Our Style Council convened over lunch recently, and as always they had the inside scoop on what’s trending. Among other things, they turned us on to some of the hidden gems in the dining scene in New York City: the insider hip real-deal Chinese restaurants all over Manhattan.
One of the hottest restaurants in Seattle for a while now has been JuneBaby, in the Ravenna neighborhood. We’d been reading about it for years, and on a recent trip to the city we decided to pay a visit. Because we ourselves are June babies, we felt somewhat obligated to see what all the fuss was about. And there’s been a lot of fuss: earlier this year, chef Edouardo Jordan took home not one, but two James Beard Awards, widely considered the highest honors in the restaurant industry. He was crowned Best Chef: Northwest and JuneBaby earned the award for Best New Restaurant in the country, making Jordan the first African-American ever to win that national category.
Every month, our Food Editor Nicole Douillet shares her top headlines from the world of restaurants, food and wine. Here are her quick news bites for the month of October 2018. Curious about other events in the world of food and drink this month? Click here.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights luxury food, wine, spirits and craft beer festivals around the world in October 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.
Autumn in New York is lionized in the eponymous jazz standard, and its special joys are celebrated in classic films like When Harry Met Sally and Hannah and Her Sisters. Romantics, dreamers, adventurers and wanderers imagine the city at this time of year as the most brilliant place of all. And we can’t say that they’re wrong.