Tag Archives: Chefs

After the Apologies, Restaurants Struggle to Change

Source: NY Times Food

Four employers accused of sexual harassment have stepped away from their empires. But for the companies, the hard part is what happens next.

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Whole Foods Market taps chef Hugh Acheson for winter dish at Roast restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Slow-Roasted Annatto Pork Bowl by Georgia chef Hugh Acheson will debut at Whole Foods Market’s The Roast restaurant Jan. 16. / Photo credit: Whole Foods Market

By Becca Godwin

The Roast’s winter menu will feature a signature dish from celebrity chef Hugh Acheson.

The fast-casual eatery adjoining Whole Foods Market in Midtown focuses on the Brazilian style of grilled meat known as churrasco. It always features a bowl created by an influential chef on its seasonal menus. The latest features Acheson’s creation, Slow-Roasted Annatto Pork Bowl, which debuts Monday. The dish, priced at $13, includes parsley farro with roasted ...

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What Should We Expect From the Men Who Run Restaurants?

Source: Grub Street NY

For the first time in perhaps ever, male public figures feel uncomfortable, especially those in the restaurant world. In the wake of the ongoing allegations of sexual assault in the industry, they’ve received contradictory messages on the behavior we expect from them, as “leaders.” Bon Appétit pleaded

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It’s not just you: Restaurant menus really are confusing

Source: Washington Post Going Out Guide

We all know the feeling. You’re at a restaurant deciding what to order when you start to wonder about a description on the menu. You might subtly Google it, or maybe you’re bold enough to ask the waiter what that thing means. But chances are, you just move on to something you recognize and order it […]

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Bantam + Biddy Lenox location to become a Mexican restaurant

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Business partners Lance Gummere (left) and Shaun Doty (right) are turning the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox Square into a taqueria.  / Photo credit: Mia Yakel.

Visitors to Lenox Square might do a double take next week when they walk past the Bantam + Biddy space at the Buckhead mall. That’s because business partners Shaun Doty and Lance Grummere are replacing their casual, chicken-centric eatery with a brand new concept: ATL Taco.

The change will occur Jan. 12 and will only affect the Bantam + Biddy location at Lenox; no changes are anticipated at the chain’s locations in Ansley ...

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Sharpen Your Knives, Chefs: Chopped Is Casting in Philly

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Cooking competition reality shows are a double-edged sword. They might not judge the skills a chef needs to actually be successful in the world — […]

The post Sharpen Your Knives, Chefs: Chopped Is Casting in Philly appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Where to try biscuits with a Spanish bent in Atlanta

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Biscuits with orange marmalade at Bar Mercado / Photo by Ligaya Figueras

Dish of the Week: Biscuits at Bar Mercado

If there’s one thing in the South that I cannot get enough of, it’s biscuits. Buttery, flaky buttermilk biscuits are the best, and they make ‘em right proper here in the South. The fun, though, is not in the ranking, but in exploring all the renditions out there  – including biscuits with a Spanish bent on the brunch menu at newly opened Bar Mercado at Krog Street Market.

What makes these biscuits unusual – and so appealing in flavor ...

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Cooks Who Care Wants to Change Philly’s Restaurant Culture for the Better

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

If you follow the restaurant industry — hell, if you follow current events — you know that a chef’s life can be a tough one. […]

The post Cooks Who Care Wants to Change Philly’s Restaurant Culture for the Better appeared first on Philadelphia Magazine.

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Off the Menu: Tetsu, Japanese Comfort Food From Masa Chef, Opens

Source: NY Times Food

A Michelin-starred chef’s tasting counter, a steakhouse in the New Yorker Hotel and other restaurant news.

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Off the Menu: Pasta Flyer, Mark Ladner’s Latest, Opens in Greenwich Village

Source: NY Times Food

Vegan with Latin American influences in the East Village, a Korean steakhouse in NoMad, and other restaurant news.

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