When giving culinary advice for the holidays, I like to take a page not from Zagat or Michelin, but rather from the script of “Ronin,” John Frankenheimer’s spy- thriller set during Christmastime in France.
“Everyone’s growing oysters,” Chris Quartuccio says over his shoulder as he paddles a neon- orange kayak across Long Island’s Great South Bay, where he’s raising some 300,000 Blue Island oysters on the shallow seafloor, 50 miles east of Manhattan. He might be right.
Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are the most followed celebrities on Twitter Inc., yet the pop stars have even more “likes” on Facebook Inc. Now the world’s biggest social network is looking to capitalize.
When Mario Batali, the New York- based restaurateur and celebrity chef, compared bankers to Hitler and Stalin on Tuesday, the response from patrons of Babbo and Del Posto in the financial industries was swift and furious.
Mario Batali , who serves up cholesterol-boosting dishes such as fennel-dusted sweetbreads with duck bacon at his restaurants, wants to help children and adults avoid obesity, heart disease and cancer.
Jungsik, a New York restaurant whose $155 menu includes mysteriously-named dishes like “Scent of Jeju Island” and “Champs Elysees,” has become the first stateside Korean spot to receive two Michelin stars, the famed Red Guide announced.
Mario Batali, the celebrity TV chef and New York restaurant owner, is often seen with actress Gwyneth Paltrow, taste-testing the culinary delights of Spain in their public television series “On the Road Again.”