Eric Ripert

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Third Bird's Lucas Almendinger on Multiple Career Paths and Starburst-Glazed Foie Gras

    Each week, we'll interview one of the chefs participating in our2014 Iron Fork competition. On November 6, these six culinary masterminds will go head to head to see who can create the most appetizing and healthful dish using a secret ingredient. Tickets are on sale now Lucas Almendinger, of the ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    10 years of Cosmos at the Graves Hotel: An interview with past and present chefs

    Next Thursday, November 14, Cosmos at the Graves 601 will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with a very special celebratory dinner. Four all-star chefs, each of whom has worked at Cosmos and made major contributions to the kitchen there, have been invited back for this dinner where they will creat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    The Munchies food awards include several local nominees

    The recipe-swap, dinner-inspiration, and food-porn website Tablespoon, recently announced nominees for the Munchies, their first ever People's Choice-style food and restaurant awards. They're  judged by an expert panel that includes hometown star Andrew Zimmern, and the nominees include well-kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    D'Amico Kitchen's Justin Frederick: Chef Chat, Part 1

    The Chambers Hotel, where D'Amico Kitchen is run by chef Justin Frederick.​Justin Frederick, who took over D'Amico Kitchen at Chambers Hotel this summer, became a chef in a simpler, or at least cheaper, time. Comparing himself to recent culinary school graduates who emerge with tens of thousan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Spoonriver's Brenda Langton: Chef Chat, Part 2

    A.J. OlmscheidSpoonriver owner Brenda Langton outside the Mill City Farmers Market​Today we bring you the second part of our chat with longtime Twin Cities restaurateur and chef Brenda Langton. (Here's part 1 if you missed it.) Langton talks more about her upcoming Spoonriver cookbook, the imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    129 cardinal sins of service

    Is there anything Le Bernardin's maƮtre d' missed?

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Preteen food critic gets flak from Le Bernardin chef

    David Fishman, a 12-year-old NYC whizkid food critic faces criticism from the highest echelons of chefdom with grace and aplomb.

  • Restaurants

    December 14, 2005

    Singular Five

    Stewart Woodman's long-awaited solo venture is stylish, costly, and absolutely unique