Tag Archive for Jean-Georges Vongerichten

For Jean-Georges, Opening Two Restaurants at Once Yields Mixed Results

Source: Grub Street NY

With its roster of soul-­cleansing juices; its breakfast muffins with uplifting names like “Morning Glory”; and its clean, white, vaguely medicinal décor, Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s much-praised new veggie palace abcV looks like it’s been almost willfully designed by the great chef to set off alarm bells deep in the heart …

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Public Kitchen’s Popcorn-Cheddar Frico Is a Genius Bit of Fusion Snack Food

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Source: Grub Street NY

Thomas McKenna had never had a frico, the Friulian specialty of fried Montasio cheese, before he put one on the menu at Public Kitchen, Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s new restaurant at the Lower East Side’s Public Hotel. But he knew the precise texture and flavor he was going for: that addictive …

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Pete Wells: Vegetables With Benefits at ABCV

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Source: NY Times Food

2 stars | The menu at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s new vegetarian restaurant in the Flatiron district tries to impart “plant-based intelligence.”

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Inside Jean-Georges’ Public Kitchen and Louis, His New Hotel Restaurant and Café

Source: Grub Street NY

Does Jean-Georges Vongerichten sleep? It’s not clear. Last fall, he closed his original restaurant, JoJo, for a year-long overhaul. Earlier this year he opened his vegetarian restaurant abcV, his third in ABC Carpet & Home‘s Union Square store. And in the last two years, he’s had two …

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Even Jean-Georges Vongerichten Has Fallen Under Salt Bae’s Spell

Source: Grub Street NY

Can anyone resist the siren call of the Salt Bae? The Turkish meat chef formerly known as Nusret Gökçe has captivated the world with his sensual salt-sprinkling flair, even wooing Leonardo DiCaprio. Nothing, apparently, can get in his way, as even one of the world’s greatest living chefs, …

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Jean-Georges Restaurant Is 20 Years Old — and It’s Still the Crown Jewel of the Vongerichten Empire

Source: Grub Street NY

Time is often unkind to restaurant fashions of decades past. Like scrunchies and sun-dried tomatoes, what once was trendy can now seem dated. Twenty years ago, when the rest of us were wearing Girbaud jeans, Jean-Georges Vongerichten built a restaurant that seemed — and still seems — almost effortlessly stylish. …

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Vegetarian Restaurant, abcV, Is Now Open

Source: Grub Street NY

After over three years of tinkering with dosas and obsessing over Deepak Chopra’s kitchari recipe, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has finally opened his all-vegetables-all-the-time restaurant, abcV. It might currently be the moment for vegan junk food, but there isn’t a vegetable burger in sight here — much less cashew cheese …

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Meatpacking Mainstay Spice Market to Close at the End of September

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Source: Grub Street NY

It’s the end of an era: Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Phil Suarez’s Spice Market, perhaps the ultimate mid-2000s restaurant, will cease to exist after September 29. Despite its massive size and nightclub feel, the 12-year-old pan-Asian restaurant actually won over many people with its food — New York critic …

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Jean-Georges Vongerichten Will Open His First MeatlessRestaurant in September

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Source: Grub Street NY

Jean-Georges Vongerichten is about to open a vegetarian restaurant, but he’d prefer you didn’t call it that. ‘For me, it sounds like a disease,’ says the chef. ‘I like to call it a vegetable restaurant.’ As such, abcV — the third, and smallest, of Vongerichten’s collaborations with ABC …

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Vongerichten’s JoJo to Undergo Major Revamp This Fall

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Source: Eater NY

Jean-Georges’s first stand-alone restaurant is getting a make-over and a new menu | JoJo, the first restaurant opened by Jean-Georges Vongerichten after his initial four star venture Lafayette in the Drake Hotel, will be changing its identity. The bi-level boîte in a chic brownstone on East 64th Street, which opened in 1991, will close in the fall for six weeks, to undergo a renovation and concept change. “It will be more of a downtown atmosphere in an uptown space,” says Lois Freedman, President of Jean-Georges Management. To that end the company is bringing in architect Thomas Juul-Hansen, who designed Vongerichten’s …

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Off the Menu: Le Coq Rico Captures Essence of a Parisian Poultry Palace

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Source: NY Times Food

Also, Josh Mazza and Steve Laycock opens Belle Shoals; Barneys in Chelsea gains a restaurant; German comfort food at Studio Kraut, and more.

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New York City’s 25 Most Anticipated Winter/Spring Restaurants

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Source: Eater NY

Some of New York’s biggest chefs and restaurateurs have projects that are set to debut over the next six months. Eater’s a guide to the major restaurants opening between now and the beginning of summer includes: abcV, Augustine, Amada, Barano, Bedford & Co., Cafe Altro Paradiso, Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, Dizengoff, Emmmy Squared, Guenter Seeger NY, Indian Accent, La Sirena, Lilia, Made Nice, Pasquale Jones, Pondicheri, Russ & Daughters in the Jewish Museum, Salvation Burger, TEKOÁ NY, and Union Square Cafe 2.0, plus yet-untitled restaurants from Claus Meyer and Gunnar Gíslason, Dan Kluger, Fredrik Berselius, Stephen Starr and Daniel Rose, and Tom Colicchio.

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