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Per Se

  1. the underground gourmet review
    At Madcap Cafe, a Former Fine-Dining Whiz Makes Food She Really Likes to EatIf the food at this Carroll Gardens spot has a theme, it’s things that sound generic and slightly random on paper but taste unexpectedly great.
  2. chef shuffles
    Per Se, After a Rocky Few Years, Names a New ChefCorey Chow has worked at the NoMad, Torrisi Italian Specialties, and, yes, Per Se.
  3. victory
    USA Just Won Gold in the Bocuse d’Or for the First Time EverThanks to Per Se’s Mathew Peters.
  4. drama
    Thomas Keller on the Brutal Per Se Review: ‘It Was Devastating’The chef admits he and his team may have been “complacent.”
  5. Open Letters
    Thomas Keller Posts Public Apology After Horrible Per Se Review“We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standards, but we make mistakes along the way. We are sorry we let you down.”
  6. Coddling
    Fine Dining Is DoomedWhy would young operators deal with the complexities of haute cuisine when there’s plenty of glory — and money — to be had with cheaper restaurants?
  7. The Other Critics
    The New York Times Demoted Thomas Keller’s Per Se All the Way Down“Servers sometimes give you the feeling that you work for them, and your job is to feel lucky to receive whatever you get.”
  8. Good Causes
    Dine Out for a Good Cause During Charlie Trotter DayIt’s actually going all weekend, and you’ll find special dishes at Per Se, TAO Downtown, and Virginia’s.
  9. Wage Concerns
    Thomas Keller’s Per Se Agrees to Pay $500,000 After WithholdingThe restaurant says the confusion stems from “an unintentional oversight.”
  10. Interviews
    Keller and Ladner: Gluten-Free Trailblazers“It’s only going to get more complicated as you deal with more and more allergens.”
  11. Pop-Ups
    Thomas Keller Launches Ad Lib, a ‘Temporary Restaurant’ SpecializingDon’t call it a pop-up.
  12. Temporary Closings
    The French Laundry Served Its Final Dinner for a WhileThomas Keller was working the pass.
  13. Full Fat
    This Rare Butter Costs $49 Per Pound — and It’s Absolutely Worth ItIt’s Thomas Keller’s absolute favorite, for one thing.
  14. News
    Can Thomas Keller Convince New Yorkers to Pay for Restaurant Tickets?The chef has some major changes planned for 2015.
  15. Beer
    Here’s How You Can Get Those $120 Bottles of Black Truffle BeerThere are only 500 bottles up for grabs, and you have to pick it up in Chicago.
  16. Pod People
    Per Se’s Nespresso Renews Debate Over Pod Coffee at Michelin-StarredCare to close out your $600 night with some of the instant stuff?
  17. Truffle Beer
    $120 Truffle Beer Headed to NYC Restaurants“Hand-shaved” black Perigord truffles are the reason for its astronomical price tag.
  18. Health Woes
    City’s Most Renowned Restaurant Not Actually a Filthy Rat HoleAfter a subpar health inspection, Per Se emerges from an administrative tribunal with many of its violations overturned.
  19. Expansions
    Thomas Keller Considering Opening Another New York RestaurantThe chef says a “historic project” is percolating.
  20. Food Safety
    Per Se’s Terrible Health Grade Says More About the DOH Than It Does AboutIt’s clearly not a dirty restaurant.
  21. Grub Guides
    Bundle Up: 25 Stellar Restaurants With Openings TonightAnnisa, Gramercy Tavern, Contra, and more.
  22. West Side
    Hudson Yards Courting Fine-Dining Restaurant, Ramen ShopsGet ready for some grade-A “gourmet voyeurism.”
  23. Planned Service Changes
    The French Laundry and Per Se Are Getting More Expensive Next YearDon’t worry, though, service is still included.
  24. Fowl
    The Dueling Realities of Chicken in AmericaSome chickens feast on scraps from Per Se. But most chickens destroy the planet.
  25. Sued
    Does Adding Mandatory Gratuity Violate City Law?A new lawsuit targets Per Se.
