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Per Se

  1. Gastronomics
    Gastronomics: How Chefs Learned to Monetize Veggie PedigreesFelix Salmon looks at how the rise of bespoke produce gave restaurants the opportunity to sell relatively inexpensive ingredients at premium prices.
  2. Gratitude
    Aw, Shucks: Island Creek to Thank Per Se Staff With Impromptu Raw BarIsland Creek is psyched about their ‘Times’ mention.
  3. Gastronomics
    Gastronomics: Exactly How Much Do People Spend at New York’s TopA new online tool helps Felix Salmon look at precisely how much New York’s diners are spending.
  4. Other Cities
    Sam Sifton Signs Off, Calls Per Se the Best Restaurant in New YorkThe French Laundry spinoff gets its four stars renewed.
  5. Waxing Poetic
    Some Things Per Se and Its Food Are Like, According to Sam SiftonIt’s an Aria! It’s a Greek god!
  6. Zagat
    Zagat 2012 Covets Le Bernardin, Ai Fiori, Per Se, and a Couple of Cheapies TooApparently, there’s this really good seafood restaurant called Le Bernardin.
  7. The Other Critics
    Is Sam Sifton Fixing to Re-Review Per Se?He’s been spotted there a few times, and the ‘Times’ sent a photog over.
  8. Sneak Peeks
    Keller Tweets First Shot of London’s French Laundry Pop-UpIt’s a blue door!
  9. Pond-Hopping
    Keller Will Take the French Laundry to EnglandIt will be a ten-day pop-up in Harrods.
  10. What to Eat
    There Is Some Very Fancy Lobster Swimming Around TownA shipment of rare Fourchu lobster has hit town, and the supply is running out fast. Here’s how to find the Wagyu beef of the sea.
  11. Lists
    So, Which Restaurants Have the Best … Doors?Designer David Rockwell has got some thoughts.
  12. Crime Scenes
    Suspected Picasso Thief Mark Lugo Had Another Picasso in His N.J.The former Per Se staffer had other valuable artworks adorning the walls of his Hoboken apartment.
  13. Crime Scenes
    Former Per Se Employee Suspected in San Francisco Picasso TheftThe suspect has worked at both BLT Fish and Per Se.
  14. Interviews
    Thomas Keller Has a System for Watching American Idol, Craves“This is my first year being really into it … I DVR each episode so that I can fast forward through Randy Jackson, J.Lo, and Steven what’s-his-name.”
  15. Lists
    Noma Still the Best Restaurant in the World; French Laundry SnubbedThe winners (and a notable loser) from this year’s S. Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards.
  16. Crises
    This Global Food Crisis Is Still a Bummer for Grub Street’s LunchBut at least we can get our Hoomoos Asli Health Sandwich now, even if it does come with a $2 “eggplant surcharge.”
  17. Noise Control
    How Loud Is Per Se?Decibel readings at several restaurant.
  18. Master Chefs
    Michel Bras on Apple Seeds, His Favorite New York Restaurants, and People“The palette of expression is phenomenal, and that’s the first thing you find in the garbage.”
  19. Price Check
    Benu Does $500 Dinner, French Laundry Raises PricesThe regular tasting menu at Benu will run you $270 including wine, the same price the Laundry just went up to.
  20. Price Check
    Per Se Hikes PricesFrom $135 to $295 in five years.
  21. Now Hiring
    Working at Per Se: ‘It’s Like You’re Derek Jeter’How many résumés come in and who actually gets hired?
  22. Nonstaurants
    Thomas Keller to Open London Pop-Up Inside HarrodsBut he’s in no hurry to open a real, live restaurant there.
  23. Mediavore
    NOW Targets Hooters; Angelina Jolie Loves Spanish FoodThe National Organization for Women wants to protect children from booty shorts, while we pray the Hollywood Star doesn’t go on the road with Mario Batali.
  24. Mediavore
    Study: Even With Soda Tax Kids Will Be Fat; Germany Pledges Millions to BattlePlus windowsill gardening could be a boon to fresh food-deprived urban areas, and Angelina Jolie digs Spanish food, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Interviews
    Sofia Coppola: Burgeoning Wine Expert?“I was a little kid and stomped on some grapes, and they bottled it and called it Lafitte Sofia.”
  26. Slideshows
    A Look at Red Medicine’s Reimagined Vietnamese Cooking, Now Open on WilshireThe Per Se and Alinea vet finally opens his “homage to our favorite little Vietnamese spot” and it’s worth the wait.
