Babajan Is an Exemplary Melbourne Cafe. But What Does That Even Mean?

Babajan Is an Exemplary Melbourne Cafe. But What Does That Even Mean?

MELBOURNE, Australia — New York has its pizza, Paris its baguettes, Tokyo its ramen bars. Melbourne has cafes. Australia is widely known for its cafe tradition, however that’s a kind of phrases that obscures the that means behind it. What is “cafe culture”? Why does it matter? Does it matter? You can get good espresso […]

Discovering the Art of Craft

Discovering the Art of Craft

Journalists get curious they usually begin asking questions. One day James Estrin determined that he needed to know what goes on behind the kitchen door of a fancy restaurant, the form of place the place individuals gown up for the meal and the pork chop prices $55. Mr. Estrin has been a workers photographer for […]

Gabrielle Hamilton Plans to Partner With Ken Friedman to Run the Spotted Pig

Gabrielle Hamilton Plans to Partner With Ken Friedman to Run the Spotted Pig

Ms. Hamilton opened Prune, within the East Village, in 1999. She married Ms. Merriman in 2016, and at Prune the couple share the duties and title of chef. They will achieve this on the Spotted Pig as nicely, Ms. Hamilton stated. Ms. Hamilton, who’s a contributor to The New York Times Magazine, stated the Spotted […]

A Thai Chef Heads Home for a Challenge

A Thai Chef Heads Home for a Challenge

Having made her title in San Francisco, Pim Techamuanvivit is taking cost of Nahm, a Bangkok restaurant famed for its effective eating. June 12, 2018 BANGKOK — It was near 2 a.m., and Pim Techamuanvivit couldn’t sleep. So, like a tenacious detective, she taped large sheets of white paper to her resort room wall and […]

New York on a Summer’s Day (or Night): It’s Time for Shakespeare

New York on a Summer’s Day (or Night): It’s Time for Shakespeare

Yes, that wait will probably be 4 hours (guess the place I wrote final week’s e-newsletter), however earlier than you commit, ask the folks round you should you’re far up sufficient within the line to get tickets — they may be regulars. (Hint: If you’re standing earlier than the boulder, you have to be set. […]

Spotted Pig Partners Split Their Empire

Spotted Pig Partners Split Their Empire

The chef April Bloomfield has ended her collaboration with Ken Friedman, who’s accused of sexually harassing staff. The chef April Bloomfield in 2013. She ran seven eating places with Ken Friedman, and can maintain management of 4. CreditEvan Sung for The New York Times The chef April Bloomfield introduced Wednesday that she and the restaurateur […]

Empellón Group Will Take Over Salvation Taco

Empellón Group Will Take Over Salvation Taco

Alex Stupak, the chef and co-owner of the three Empellón eating places in Manhattan, signed an settlement on Tuesday to take over Salvation Taco, the favored taqueria within the Pod 39 Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. The restaurant and its open-air rooftop bar have been run by the restaurateur Ken Friedman and the chef April Bloomfield […]

The Spotted Pig Restaurant Empire Is Fracturing

The Spotted Pig Restaurant Empire Is Fracturing

The once-robust empire that the restaurateur Ken Friedman and the chef April Bloomfield constructed collectively is displaying indicators of breaking up, 5 months after Mr. Friedman was accused of sexually harassing staff and retaliating towards those that complained. The two companions are now not concerned in Salvation Taco, the restaurant they opened in 2012 within […]