Over the past decade, David Chang has built Momofuku from a small ramen bar in Manhattan’s East Village to an eight-restaurant empire with roughly 500 staffers in the U.S., Canada and Australia. Here’s what else he’s done:
New York has fine and inexpensive restaurants. It also has plenty that serve large portions of carbohydrate-laden stodge. Here are 50 good places that I tried during an extended visit from London. Most offer value as well as decent food.
Waiting for his coat after lunch yesterday, Woody Johnson, owner of the New York Jets, said he’s doing everything he can to make the Denver Broncos feel at home as they prep for the Super Bowl at the Jets’ training center.
The National Football League is getting into the restaurant business, hiring Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group to run a steakhouse in the run up to the Super Bowl and putting the most desirable tables on sale at $50,000 each.
Jim Chanos, who oversees $6 billion as the founder of Kynikos Associates Ltd., said Danny Meyer’s hamburgers might have saved his two sons from getting struck by a bat that slipped out of Miguel Cabrera’s hands during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game.