  27. Health Concerns
    Hey, Did You Know That Tasting Menus Are Super-Calorific?In fact, some of them exceed the USDA’s suggested daily allowance.
  28. Mediavore
    Back Bay A Temporary Swamp; L’Chaim Vodka Sells Other Hanukkah SpiritsPlus, Thomas Keller rolls out $835 meals this week, and much more all in our morning news round-up.
  29. Trouble Filling the Books
    Per Se Realizes New Yorkers Can Be Kind of Flaky, Changes Reservation PolicyThe restaurant will now only take reservations one month out.
  30. The Other Critics
    Sifton Enjoys the Lavo Scene; Sietsema Falls for Flushing JointPlus: Ed Levine enjoys “American food with a New York point of view” at Riverpark, and Ryan Sutton hunts for white truffles, and more, in our weekly roundup of restaurant reviews.
  31. Coming Soon
    FarmShop’s Finally Coming In The Next Few WeeksJeff Cerciello’s super-sourced, Brentwood bucolic will open with executive chef Joshua Drew in the kitchen.
  32. Party Chat
    Thomas Keller Will Gladly Wear a Superman Cape If a Domineering Woman Tells HimThe French Laundry and Per Se chef talks about accessibility, superheroes, and what he likes to eat.
  33. Interviews
    Interview: Jordan Kahn Offers An Early Dose of Red MedicineDespite the growing hype, the chef is more concerned with feeding his hard-working peers.
  34. Protests
    Commerce Is Latest to Get Pâté Police’s Message Rammed Down ItsA protest is planned for this evening.
  35. The New York Diet
    Miss USA Rima Fakih Gets Takeout From Per Se, Splurges on Shake Shack“One of our talent managers was like, ‘You can’t lose any more weight, because we can’t shrink the dress any more.’ So I was like, ‘I can afford it,’ and got the burger. “
  36. Slideshow
    Take a Peek at M Restaurant’s New Menu OfferingsM’s new chef launched his new menus this week.
  37. Chef Shuffle
    M Restaurant Gets a New ChefOutgoing chef Pascual Cancelliere is focusing on opening his own restaurant.
  38. Mediavore
    Benno Needs a Restaurant Name; Cook-off at Rikers IslandPlus: food activists unimpressed with Monsanto, and pretzels: so hot right now, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. Openings
    Brit Gastropub Waterloo & City Opens Tonight in Culver CityChef Brendan Collins unveils his British gastropub for dinner.
  40. Beef
    Thomas Keller’s Feathers Are Unruffled by Foie Gras ProtestersThe Per Se chef is the latest to face criticism from the the Animal Protection and Rescue League.
  41. Lists
    Alinea Named Seventh Best Restaurant in the WorldThe Chicago restaurant was the top rated American restaurant in The S. Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010
  42. Interviews
    Thomas Keller Rejects Celebrity Chefdom“We fall into this trap of having to have celebrities.”
  43. Menu Changes
    Skeen Denies 5 & Diamond Departure, Introduces Brunch and Tasting MenusPlus, more words for Joe Doe.
  44. Chef Shuffle
    Pastry Chef Sharlena Fong Exits Nickel DinerFormer Water Grill and Bastide pastry chef Koa Duncan might take her place.
  45. Personalities
    Thomas Keller ‘Would Love to Do a Bouchon Brooklyn’But will it actually happen?
  46. Empire Building
    Keller Would Do an Ad Hoc, But Not a Per Se in L.A. (Plus: Keller in Brooklyn?)Is Thomas Keller done with fine dining?
  47. Oenofile
    The Best Kosher Wine on the Market Is Made By a Guy Who Didn’t Go to HebrewJeff Morgan’s Covenant cabernet is served at The French Laundry and Per Se.
  48. Mediavore
    When Michelle Obama Speaks, Kraft Listens; Is Portland the Food Truck Capital?Major food companies make changes with inspiration from Michelle Obama and an Oregon city might have L.A. beat on food trucks.
  49. Openings
    The Preopening Hype for Jonathan Benno’s Post–Per Se Restaurant HasAnd yet, it doesn’t even have a name.
  50. Personalities
    Thomas Keller Serves BLTs Because He Loves BMWsPlus, Keller prepares for Jonathan Benno’s departure from Per Se.
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