Ryan Skeen Sticks His Finger in Sweetiepie


A couple of weeks after Ryan Skeen officially ceded power to David Santos at 5 & Diamond, it’s been announced that the former Irving Mill and Allen & Delancey chef’s new gig (as a consultant) is at Sweetiepie. It’s an unlikely pairing — a self-consciously saccharin eatery gets a chef who’s been photographed doing keg stands and hoisting pig carcasses? Skeen’s new menu (a revamp of Sweetiepie’s classic American fare) was installed over the weekend, and desserts sourced from his ex-wife Melissa Walnock (expect pound cake and beignets) are to follow.