"Chefs have become the owners of their plates."—Jacques Pepin [Photo: Chichi Wang] The French Culinary Institute kicked off its 25th anniversary bash on a deliberative note. Yesterday evening, celebrations began with a panel discussion addressing the role of French cuisine...
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We got to check out Citi Field's new concession stand menu: the Shackburger (studying abroad in Queens), tacos from Danny Meyer's El Verano Taqueria, clam chowder from Dave Pasternack's Catch of the Day, salami sandwiches from Mama's of Corona, and bites from the Acela Club, the restaurant that will overlook left field. This is definitely not Shea Stadium.
After hearing about photography being banned from one of New York's most popular new restaurants, we asked several restaurant-world bigwigs what their policy was. Mario Batali, David Chang, and Drew Nieporent weigh in.