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David Tanis Is Now the Chef at Graydon Carter’s Monkey Bar

Source: Grub Street NY

This came out of left field. New York food writer David Tanis‘s next turn is as the chef at the Monkey Bar, former Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter’s midtown restaurant. Of course, before becoming a writer and a New York Times columnist, Tanis was the head chef …

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Shitshow Week 2013: Lessons on Management From A Shitshow Veteran

Source: Eater NY

2013_shitshow_week_logo_12.jpgIn the interest of learning more about life on the other side of a shitshow, Eater sat down recently with someone who has worked in the New York restaurant industry for 11 of the past 13 years. Our subject, who asked to remain anonymous, has worked for Jeffrey Chodorow’s China Grill group, SushiSamba, and the original iteration of Jeff Klein and Graydon Carter’s Monkey Bar. He frequently held positions as assistant general manager and general manager.

With so much experience to discuss, the interview ran too long to print in its entirety, but here, now, are some of ...

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Radio Recaps: Five Things You Missed on Heritage Radio This Week

Source: Eater NY

Heritage Radio is the food-focused internet radio station that broadcasts from a studio attached to Roberta’s in Bushwick. Every week, many of the big players in the food world host and appear on shows, and oftentimes they reveal interesting tidbits about their work. Here’s a guide to five notable pieces of programming from the last week:

alfred-portale-eater-ny-interview-thumb-001.jpg1) Cooking the Greenmarket with Alfred Portale: This week on “Eat Your Words,” chef Alfred Portale of Gotham Bar and Grill sits down with host Cathy Erway to talk about his new mini-cookbook Greenmarket to Gotham. On his decision to cook through ...

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