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Fine Dining

  1. field notes
    Who Wants Caviar at a Time Like This?Fine dining confronts a perilous new threat: irrelevance.
  2. restaurant review
    Benno Is Technically Precise, Anti-Fad, and Refreshingly RefinedFormer Per Se and Lincoln chef Jonathan Benno finds his own culinary voice at his eponymous restaurant at the Evelyn Hotel.
  3. rip
    The Life and Legacy of Alain Senderens, the ‘Picasso of French Cooking’The celebrated chef passed away this week at the age of 77.
  4. interviews
    The New Chef at NYC’s Most Luxurious Italian Restaurant Plans to Shake Things UpMelissa Rodriguez is ready to step into her role atop the city’s fine-dining scene.
  5. insights
    Why One of the Country’s Best Pastry Chefs Turned His Back on Fine Dining“Michelin is the biggest crock of complete fucking bullshit …”
  6. Treat Yourself
    In Praise of the Solo FeastThe unexpected perks of splurging on an extravagant, hours-long tasting menu for one.
  7. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  8. Interviews
    Why Chef Missy Robbins Isn’t Rushing Back to a Fine-Dining Kitchen JustThe Michelin-starred chef is enjoying her time off and a new gig cooking at Corkbuzz even more than she thought she would.
  9. Interviews
    Paul Liebrandt on Leaving Corton and the Future of the Elm“I’m looking at people who are going to be dining at my restaurants in the next ten and fifteen years.”
  10. Spared
    Gordon Ramsay at the London Lives Another DayThe hotel restaurants will not close after all.
  11. Closings
    All Signs Point to Gordon Ramsay at the London Closing in September [Updated]The British chef dissolved his financial interests in the place back in 2009.
  12. Quote of the Day
    Ruth Reichl Predicts …The critic foresees an “extreme backlash” heading toward today’s casual restaurant scene.
  13. Tasting Tyranny
    How ‘Tyrannical’ Are Fine-Dining Restaurants Really? NewFour hours of oppression at Blanca.
  14. Fine Dining
    Wretched Excess: More Writers Complaining About the ‘Tyranny’ ofIt’s time to cool it with the tasting-menus-as-torture pieces.
  15. Fine Dining
    Survey Says ‘Fun’ Dining Is the New ‘Fine’ DiningFine dining is dead. Long live fine dining.
  16. Menu Changes
    Long Live Fine Dining: Vetri Eighty-Sixes A La CarteThe changes buck the trends that have other restaurants going more casual.
  17. Trends
    Ferran Adrià Opens His Tapas Bar — Is This Another Nail in FineAdrià’s new venture offers mind-blowing creations, but in a more relaxed atmosphere and at lower prices.
  18. Endangered
    Le Cirque at the CrossroadsRumblings have it that Le Cirque may move or close by the end of the year, but the Maccionis aren’t ready to let go.
  19. Mediavore
    Cruddy Chain Restaurants Proven Cruddy; Sarah Lee Called Out for MisleadingPlus: Burger King’s new super-premium burger, and the argument for babies in fine-dining restaurants, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Mediavore
    Fine Dining’s Fallibility; A Boom Time for OystersPlus: Nestle pulls out from Zimbabwe, and the founder of Bennigan’s dies, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Eatiquette
    Steve Cuozzo Will Hold His Breath Until White Tablecloths Come BackThe ‘Post’ critic rants against the “casualization” of fine-dining restaurants.
  22. Closings
    Jean-Georges Vongerichten Will Close Vong After Seventeen YearsThe Thai-French pioneer may reopen at a new location.
  23. The Other Critics
    Nagrant On Sycophant Foodie GroupiesMichael Nagrant posts the full transcript of his responses to our State Of The Food Union survey.
  24. Lists
    Mr. Snack Wrap’s FavesThe top chef at McDonald’s picks his favorite fine-dining chefs.
  25. Recession Is Your Friend
    Fine-Dining Deals: $3 Sangrias, 50 Percent Off Wine, and MoreThe latest roundup of recession specials.
  26. Front of the House
    Fine-dining Restaurants About As Exclusive As You ExpectedIt’s easier for whites to wait tables at fancy restaurants. And even easier for those with accents.
  27. Polemics
    Question: ‘Should Fine Dining Die?’A look at the pros and cons of the disappearing haute establishment.
  28. Plattitudes
    Platt to the FutureCutty and Platty disagree about the future of the luxury meal.