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Katy Sparks

  1. Woes
    Why Everyone Should Want Tavern on the Green to Fix Its ProblemsIt’s bad news for the entire city if the landmark restaurant’s latest incarnation goes under.
  2. Chef Shuffle
    Tavern on the Green Finally Admits It Has a ProblemThe iconic Central Park restaurant has ditched chef Katy Sparks.
  3. The Other Critics
    Pete Wells Gives Tavern on the Green Reboot Zero Stars“Prying tiny quail bones away from meat that was griddled until it was as dry as a week-old English muffin wasn’t very wonderful,” he writes.
  4. Restaurant Review
    Review: Tavern on the Green’s Revival Falls FlatYou can’t eat the scenery.
  5. Openings
    What to Eat at Tavern on the Green, Finally Opening Next WeekFancy salads and red-velvet cake.
  6. Opening Soon
    First Look at Tavern on the Green’s Opening MenuChef Katy Sparks explains her strategy for feeding 700 diners.
  7. Coming Soon
    Tavern on the Green’s Grand Reopening Is Next MonthIt’ll really kick into gear by the time Mother’s Day brunch comes around.
  8. Quote of the Day
    The New Tavern on the Green Will Be Really Locally FocusedThe Bronx is up, the Battery’s down, and everything converges in Central Park.
  9. Opening Soon
    Tavern on the Green’s Opening Pushed to Late JanuaryYet another delay.
  10. Hedgerows
    A Look at Tavern on the Green’s ‘Timeless’ New Logo“It feels fun, but not too self-conscious. It’s beautiful and modern and clean.”
  11. Coming Soon
    Tavern on the Green Eyes New Year’s Eve ReopeningOther than that whole restaurant-in-Central Park thing, the new Tavern will take very few cues from its previous incarnation.
  12. Coming Soon
    Critics Say New Tavern on the Green Layout Is ClassistCritics say the restaurant’s layout treats takeout-seeking guests like “second class citizens.”
  13. Sparks Flying
    Katy Sparks Is Now Union Market’s Consulting ChefSparks is adding sumac-panisse fries to the East Village grocer’s menu.
  14. Tavern 2.0
    Tavern on the Green’s New Owners Speak Out on Nepotism ChargesThe new owners say they expect revenue to reach $26 million by 2033.
  15. Tavern 2.0
    New Tavern on the Green Menu Less Expensive Than the Old OneShrimp and Meat Hook grits? $14.
  16. Coming Up
    Local Purveyors and Pickled Marrow for Tavern on the GreenKaty Spark’s menu looks ambitious — and delicious.
  17. Awards
    Female Chefs Are Honored, But Still Have a Ways to GoAnother female chef asks, “Why aren’t there as many women cooking professionally as there are men?”
  18. Closings
    Bussaco and Bellavitae Have ClosedTwo local favorites go down for the count.
  19. Chef Shuffle
    Katy Sparks Says Sabotage Accusations Make ‘No Sense’The former Bussaco chef says she’s not the one spreading rumors about the restaurant.
  20. Chef Shuffle
    Bussaco Owner Accuses Ex-Chef Katy Sparks of Trying to Destroy His BusinessScott Carney has words for another former toque.
  21. Chef Shuffle
    Katy Sparks Leaves BussacoJust a month after unveiling her first menu.
  22. Chef Shuffle
    What to Eat at Bussaco Now That Katy Sparks Is Executive ChefThe onetime Best New Chef is returning to the front lines.
  23. Openings
    Andrea Strong Reports From 10 DowningFinally, a look at the long-overdue restaurant’s menu. Plus: A café will open soon.
  24. Mediavore
    Madman Runs Amok With BBQ Knives; Traci Des Jardins Overboard on ‘NextA madman grabbed knives from the Texas Smokehouse Barbecue and started slashing people in Murray Hill until he was gunned down. [NYP] Traci Des Jardins is the first one overboard at The Next Iron Chef. [Serious Eats] A lot of good restaurants have failed health inspections, leading to: “You’ll pay $90 for a prix-fixe meal complete with foie gras and lobster at celebrity chef David Bouley’s namesake restaurant — just watch out for eight-legged appetizers.” [NYP]