New York: Interviews


Barbuto's roast chicken. Food and interior photos by Jen Davidson, courtesy of Barbuto

Interviews

Barbuto Is Back. And Yes, So Is The Roast Chicken.

Three weeks: That’s exactly how long the new Barbuto was open before the pandemic shuttered its doors in March 2020.…

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Una Pizza Napoletana Is Coming Back. This Time, Only in New York City.

These days, one of America’s most celebrated pizzaioli is no longer sleeping on the floor somewhere in New Jersey, something…

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Plenty of space for wheelchairs, including at the bar, in Contento's dining room. // Photo by Lily Brown, courtesy of Contento

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How Contento Offers a Blueprint for True Acessibility in Restaurants

Sommelier and New York native Yannick Benjamin grew up surrounded by relatives in the hospitality business, including his father, uncle,…

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"It’s the technique from Europe, and the flavors I grew up eating," says Luthun's Nahid Ahmed. // Photography courtesy of Luthun

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At Luthun, Affordable Tasting Menus Are the Way Forward

In July 2019, Chef Nahid Ahmed achieved a dream more than a decade in the making: opening his own East…

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The Road Back

New York Restaurateurs Share Their Biggest Challenges and Rewards in Implementing Vaccine Mandates

On August 16, New York will become the first city in the U.S. to require proof of vaccination for indoor…

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Les Halles Owner Philippe Lajaunie Shares His Memories of Anthony Bourdain

It’s been 23 years since restaurateur Philippe Lajaunie met Anthony Bourdain, the chef who led the kitchen at his New…

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Austin Power, center, wants everyone to find a context to drink sake. // Photo courtesy of Accidental Bar

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Accidental Bar’s Austin Power Wants Everyone to Love Sake

Forty days may be enough time for a biblical flood, but it is not much time to open a restaurant,…

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The Road Back

At Jolene, Gabriel Stulman Can’t Wait to Build the New York of Tomorrow

Throughout the course of the pandemic, New York City restaurateur Gabriel Stulman has publicly and nationally advocated for industry-wide financial…

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The grocery and café counter at Marlow & Sons, which pioneered the idea nearly two decades ago. // Courtesy Marlow & Sons

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Restaurants’ New Normal? It’s How Andrew Tarlow Built His Brooklyn Empire

Creation stories surround Andrew Tarlow and his restaurants, but none trumps the cassoulet. Caroline Fidanza, the opening chef at Diner,…

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On Restaurants, Strikes, and the Industry’s Future: A Conversation with Gabrielle Hamilton

Among the artifacts that will someday form the historical view of the COVID-19 pandemic is Gabrielle Hamilton’s April 2020 New…

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