Event – CO-OP at Hotel on Rivington Grand Opening MAY19


L: CO-OP roll, R: Espresso Creme Brulee Napoleon

UPDATE: We were lucky enough to be invited to the Friends & Family to get a preview of their menu selections.  The awesome desserts are courtesy of Mame Sow from Spot fame. These are the same guys that brought you the Pop Art Pop Up Restaurant. Here was our recap of that event. MORE PICS FROM F&F Continue reading

Event – Kings of Pastry @ Brooklyn Museum MAY26 – we’ll be there


Chocolatier Jacques Torres and filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus in person!

Kings of Pastry takes audiences behind the scenes of a never-before-filmed event, France’s prestigious Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition. BUY TIX Continue reading

Event – What Happens When Popup – Female Chef Dinner Series APR-OCT

Thx to Eater for this…

2011_03_whwladies.jpgWhat Happens When, chef John Fraser’s temporary restaurant installation now in its third “movement”, is trying something new for the rest of the year. Starting on April 11 and running through October, the restaurant will host a weekly Monday night dinner seriesfeaturing female chefs, female pastry chefs, and female sommeliers. The series is meant to “showcase and celebrate the talented women in the hospitality industry” by allowing them to “experiment and reach beyond the dishes, desserts and wines that diners would expect in their respective restaurants.” Girl power! (Men who need to reach beyond what they do need not apply.)

The price will still be $58 for a three course menu (plus $38 with wine pairings), but 20% of the net sales will go to the charity of the chef’s choice. Check out the list of participating chefs below and please do get in the comments to discuss the idea of celebrating female talent in this way and what it says about gender in NYC kitchens. Continue reading