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Dan Barber

  1. Back of the House
    Dan Barber Loosens His Apron at Monkey Bar“I used to watch the Food Network obsessively when I was a line cook and I’d get home at 2 in the morning.”
  2. Books
    Alice Waters’s New Book Sounds a Lot Like Her Last BookFollowing on her Green Kitchen project, Chef Waters will once again champion the cause of simple cooking, this time with help from star chefs.
  3. Honors
    Dan Barber Adds Another Award to Backyard Honors HeapThe Blue Hill chef is honored by USA Networks and ‘Vanity Fair.’
  4. Back of the House
    Chefs Tell Cautionary Tales of Doing What They LoveDan Barber, Tom Colicchio, André Soltner, and Jacques Torres discuss their jobs at the 92Y.
  5. Food Politics
    Dan Barber Addresses DavosHe’s the only chef this year, and will discuss science and technology, agriculture, and food.
  6. Quote of the Day
    In Defense of Foie GrasDan Barber on the controversial issue.
  7. Presidential Eats
    Marcus Samuelsson May Make Rare White House Kitchen CameoIt’s said the chef has been tapped to cook at a state dinner.
  8. Video Feed
    Eric Ripert Cooks Like His GrandmaThis week on ‘Avec Eric,’ the chef practices food traditions.
  9. Meat Market
    Dan Barber Raising Humane VealThe Blue Hill chef calls grass-and-milk-fed veal “the most flavorful in the world.”
  10. Beef
    Dan Barber Blames Tomato Blight on Home GardenersThey’ve “set the stage for the worst local tomato harvest in memory,” he writes.
  11. Not at the Green Market
    Fungus Attacks TomatoesEast Coast tomatoes are succumbing to a late blight.
  12. Foodievents
    Two Food Festivals That Haven’t Been Rammed Down Your ThroatA walking tour with Ruth Reichl, another burger competition, and chefs galore.
  13. Presidential Eats
    Dan Barber Respects Holy Trinity of Bruni, Waters, and ObamaBut he has something to say about organic hot dogs and the restaurant HE would’ve taken the Obamas to.
  14. Presidential Eats
    Obamas at Blue Hill: Michelle Sips Martinis, Barack Goes for WineAnd Amanda Hesser is annoyed that Michelle doesn’t miss cooking at home.
  15. Executive Dinners
    Date Night With the Obamas: Dinner at Blue Hill?We’re hearing that Washington Place is blocked off RIGHT NOW while the First Couple enjoys a pre-theater meal.
  16. Foodievents
    Food, Inc.: The Brooklocavore Premiere!The movie’s hipster-friendly Brooklyn premiere comes complete with cupcakes and pickles.
  17. The New York Diet
    Dan Barber Eats Steak With Michelle Obama, Sneaks Asparagus Into Burritos“Before the ride home, I reach for sweets, like handfuls of petits fours or café cookies.”
  18. Big Thinkers
    Barber, Pollan Get Behind Latest Locavore FlickA new film brings farmer-minded dinners, a panel discussion, and of course a “call to action.”
  19. The Other Chefs
    James Beard Winners RevealedThe night’s top winners.
  20. Food Politics
    Dan Barber Makes Time 100Is he a scientist or a thinker?
  21. Locavoraciousness
    ‘Gourmonsters’ Finally Mail Letter to ObamaAnd begin serving a “Yes We Can” cocktail.
  22. Awards
    Humble in VictoryDan Barber was fixing a sewer pipe when he got good news about the Beard awards.
  23. Food Politics
    Dan Barber May Make Time 100 Even If They Misprint His AgeCast your votes so he doesn’t lose to candidates like … Hugh Jackman.
  24. Foodievents
    Sustainable-Food Benefit Forgoes MeatEd Norton, Alice Waters, and Dan Barber turn out for Harvard’s Center for Health and the Global Environment.
  25. Presidential Eats
    Yet Another Locavore Group Hounds ObamaMario Batali and others have signed a letter to the White House.
  26. Beef
    Bourdain Tempers Criticism of Alice Waters, Feedbag Piles It OnTony respects Alice Waters, but she ‘says some stupid shit sometimes.’
  27. Top Chef
    Adam Platt Actually Half-Liked Crop ChefPlus, our favorite critic responds to Toby Young.
  28. Food Politics
    Concoct Faux Foie Gras, Collect $10,000PETA is offering chefs a $10,000 prize for vegetarian foie gras.
  29. Food Porn
    Pinup LocavoresA new calendar features Hudson Valley purveyors.
  30. Food Politics
    Can the Guy From Stone Barns Be Secretary of Agriculture?A closer look at a proposed nominee.
  31. Going for Goldfarb
    On the Matter of Will Goldfarb’s Whereabouts (WillAbouts?)…The molecular gastronomist is working on a new project.
  32. TV Land
    Programming NoteDan Barber and Daniel Boulud will appear on ‘Nightline.’
  33. Mediavore
    Children Invade Shake Shack UWS; Street-Food Catering Business?Plus: New York beer bars and the line chefs’ favorite restaurant, in our morning news roundup.
  34. Recipes
    Dan Barber Spreads the Garden Gospel to Home CooksFirst, e-mail the chef. Then, enter his contest.
