Dish : May 2003


Saturday, May 31, 2003

Our main venue this week is Beppe, a new Italian restaurant located in Manhattan's Flat Iron district. Guests include Filmmaker Nora Ephron, and writers Ruth Reichl and Calvin Trillin.


New Orleans Jazz at Craft

Saturday, May 24, 2003

Jazzman Wynton Marsalis, New Orleans columnist Lolis Eric Ely, and chef-owner of Prune, Gabrielle Hamilton, talk about improvisation and creativity with host Ed Levine during a meal at Craft in the Flatiron District.


Istria Comes To Queens

Saturday, May 17, 2003

Ed Levine explores the food of Istria with actor Ron Rifkin, playwright Robbie Bates, chef Lydia Bastianitch and Lincoln Center casting director Daniel Swee as they dine at the Rudar Club, an Istrian Social Club in Astoria, Queens.


Peter Luger

Saturday, May 10, 2003

Peter Luger's has been home to the greatest porterhouse in the city for more than a hundred years. The Foreman family hand-selects their steak during their daily visits to the wholesale meat market and then ages it for what tastes like 3 months (they won¹t say for how long).



Five Points

Saturday, May 03, 2003

About the guests:
Mark Linn Baker appears in the upcoming Broadway production of "A Year with Frog and Toad" at the Cort Theatre, and is also a co-owner of the West Bank

Willie Reale wrote the book and lyrics for "A Year with Frog and Toad", and met ...