New York: Interviews


Cafe Spaghetti chef-owner Sal Lamboglia with his father.

Chef Features

With Brooklyn’s Cafe Spaghetti, Sal Lamboglia Comes Home

It’s friends and family night at Cafe Spaghetti, a new restaurant that opened in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood on May…

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Interviews

Balthazar Is Turning 25. Keith McNally Has … Thoughts.

Balthazar reaches the quarter-century mark this week, and having created one of New York’s most iconic restaurants, Keith McNally has…

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Resy Spotlight

At Edith’s Eatery & Grocery in Brooklyn, Elyssa Heller Kibitzes Like Bubbe Would

In the summer of 2020, Elyssa Heller launched Edith’s, a bagel pop-up out of Paulie Gee’s pizzeria in Greenpoint, Brooklyn,…

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Interviews

At Peasant, Marc Forgione Finds New Twists in a Familiar Space

In January 2020, when Marc Forgione was handed the keys to Peasant, a beloved rustic Italian restaurant that’s stood on…

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Interviews

How Much Omakase Can New York Eat? The Shion 69 Leonard Team Has Thoughts

If it feels like there are more high-end sushi restaurants in New York City than ever before, that’s because there…

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Interviews

Melissa Rodriguez Is Ready to Reboot Fine Dining In New York. But First, Pizza.

Outside 85 Tenth Avenue in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, the black carpet stitched with bold block lettering is gone, ripped from…

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Resident chef Alexia Duchêne in front of Fulgurances in Greenpoint.

Interviews

Meet the Parisian Rising Star Headlining Greenpoint’s Coolest Chef Residency

Alexia Duchêne jokes that she’s arrived in New York as a “nobody,” but to thousands of French gourmands, she is…

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Aldama owners Gerardo Alcaraz and Christopher Reyes.

Interviews

A Long Road to Success: How the Owners of Aldama Found Acclaim and Community in New York City

Any first-time restaurant owner in New York City is bound to have a laundry list of unimaginable setbacks they’ve had…

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Interviews

Al Di Là’s Anna Klinger on the Magic of Brooklyn, and Staying Power

For many New York City restaurants, one year in business is a significant milestone. Five years, and you’re comfortable. Ten…

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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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