Tag Archives: Jose Andres

José Andrés Says He Asked Trump to Walk Back Anti-Mexico Comments

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s easy to think Donald Trump has no greater food-world nemesis than José Andrés, a foreign chef who routinely provokes Trump on Twitter and has essentially been celebrated by the left ever since clashing very publicly over POTUS’s decision to call Mexican immigrants “rapists.” While that original …

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José Andrés Offers Free Lunch to Winners of Trump’s ‘Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards’

Source: Grub Street NY

As expected, the competition is really heating up for President Trump’s “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards,” alternately titled the “Fake News Awards,” depending on the Trump tweet.

But if desire for this yuuge prize weren’t killing journalists already, Trump’s top culinary foe José Andrés is …

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Chefs Are Lining Up to Help José Andrés Feed Displaced California Wildfire Victims

Source: Grub Street NY

Hunger-relief machine José Andrés announced yesterday that, oh by the way, he’s also now feeding people displaced by Southern California’s wildfires. In the last 48 or so hours, he’s helped assemble a team he says will serve 2,000 meals a day. The fires began this week and have

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José Andrés Says One Hot Meal Per Day ‘Is Not Too Much to Ask’ in America

Source: Grub Street NY

With his hunger-relief efforts in Puerto Rico now stretching beyond two months and 3 million meals, 60 Minutes ran a José Andrés segment last night that Anderson Cooper describes at the start (maybe a little understatedly) as “a good Thanksgiving story.” The chef, who almost literally hasn’t entered …

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José Andrés Says Armed Guards Booted Him From FEMA Building

Source: Grub Street NY

By now, José Andrés has graduated to biggest FEMA detractor since Kanye West recorded his “Flashing Lights” diss track. Andrés’s World Central Kitchen fed over 2 million hungry Puerto Ricans in Hurricane Maria’s aftermath — almost two-thirds of the population — and all he’s credited FEMA with …

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José Andrés Is Fighting With FEMA Over Puerto Rico Aid

Source: Grub Street NY

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, José Andrés and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen established 18 kitchens and delivered 2.2 million meals in a decimated Puerto Rico. The chef started scaling back his efforts on October 25, and a New York Times article published five days later described

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José Andrés Announces He Will Scale Back His Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Source: Grub Street NY

With FEMA and other aid groups working to feed Puerto Ricans, chef José Andrés tells the New York Times today that it’s time to start scaling back his own hunger-relief efforts on the island. The chef has built a network of 18 kitchens that have fed, per the …

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Chef José Andrés Has Now Fed More Than 1 Million People in Puerto Rico

Source: Grub Street NY

Chef José Andrés and his World Central Kitchen team have passed along word that their tireless Puerto Rico recovery efforts have crossed an impressive new milestone. Sometime yesterday, they served their 1 millionth meal to the storm-ravaged island’s residents. Volunteers — including some of Puerto Rico’s most prominent chefs …

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José Andrés Is Fast on His Way to Feeding 500,000 Hungry Puerto Ricans

Source: Grub Street NY

José Andrés’s valiant attempt to put something warm and delicious in the stomach of every hungry Puerto Rican has passed a new milestone — 350,000 meals served, enough to feed every one in ten residents. The chef has been feeding people on the storm-ravaged island since September …

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José Andrés, Patrick O’Connell, and Aaron Silverman Will Cook a Michelin All-Star Dinner at Pineapple and Pearls

Source: Washingtonian Food

Imagine Super Man, Batman, and Spider Man join forces—and they’re cooking dinner. The culinary equivalent of a Marvel fever dream goes down next week as three of the most talented chefs in the country come together for a Michelin all-star (or in this case, two-star) meal. ThinkFoodGroup restaurateur José Andrés, chef Patrick O’Connell of the […]

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Chef José Andrés Is Twitter Trolling Trump on Puerto Rico (and It’s Pretty Great)

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef José Andrés has been on the ground in Puerto Rico for over a week, mobilizing aid through his organization, World Central Kitchen, and serving hundreds of thousands of meals to hurricane victims. And he’s not going to let President Trump forget it. In a series of tweets over the weekend, the naturalized American citizen—who’s no stranger […]

