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Chef Charlie Palmer on Bringing His Take on Steak to New York City, Longevity, Luger’s + More

This fall, chef-restaurateur Charlie Palmer opened Charlie Palmer Steak in the Big Apple, a much-welcomed addition to Manhattan’s midtown east neighborhood. Joining sibling Charlie Palmer Steak restaurants located in Las Vegas, Reno, and Washington, D.C., Palmer and his team are ready to wow savvy steak-loving New Yorkers with carefully sourced and deliciously prepared meats (and [...]

Roof to Table: 10 Rooftop Restaurant Gardens

Happy Earth Day! In honor of the 44th year of putting the green back into the globe, we present 10 restaurants with their own rooftop gardens. Diners can savor the super-freshly grown flavor just hours after these hyper-local fruits, vegetables, and herbs were harvested by restaurant staffers. While rooftop gardens cannot provide a restaurant with all [...]

Calling All Chefs: Top Chef Season 12 Auditions in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles + NYC

Season 11 of Top Chef just wrapped (Congrats, Nicholas Elmi!), but we’re already looking forward to the next mouthwatering competition. If you’ve always aspired to compete on the show that has helped usher in the next generation of America’s best chefs, come on down! Casting calls for season 12 of Top Chef are being held [...]

Dining Poll: Is California Doing the Right — or Wrong — Thing in Banning Foie Gras?

On July 1, 2012, the state of California will ban the sale of foie gras products. As you may imagine, many chefs are outraged, animal-rights activists are overjoyed, and diners are caught in the crosshairs. What are your thoughts on the controversial ban of this controversial ingredient? Weigh in on today’s poll!   Do you [...]

Quebec Wants Chefs; Final Resting Places of Famous Foodies; Allergy-Friendly Dining App; Chef Fitness Tips + How Many Courses Are Too Many?

Restaurant and food news from around the three dubs… * Of courses. How many are too many? Don’t ask me. I’m a the-more-the-merrier diner. [Clean Plate Charlie] * I don’t want to be buried in a chefs’ cemetery. I don’t want to be buried at all, but that’s a whole other conversation. But, you can tour [...]

Chefs Serving ‘Trash’; The Great Culinary School Debate; Ad Rock Gets His ‘Just Desserts’; Diners Still Have a Taste for Tasting Menus, Not Over-the-Top Entrees

* Should you go to culinary school to become a top chef? [Time] * No, you should not go to culinary school to become a top chef. [LA Times] * In fact, please don’t. [Eater] * Trash. It’s what’s for dinner. But, only if you think of carrot and cauliflower greens as trash. [The New [...]