Jose Andres


Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Heirloom Tomatoes

Tomato-eating season has started, bringing with it some of the yummiest heirloom varieties you’ll find — Black Krim, Green Zebra, Purple Cherokee, Valenica, oh my! Typically defined as open-pollinated tomato cultivars, heirloom tomatoes are known for being much more flavorful than standard-issue supermarket (blech!) tomatoes — and more beautiful. They do have their own limitations, [...]

Eight Dishes That Should Be 86′d; Caveman Cuisine; An iPhone As Dinner Date; Ellen and Lady Gaga to Open Eateries; Best New Restaurants in Canada

Dining and restaurant news… * Give me liberty. The Liberty Tavern, that is. That’s where President Obama dined with four fortunate supporters last week. [Obama Foodorama] * Your time is gonna come. And by come, the HuffPost foodies mean go, for these eight played-out dishes. [HuffPost Food] * So easy a caveman could eat it! [...]

Printers as Chef; Chicago’s The Pump Room Returns; Restaurants Will Save Our Fish; Rayner Mad Over G9 Manifesto; Chef Sedlar Returns; Lakshmi Bores

Dining and restaurant news… * Fishing for answers. Restaurants may hold the key to the sustainable seafood movement. [Forest Grove News Times] * Meet chef Hewlett Packard. Printers can now make food. I’m not kidding. [SmartPlanet] * Pump up the volume. Iconic Chicago restaurant The Pump Room is ready for its close up — and [...]

Cakeage Fees Explained; Licenses Not Music to Restaurant Owners’ Ears; Kids Under 18 Banned at Restaurant; Insects Are Sustainable, But Are They Tasty?

* Cakeage fees are climbing down under. To $10! As you may have guessed, diners aren’t happy. [Sydney Morning Herald] * Please don’t stop the music. Although, it might be cheaper if restaurants did just that. [WRAL] * Tweeting out. How social media is serving restaurants. [Sacramento Press] * Much depends on dinner. Which is [...]

Chef José Andrés Shares a Recipe and Memories of Cooking with His Mother

A native of Spain, lauded culinary superstar José Andrés is chef/owner of ThinkFoodGroup, the team responsible for Washington’s popular and award-winning dining concepts Jaleo, Zaytinya, Oyamel, Café Atlántico and the critically-acclaimed minibar by josé andrés, as well as Los Angeles’ exciting award-winning destination, The Bazaar by José Andrés, part of the SLS Hotel at Beverly [...]

James Beard Foundation Awards Nominees 2010: Congratulations!

The list of James Beard Foundation Awards nominees for 2010 has been released. Congratulations to everyone whose hard work and great talents have been recognized by the industry’s most prestigious organization. The winners will be announced on May 3, 2010, but there aren’t any losers in this round-up. Nominees include: BEST NEW RESTAURANT * Bibou, [...]

Chef Watch: Scott Conant Heads North; Joey Campanaro Heads West; Charlie Palmer Refuses to Head to San Francisco, and More

* The Boston Herald spotlights local chefs Oscar Alvarez of Via Matta and Guillermo Machado of Lala Rokh along with Shelley Som, general manager of Beacon Hill Bistro, who have worked their way to the top at some of Boston’s top restaurants. [Boston Herald] * José Andrés (The Bazaar by José Andrés, Zaytinya) talks about [...]

Chef Watch: José Andrés Gets a Prize; The Obamas’ Favorite Chef; Michael Mina’s New Venture, and More

* José Andrés (The Bazaar by José Andrés) will receive the 2010 grand prize from the Vilcek Foundation, “which annually honors the contributions of foreign-born Americans in the areas of art, culture and science” on April 7th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. [Washington Post] * Restaurateur Donatella Arpaia (Mia Donna) can cook. No, [...]

Dining Out on New Year’s: Saving the Best Meal for the Last Day of the Decade

What are you doing on New Year’s Eve? If you’re an OpenTable user, you’re probably dining out. According to a recent survey, more than 60% of respondents are dining out on the last day of the decade. The most popular reservation times are between 7PM and 9PM (so book your tables today!), and the most [...]