Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Friday, April 04, 2014
Chefs Alfred Portale, of Gotham Bar and Grill, and Bill Telepan, of Telepan and the new Telepan Local, talk about the Gotham Bar and Grill’s 30th anniversary and to discuss what makes a restaurant last for decades in NYC. To celebrate the longevity and many achievements of Gotham Bar and Grill, the restaurant is offering, among other things, the GOTHAM30 Menu Series developed in collaboration with chefs Bill Telepan, Tom Colicchio, Thomas Keller, Jonathan Waxman and Daniel Boulud.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
By Stephen Nessen : Reporter, WNYC News
An anonymous donor who goes by the name "Robin Hood 702" has brought in a White House chef and the executive chef at of Rao's in East Harlem to cook a special Christmas dinner for 200 to 300 people at the New York City Rescue Mission in Chinatown.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
WNYC host Leonard Lopate kicked off the series "Lopate and Locavores" with a panel of former and current NYC restaurant wait staff who shared insider tips and tales of what it's like to be on the other side of the dining table. Catch the video!
Monday, September 16, 2013
This week we're kicking off Food Fridays series, and to whet your appetite, we're sharing a conversation from last spring. In May, hundreds of WNYC listeners joined Leonard Lopate in the Great Hall of Cooper Union for a conversation with three great French chefs. Jacques Pepin, Daniel Boulud and Eric Ripert talked about falling in love with cooking in France and then finding their way to fame and fortune in America’s kitchens.
Hear Daniel Boulud describe his love of baby eels (a delicacy that’s gotten very expensive). Eric Ripert shares that his nickname when he was an apprentice was “Blue Shoulders.” And don’t miss Jacques Pepin’s fantastic Julia Child impression!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
By Jane Black
New York has long been the place for chefs who want to make a name for themselves in the culinary world.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Eddie Huang, the chef and co-owner of Baohaus and one of the food world's more colorful characters, was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently. He talked about his memoir, Fresh Off the Boat, and he also told what he's been listening to...and his favorite comfort food. (We have to say, it sounds pretty good.)
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Last week New York Times writer Jeff Gordinier wrote about the rise of gourmet food at music fests - and made his prediction for a “gastronomic Summer of Love.” That prompted Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan to post an expletive-laced screed about 20-somethings who “think The Meatball Shop is akin to Run DMC.” Today, the two face off in our studio over the growing influence of foodie culture in music.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Today, we find out what some of New York’s hottest chefs listen to while they cook. And, New York Times food writer Jeff Gordinier and chef Jesse Schenker of the West Village restaurant Recette explain the role that music plays in menus, dining areas, and even hiring. Plus, we ask you for your kitchen and dining room soundtracks.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Italian chef and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich talks about her new PBS special, "Lidia Celebrates America." She celebrates Christmas day at a Mexican American restaurant in San Antonio, dines at a Passover Seder, visits San Francisco during the Chinese New Year and hosts a traditional Italian American dinner on Christmas Eve.
Friday, August 19, 2011
Ferran Adrià, head chef at legendary restaurant El Bulli and creator of "culinary foam," and Lisa Abend, journalist and author of the new book The Sorcerer's Apprentices: A Season in the Kitchen at Ferran Adrià's El Bulli, discuss the culinary movement Adrià began and the kitchen culture at El Bulli.