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This Rising-Star Chef Will Soon Show Off His Modern Filipino Fare in New LA Residency

Click here to read the full article. When a well-respected chef singles out an up-and-comer as someone to watch, you take notice. When a panel of culinary masters who include four Michelin-starred chefs do the same, you need to book your flight. This is the case for chef Geter Atienza, who begins a residency at Abernethy’s at the Music Center in downtown LA on Aug. 10. This unique incubator showcases rising chefs in LA through its Emerging Chef Program; a chef is selected by the restaurant’s culinary advisors, then offered a season-long residency to prove what they can do. Atienza, who made...
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People all over the country now want Italian Beef because of FX’s ‘The Bear’ TV Show

FX‘s The Bear is a very unique and engaging show that takes place in Chicago. The new show’s entire first season is available now on Hulu. It’s about a Michelin Chef who leaves the five-star restaurant he was working at to take over the Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich restaurant his recently-deceased brother left him. There’s a big focus on food in this show…
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How Three-Star Chef Mauro Colagreco Is Revitalizing French Riviera Dining

When in the South of France, few travelers look past the Côte d'Azur's blockbuster towns of St Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Monaco. But hop on the public train that jostles along the coastline, and you'll be amazed by the diversity of the small towns to explore along the way, each with its own unique backstory. Menton, the very last town before you hit the Italian border just three miles away, is one such place and it’s here at his flagship restaurant Mirazur that three-star Michelin chef Mauro Colagreco’s story took root before being propelled onto the world stage as one of the world’s best chefs.

Lead chef will exit Larsen restaurant at Hotel Laguna

The executive chef at the Hotel Laguna restaurant Larsen said he will depart on Friday, less than a year after reopening the oceanfront eatery. Chef Craig Strong said he’s accepted a job offer with Big Canyon Country Club in Newport Beach after a 13-year run in the local restaurant scene. Strong earned a Michelin star in 2008 and 2009 while he was chef de cuisine at what is now The Langham Huntington, Pasadena before bringing his modern French cuisine to Studio at the Montage Laguna Beach.

This New Hamptons Superyacht Cruise Serves Dom Pérignon and Michelin-Star-Level Sushi

Click here to read the full article. Dom Pérignon wants to be your new shipmate. The French Champagne house has teamed up with Michelin three-star chef Masa Takayama to offer guests a lavish gastronomic experience aboard a luxury superyacht in the Hamptons. The 88-foot San Lorenzo vessel–which was customized by Dom, no less–will cruise the waters of Sag Harbor and Montauk throughout the month of August. Designed for up to six guests, each trip begins with a door-to-dock chauffeur service from the Hamptons to either the Sag Harbor Marina or Gurney’s Star Island Marina in Montauk. Once onboard the yacht, guests will...

Why the world’s most famous sushi restaurant lost its Michelin stars

Barack Obama with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe outside Sukiyabashi Jiro © Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images. Getting listed in the Michelin Guide instantly confers a certain cachet on restaurants, so the news that one highly-acclaimed Japanese sushi restaurant has lost its three stars has raised some eyebrows. After all, Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo is considered by many to be the world’s most famous sushi restaurant, and when he was president of the US in 2014, Barack Obama dined there with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, and reportedly said he had enjoyed the best sushi he had ever tasted.
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Michelin-starred chef leaves fine-dining world behind with Ethel's Fancy

Scott Nishiyama's new venture honors his mother and grandmother. For nearly three years, the iconic facade and tiled floors of The Prolific Oven Bakery site in Palo Alto lay vacant, though renovations hinted at the opening of Ethel's Fancy, a restaurant with a notable pedigree. In January 2020, the Foodist...

Inside Claud, the New NYC Wine Bar From a Pair of Michelin Two-Star Restaurant Alums

Click here to read the full article. Some fine dining veterans are ready to get a little more casual, as a pair of Momofuku Ko alums are opening a European-inspired restaurant in the East Village on Tuesday. Claud is the brainchild of chef Joshua Pinsky and wine director Chase Sinzer, who met while working at David Chang’s Michelin two-star tasting-menu spot. Now branching out on their own, they’re hoping to bring the casualness of neighborhood cafés in European capitals such as Paris and London to New York’s downtown scene. Pinsky is translating that into a menu focused on simple cooking that will...

A 10-Seat, Michelin-Starred Sushi Bar Is Coming to Seattle

A sushi bar with just a handful of seats—and a concept that earned a Michelin star in California—is coming to the Denny Triangle–South Lake Union zone. Sushi by Scratch Restaurants will open September 1 and serve a 17-course “new wave” take on omakase. The restaurant...

Rustic Canyon Michelin Star Restaurant in Santa Monica CA [Review]

This is a quick review of our visit to the 1-Michelin starred, Rustic Canyon Restaurant, located in Santa Monica, California. They are a stylish-yet-casual restaurant serving hyper-seasonal, Californian, casual small plates. The restaurant offers indoor dining but also has patios in the front and back of the restaurant. They had...

Don’t Get Too Eager for Michelin Stars to Arrive in Texas

Every year, the prestigious Michelin Guide announces its ratings of restaurants around the world, and Texas feels a twinge of envy. Our state has a glittering dining scene of culinary stars, but Michelin inspectors don’t pass through Texas. Currently the guide covers most of Europe, major cities across East Asia, and a small handful of American markets: New York, Chicago, California, three cities in Florida, and Washington, D.C. A Toronto guide debuts this fall. It’s natural for diners in other markets to wonder when Michelin might arrive.