Chefs

Maison Hugo, Upper East Side, NYC - February 23, 2016

I first met Chef Florian V. Hugo and his wife Michelle when he opened Brasserie Cognac… in 2013. Florian — an Alain Ducasse veteran and a direct d


By Chloe, Greenwich Village, NYC - January 11, 2016

The winning of the Food Network’s Cupcake Wars in 2010 changed vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli’s life. This smart millennial parlay…


The 10th Annual A Second Helping of Life, NYC - September 14, 2013

More than two dozen of NYC’s top female chefs will serve savory and sweet dishes at the Tenth Anniversary “A Second Helping of Life…


Brasserie Cognac East , NYC - August 26, 2013

With the opening of Brasserie Cognac East, the adorable chef-partner Florian V. Hugo brings a taste of France to the uptown neighborhood.
I din


Eleven Madison Park’s Daniel Humm - November 17, 2012

I’m in love with Daniel Humm, chef/owner of Eleven Madison Park.  (Okay, so I do have a tendency for hyperbole!…)
I recently met and chatted wi


The 9th Annual A Second Helping of Life, September 24 - August 19, 2012

Top female chefs will again serve signature dishes to fight cancer. In fact, more than two dozen of NYC’s top female chefs will serve savo…


2012 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award Winners - May 8, 2012

2012 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards
Last night celebrating the 25th… anniversary of the awards, the James Beard Foundation


SHO Shaun Hergatt - March 9, 2012

My friend who works for the Port Authority suggesting dining at the two Michelin Star SHO Shaun Hergatt restaurant after visiting the 9/11 Memo…


Luzzo’s, New York City - March 7, 2012

Michele Iuliano is a man with a golden touch. He arrived on our shores ten years ago, he didn’t speak English, he didn’t have a colle…


2012 James Beard Foundation Semifinalists Announced - February 21, 2012

James Beard’s 2012 Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists Announced
The James Beard Foundation has named the  restaurant and chef award semif…


Full House Cafe, New York - January 10, 2012

Full House Cafe is a Chinese-themed restaurant on Bowery Street in the heart of Chinatown, combining Hong Kong Dim Sum and Shanghai cuisine in a


Ocean Spray & Chef Ming Tsai’s Cranberry Bog Pop-up - October 15, 2011

Ocean Spray will debut an open-air, pop-up restaurant inside a cranberry bog at New York City’s Rockefeller Center this coming Tuesday, Oct…


A Second Helping of Life – September 19th, 2011 - August 24, 2011

The leading women of stove, stage, screen and publishing unite to share their support for breast and ovarian cancer fighters and survivors at t…


James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards 2011 - May 10, 2011

The 2011 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards were awarded last night at Avery Fisher Hall. Here’s a rundown of the major on


Done Deal: Win Dinner at Per Se (Thomas Keller)

James Beard Foundation 2011 Restaurant Award Nominees - March 23, 2011

The James Beard Foundation recently announced the final nominees for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards for Restaurant and Chef Awards. W…


2011 James Beard Foundation Awards Semifinalists Unveiled - March 6, 2011

The list of Restaurant and Chef semifinalists for the 2011 James Beard Foundation Awards, the nation’s recognition program honoring profe…


Food Network’s Newest Star - September 29, 2010

Anne Thornton is the latest ‘chef’ to join Food Network’s TV roster.   Her show, “Dessert First with Anne Thornton” is s…


National S’more Day - September 17, 2010

Do You Want S’more? Jeez, who doesn’t want S’more? What a truly delectable, delicious delight! The only unfortunate part abou…


Malaysian Kitchen: Beef Rendang - April 13, 2010

The Malaysian Kitchen (part 2). This time Kathy Wong, the chef at Laut — a Malaysian/Thai Kitchen at 15 East 17th Street, New York City — demo…


Food & Wine Names Best New Chefs 2010 - April 8, 2010

New York City, April 6, 2010 — At a celebration this week at The Four Seasons Restaurant, Food & Wine Editor in Chief Dana Cowin announced t…


Malaysian Kitchen: Roti Chanai with Curry Lentil Sauce - April 5, 2010

“Please Join Malaysian Ambassador Dato’ Sri Dr. Jamaludin Jarjis for an introduction to Malaysian flavors,” said the in…


2010 James Beard Foundation Awards – Semifinalists - February 19, 2010

The  2010 James Beard Foundation Awards restaurant and chef award semifinalists were announced yesterday. Selected from thousands of onli…


South Gate, Revisited - January 12, 2010

South Gate Revisited…
I couldn’t resist the invitation to return to South Gate for a private dinner to enjoy the new seasonally inspir…


New York Edition: A Second Helping of Life - October 13, 2009

Share’s sixth annual A Second Helping of Life, held on September 21st at Pier 60 at Chelsey Piers with over 700 attendees (New York City) r


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