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Chef José Andrés Gives Trump Free Lesson on Helping Hungry Puerto Ricans

Source: Grub Street NY

Just a few weeks after feeding hungry Houstonians pasta and red sauce, José Andrés has moved on to the hurricane-recovery efforts in a much more forgotten corner of America. He arrived in Puerto Rico midday yesterday, and according to his Twitter feed, he started sourcing ingredients for meals (like …

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José Andrés Is Recruiting Chefs To Feed Flood Victims In Houston

Source: Washingtonian Food

Chef José Andrés has a grocery cart full of pasta and Prego sauce and is ready to feed Houstonians hit by Hurricane Harvey. DC’s most famous chef arrived in Texas yesterday. His non-profit World Central Kitchen is coordinating kitchen space with the Red Cross and food donations from various Texas food companies. Andrés is also calling […]

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José Andrés Has Already Invited Sean Spicer to His Restaurants for a Resignation Celebration

Source: Grub Street NY

White House press secretary, punching bag, and resident meme Sean Spicer announced his resignation today, news that has been met with its fair share of derision. Perhaps recognizing that their time together is coming to an end, chef José Andrés — who recently settled a lawsuit with the …

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Chef José Andrés Is All Up in the Rap Game Now

Source: Washingtonian Food

There’s something about achieving fame that makes people think they should extend their talents to music. (How else can we explain Shaquille O’Neal’s dalliance with rap? Or Lindsay Lohan’s short-lived pop career?) Apparently, not even chefs are immune. A few months ago, José Andrés posted his debut track, an auto-tuned rap about immigration reform overlaid […]

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12 Fun Food Events Around DC This Weekend

Source: Washingtonian Food

Travel to the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca on Thursday at 6:45 PM with the Smithsonian’s evening program and tasting, “Mezcal: Small Batch, Big Flavor.” Guests learn about Mezcal production, its unique tie to the Oaxacan culture, and the reason for its recent rise in popularity from ThinkFoodGroup mixologist Miguel Lancha and Washington Post food and dining editor Joe Yonan. Tickets cost […]

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José Andrés Will Try Out Fast-Casual Ideas at a New Test-Kitchen and Pop-Up

Source: Washingtonian Food

José Andrés has been doing lots of big things lately. In April, he signed a partnership to oversee food at the new D.C. United stadium. In May, he inked a deal to open a 35,000-square-foot Spanish food hall in New York. Not to mention the legal scuffle he recently settled with the Trump hotel. His latest venture? A […]

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Everything You Need to Know About DC’s Food Scene This Week

Source: Washingtonian Food

Every week, Washingtonian Food Editor Jessica Sidman rehashes the latest news from Washington’s food and drink scene in a newsletter, which you can subscribe to here.  Hi there, The poke craze has officially hit DC in full force. Over the past few months, four different restaurants devoted to the Hawaiian raw fish dish have opened in the […]

Everything You Need to Know About DC’s Food Scene This Week” was first published on Washingtonian.

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José Andrés Is Opening a Huge Spanish Food Hall—Not In DC

Source: Washingtonian Food

José Andrés’ latest venture may just be his biggest yet. He’s teaming up with two of the world’s top chefs—brothers Ferran and Albert Adrià of the famed (and defunct) elBulli in Spain—to open a 35,000-square-foot Spanish food hall with tapas, gourmet goods, wine, wood-fired paella, and much more. Unfortunately, it’s not in DC. You’ll have to […]

José Andrés Is Opening a Huge Spanish Food Hall—Not In DC” was first published on Washingtonian.

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José Andrés Is Opening a Spanish-Style Eataly at Hudson Yards

Source: Grub Street NY

Apparently absolutely bored now that the sitting U.S. president is out of his hair, José Andrés has decided to fill that free time by giving New York City an enormous Spanish food hall. Per the New York Post, he’s signed a deal for the 35,000-square-foot space …

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Come Watch José Andrés Cook With Chelsea Handler at Vulture Fest

Source: Grub Street NY

This lineup for this year’s Vulture Festival (on May 20 and 21) is filled with entertainment gems, but there’s also an event for food lovers: Chef José Andrés is doing a cooking demo with talk-show host Chelsea Handler, who’s apparently a big fan of his. (Andrés just

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