  35. Fop Chef
    ‘Esquire’ Dresses Up Dan Barber and Marco Pierre WhiteAndré Balazs and Vikram Chatwal get fixed up, too.
  36. Good Reads
    The Premiere Issue of ‘Edible Manhattan,’ Page by Page‘Edible Brooklyn’’s Gotham counterpart covers everything from locally foraged ginkgo nuts to urban beekeeping to the joys of NYC tap.
  37. NewsFeed
    Gourmet Institute to Give Food & Wine Festival a Run for Its MoneyWith talks from David Chang, Daniel Boulud, and seemingly every other chef in the city.
  38. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Is Over, and Adam Platt Can RestJustice is served, with braised pistachios.
  39. NewsFeed
    Ruhlman Praises Barber As a Voice to Be HeededFor Michael Ruhlman, there’s one chef that needs to be heard, and that’s Dan Barber.
  40. NewsFeed
    Ethically Raised Geese Make for Dan Barber’s Fave Foie GrasDan Barber of Blue Hill at Stone Barns says the best foie gras he’s ever tasted comes from a farm that doesn’t force-feed its geese.
  41. NewsFeed
    New York Looking Good for Beard Awards 2008Who’s the best chef in New York?
  42. Mediavore
    Fake Butter Harming Chefs?; Crave Ceviche Bar Closed by Crane AccidentA federal investigation is under way in New York’s kitchens to measure the hazards cooks face when handling an ingredient in artificial butter that is known to cause tissue damage. [Seattle Post Intelligencer] Frank Bruni thinks Thomas Keller should just stick to what he knows and avoid this casual-dining nonsense he puts on at Ad Hoc. [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Sexy British TV chef Nigella Lawson has reportedly put on some weight, with one catty source saying, “The result is a butt like a Budweiser horse.” [NYP]
  43. Back of the House
    Eating the Last Supper We’re not much for coffee-table books, but the forthcoming My Last Supper is so shockingly weird, and shockingly good, that we would consider buying it. “What would your last meal be?” is a popular question for chefs, but the answers here are far better than you would expect. (Masa Takayama wants to cook for Orthodox Jews; Wylie Dufresne would eat vegetables “just to placate my mom.”)
  44. Neighborhood Watch
    Calling All Casseroles; Jonathan Waxman to Cook Southern on the UWSGreenpoint: Casserole fanatic turned cookbook author Emily Farris is hosting a cook-off at Brooklyn Label on October 16. Register now! [Brooklyn Based] Midtown East: The Tao formula should fit right in on Lincoln Road in South Beach. [Down by the Hipster] Tribeca: Bubby’s owner Ron Silver is finally giving up his pie recipes in a cookbook out this month. [NYS] Upper West Side: Barbuto chef-partner Jonathan Waxman turns to southern fare this fall when he opens Madaleine Mae on Columbus Avenue at 82nd Street. [NYT] West Village: In comparing Bay Area restaurant trends to those in New York, critic Michael Bauer concedes: Blue Hill chef Dan Barber “does Chez Panisse one better by growing most of the food at his farm in Hudson Valley.” [Between Meals/San Francisco Chronicle]
  45. Mediavore
    Boulud Settles Discrimination Suit; Ramsay Has His Day in CourtDaniel Boulud gives in and settles his discrimination suit, agreeing to pay off the plaintiffs, give his busboys and runners a raise, make his managers take sensitivity training, and set up standards and procedures for promotion. [NYT] Related: Daniel Under Attack! (Again) A court hearing later today will rule whether Gordon Ramsay faked scenes during his infamous “rescue” of Dillons restaurant. [Fox News] Blue Hill’s Dan Barber loves Lupa, Noodletown, and the “secret gem” greenmarket on West 97th Street. [Gothamist]
  46. NewsFeed
    Urgent All Points Bulletin for Spring Vegetables You don’t have to look far to see spring vegetables on menus all over New York. But look for local spring vegetables, and you may find they’re AWOL. Unseasonal weather has put the kibosh on many area sources, and for chefs that pride themselves on local ingredients, it’s a problem.
  47. Mediavore
    A Haute Barnyard Ethics Crisis; KFC Rats Hit the Big TimeElaine Kaufman, the beloved proprietress of actor hangout Elaine’s, has seen a lot of Oscar parties and talks about them in this Q&A. [NYDN] An Haute Barnyard ethics crisis: Blue Hill’s Dan Barber on the day he added almond oil to his carrots. [NYT] Related: The Haute Barnyard Hall of Fame [Grub Street] The rats running around that KFC-Taco Bell have become a tourist attraction. [NYT] Related: Oh, Rats [Daily Intel]
  48. Back of the House
    Wall Street Loves Agribiz; Did the ‘Times’ Dig for Dirt on a HaplessDid the Times send a private eye after a chef sued them for having suggested he was a druggie? [NYP] Restaurant Week is the “Woodstock of the culinary world,” a wondrous opportunity that no one should let slip by. So says Drew Nieporent’s brother, anyway. [NYDN] Wall Street investors are stampeding each other to invest in agribusiness commodities. And that is making some corn and cattle producers very, very nervous. [NYT]