Top Chef Season 8 Episode 3: Gang of Four Sends Two Packing

Chef Ed Cotton is still on a special secret assignment this week, but, once again, we’re fortunate to have a guest chef correspondent lending a hand. From the second season of Top Chef Masters, Chef Carmen Gonzalez joins us! Chef Gonzalez shared exclusively with OpenTable that she is currently the national chef ambassador for BACARDI […]

James Beard Foundation Awards 2010 Winners: Congratulations!

Earlier this week, the James Beard Foundation announced the winners of their prestigious awards for 2010. They include: BEST NEW RESTAURANT: * Marea, New York, New York Chef/Partner: Michael White; Partner: Chris Cannon OUTSTANDING CHEF AWARD: * Tom Colicchio, Craft and Colicchio & Sons OUTSTANDING PASTRY CHEF AWARD * Nicole Plue, Redd, Yountville, California OUTSTANDING […]

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, […]

Best of New York Food 2010: New York Magazine Annoints the Elite

It may only be March, but it’s never too early for a list! After all, who wants to wait until December to learn what the best New York restaurants of the year are? Find out now, and start dining out at these notable eateries, courtesy of New York Magazine‘s Best of New York Food for […]