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Riad Nasr

  1. what's old is new again
    Frenchette’s Chefs Have Taken Over a Legendary Uptown BistroLee Hanson and Riad Nasr are revamping Le Veau d’Or (and they’re keeping the tripe).
  2. restaurant review
    Frenchette’s Confident Takes on Timeworn Classics Brim With Creativity, FinesseThe menu is filled with carefully rendered dishes drawn from the old French canon, which others might consider too quirky, expensive, or laborious.
  3. openings
    Keith McNally’s Former Head Chefs Open Frenchette in TribecaGet ready for rotisserie lobster, steak of the day, and plenty of natural wine.
  4. fall preview 2017
    Frenchette Will Be a Fresh Start for Two Former Keith McNally ChefsAfter years of building the McNally brand, Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr want to establish their own.
  5. Keith McNally’s All-Star Chefs Plot Tribeca RestaurantLee Hanson and Riad Nasr are returning from hiatus.
  6. Chef Shuffle
    Ex-Balthazar Chefs Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr Will Take Over El QuijoteThe restaurant turns 85 next year.
  7. Chef PSA
    Ex-Balthazar Chef Riad Nasr Plans ‘Little Break’ From CookingHe’s been working nonstop for twenty years.
  8. Chef Shuffle
    Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr to Part Ways With Keith McNallyThe co-executive chefs at Balthazar and Minetta Tavern are leaving the restaurants.
  9. How Do You Make That?
    How to Make the Sticky-Toffee Pudding From Schiller’sYou requested it!
  10. Empire Building
    What to Expect From Di Fara, LaFrieda, White, Carmellini, and More at La GuardiaJason Denton of ‘ino is also involved and looking for another spot in Williamsburg.
  11. Chef Shuffle
    Balthazar Gets New ToqueA Payard alum moves into the kitchen.
  12. TV Land
    Minetta Tavern Team Test-Runs Black Label Sliders on MarthaRecipes for the Tavern’s roast chicken and sides, too.
  13. Terminal Cases
    Chefs, Bloomberg Christen JetBlue’s Food Court of the FutureSee photos from Terminal 5’s soft opening.
  14. NewsFeed
    First Look: Inside JetBlue’s Food CourtWe’ve scored renderings of what might become the most exclusive restaurants in Queens.
  15. NewsFeed
    Our JetBlue-Airport Dreams Come TrueBistro from the Balthazar guys and tapas from Tía Pol’s Alex Raij … all coming to the JetBlue terminal.
  16. VideoFeed
    Our Valentine’s Day Present to You: Balthazar Chefs in Their Bathrobes We’ve always dreamed of scoring one of the très elegant jackets that Balthazar waiters wear (hint, hint, guys), but on a recent Martha Stewart Show, Balth chefs Lee Hanson and Riad Nasr modeled an even more stylish item — Balthazar bathrobes! (“We were going to wear teddies, but it would not have been good for ratings,” a handlebar-mustached Lee Hanson quips.) If you want to make your V-Day date a pretty mean breakfast in bed tomorrow, check out the clip in which the boys demonstrate “the French take on breakfast burritos.” Just pretend not to notice the amount of butter that goes into this dish.
  17. Neighborhood Watch
    Prepare to Pose With Dumplings in the East VillageEast Village: Pose with your favorite dumpling! The Rickshaw Dumpling Bar opening on East 8th Street will feature a black-and-white photo booth. [Eat for Victory/VV] Hell’s Kitchen: Burgers and Cupcakes has opened Mitchel London Pizza next door. [Eater] Lower East Side: Sam Mason may have plans to serve brown-butter whiskey at Tailor. [Down by the Hipster] Soho: Yes, that is a yo-yo in the pocket of Balthazar executive chef Riad Nasr, and he plays with it between platings. [Downtown Express] West Village: Pinkberry accused of seeking world domination for plans to open not just a new location on Sixth Avenue, but two others in the city in addition its four already thriving stores. [Gothamist]