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Chef Shahaf Shabtay to Replace Alex Urena at Fusion Restaurant Tasca Chino

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Most of the Latin dishes are leaving the menu. After nearly a year, Tasca Chino, the Chinese/Latin restaurant on Park Avenue South, will change its chef and concept. Alex Urena will be departing, along with many of his Spanish dishes, and Israeli chef Shahaf Shabtay will take over the range. Shabday, who owns the Asian restaurant SaSaZu in Prague, will increase…

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Hudson Yards Update: 12 Restaurants Still in the Running for 7 Open Spots

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Plus: Danny Meyer still hasn’t inked a deal for any projects at the development. Thomas Keller and developer Related Companies’ Kenneth Himmel have whittled down the contenders for restaurants at Hudson Yards to 12, meaning the final line-up for the mixed-used development may be imminent, according to a report from Bloomberg. Already, Keller’s opening both a steakhouse and an American…

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Disneyland's Famous Churros Never Would Have Happened Without This Man

City Guide Los Angeles March 1, 2016 0 Comments

An examination of one of the park’s most beloved snacks. Ever wondered why California’s Disneyland is positively overrun with delicious, warm churros? Well as it turns out, you essentially have one man — the quiet, affable Jim Lowman — to thank. In this really fun feature from the Disney Examiner team, writer Zeila Edrial focuses on Lowman, a longtime Disneyland Food and…

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Hearth Lightens Up, But Canora Is Still Blasting Heavy Metal Thunder

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Really, twelve dollars for broth?” my companion asked as we looked over the menu at Hearth, Marco Canora’s twelve-year-old restaurant in the East Village. In 2016, the determination of value when it comes to a restaurant dish is indeed a complicated affair. But can a person really put a price on a miracle elixir? In his ossiferous opus Brodo: A…

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