  26. Great Noise Boom
    Platt: Why Restaurants Are Louder Than EverA look at the most disruptive restaurant trend over the past decade.
  27. Leftovers
    Outdoor Seating at the Meatball Shop in Chelsea; Maiden Lane’s SpecialPlus: Preserve24’s unlimited-sangria brunch, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  28. Quote of the Day
    Thomas Keller Is a Picky Eater in C.A., But Not in N.Y.The French Laundry chef hits up a few expected spots, and some that are not.
  29. Etiquette
    Service Included: 11 Restaurants Where Tipping Isn’t CustomaryIncluding Per Se, Next, and Chez Panisse.
  30. Lists
    Here’s the List of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants: Noma Drops toSpain’s El Celler de Can Roca bumped Noma.
  31. Tasting Tyranny
    How ‘Tyrannical’ Are Fine-Dining Restaurants Really? NewFour hours of oppression at Blanca.
  32. Fine Dining
    Wretched Excess: More Writers Complaining About the ‘Tyranny’ ofIt’s time to cool it with the tasting-menus-as-torture pieces.
  33. Restaurant Agenda
    Runner & Stone Aspires to Be All Things to All Carb-CraversThis new Gowanus café from Per Se and Blue Ribbon alums offers traditional French pastries and Italian-influenced salads and pastas.
  34. Chef Shuffle
    Timothy Hollingsworth Leaving the French Laundry; Per Se Sous-Chef Taking OverHollingsworth and David Breeden will work together until the spring.
  35. Videodrome
    Thomas Keller Can Also Watch His Bouchon Kitchens at the Same TimeThe master chef gets all Big Brother.
  36. Empire Building
    All In: Why Do Successful Chefs Risk Their Reputations to Hit It Big in NewIt isn’t about the glory, it’s about the chance to make money all over the country.
  37. Rumor Mill
    Thomas Keller Headed to Miami?It’s still in the rumor stage.
  38. The Other Critics
    Wells and Sutton Take a Shine to Perla; The New Yorker Praises AteraPlus: Sietsema at Parish Hall, Jay Cheshes at Gwynnett St., and more of this week’s restaurant reviews.
  39. Menu Changes
    Per Se Now Offering a Dessert Tasting MenuThe sugar special runs 65 bucks and is only available in the Salon.
  40. Video Feed
    Watch the Country’s Best Chefs Pay Tribute to Thomas KellerYes, Thomas Keller makes his kitchen staff do double-duty as his caddies.
  41. Chef Shuffle
    French Laundry Vet Walter Abrams Will Helm Le Bec-Fin; Talula’s Alum GoingThe French Laundry vet will head Le Bec’s kitchen when the restaurant opens later this spring.
  42. Make a Note
    Turns Out Per Se Doesn’t Actually Have 41 Points From the DOHThe health department just hasn’t updated its website yet.
  43. Service Stories
    DOH Grades Mapped: Now You Can See Exactly Which Restaurants Have Mice [Updated]Turns out Per Se and Loi have some serious violation points.
  44. Brand-zino
    Somewhere Between J.Lo’s Nip Slip and Angie’s Right Leg, There WasThe chef gets some great French Laundry publicity during the Oscar telecast.
  45. chef swaps
    Timothy Hollingsworth on Per Se Stint and Molecular Gastronomy ‘Fad’… and those Big Brother TVs in the kitchen.
  46. Horrible People
    Bad Behavior: Per Se and Empellón Tackle Tacky CustomersDon’t have sex in the bathroom, and please don’t throw up in the dining room.
  47. Front of House
    Server Dishes About Naughty Customers at Keller’s Per Se
  48. Corkage
    NYC Wine Corkage, by the NumbersIf you want to bring your own to these costly restaurants, it’s going to (predictably) cost you some more.
  49. Openings
    Sharlena Fong Opens Semi-Sweet Bakery in DowntownThe former Per Se pastry chef unites with James Gonzalez for their own sweet and savory bakery.
  50. 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.
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