip – October 2013

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 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 ABC Kitchen’s super luxe Veggie Burger to the Talde team’s expansion in New Jersey and Danny Bowien’s upcoming taqueria on the Lower East Side!

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Gourmet Gossip NY-September 2013

Posted on Sep 25, 2013 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 start of New York’s Oyster Week to Hill Country’s Brooklyn expansion and Dan Barber’s acidophilus experiments at Blue Hill!

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Gourmet Gossip – September 2013

Posted on Sep 6, 2013 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 this week’s most noteworthy bits and bites, including a french fry franchise in Greenwich Village, a coffee klatch in Chelsea, and South of the Border-inspired small bites in Park Slope.

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Gourmet Gossip – August 2013

Posted on Aug 22, 2013 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 Shaun Hergatt’s return to the scene with Juni, Gabriel Kreuther’s impending departure from The Modern, and Eddie Huang’s spectacular stab at the small screen!

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Gourmet Gossip NY – August 2013

Posted on Aug 1, 2013 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 this week’s most noteworthy bits and bites, including Marc Forgione’s Asian expansion in Tribeca, Drew Nieporent’s accelerated chef search at Corton, and the food industry’s fond farewell to a true Brooklyn pioneer.

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