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First Look: Salvation Taco, April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman's Murray Hill Taqueria

If a casual, a la carte restaurant serving up tacos that start at $3 and sandwiches that top the menu at $9—in a converted Salvation Army space in the middle of the banker and adult frat-boy-friendly bar scene of Murray Hill—seems like an out of place move for chef/restaurateur duo April Bloomfield and Ken Friedman, that's because it is. Talking with April about the concept and the menu, even she seems a little surprised by the whole affair. More

First Bites at Ivan Orkin's Game-Changing Ramen With April Bloomfield

I first heard of Ivan Orkin a few years back when my mom returned from a trip to Tokyo and asked me, "have you heard about this American guy making ramen in Tokyo? That's so strange. I wonder if it's good." I have never had the chance to make it to either of his two Tokyo shops, but if last night's dinner at the Ace Hotel is any indication, It's not just good, it's game-changingly fantastic. More

Win Two Spots at Dinner by April Bloomfield and Paul Virant, Sunday October 21st

April Bloomfield met Paul Virant (Perennial Virant in Chicago, Vie in Western Springs, IL) in 2007 when they were both honored by Food & Wine as Best New Chefs of the year. They cooked together in Chicago back in April to celebrate the launch of her book, A Girl and Her Pig. Now they're at it again, this time in New York at the Ace Hotel, and we're giving away seats for two for a five course meal right here. More

Scenes from Tap & Tapas: Bites from April Bloomfield, Tom Colicchio, and More

Last night marked the 8th annual 'Tap & Tapas' benefit, which brought together some of New York's top chefs to help raise funds for Groove With Me, a non-profit offering free dance classes to at-risk girls in East Harlem. Chefs including April Bloomfield, Tom Colicchio, Floyd Cardoz, and a team from Le Bernadin all brought delicious bites for the evening. Click through the slideshow to see all of the great food that was served to benefit this great cause! More

FergusStock at The Breslin

[Photographs: Robyn Lee] For nasty bits lovers, eating a meal designed by Fergus Henderson is just about as thrilling as it gets. Henderson, chef and author of the cult classic The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating, is renowned... More

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