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Nikki Cascone

  1. Closings
    Octavia’s Porch Has ClosedAfter just six months.
  2. Mazel Tov
    Nikki Cascone Had Her BabyIt’s a boy!
  3. Beef
    Is Nikki Cascone’s ‘Global Jewish Cuisine’ a Shanda?Octavia’s Porch prompts one letter-writer to ask, can you call yourself Jewish if you don’t keep kosher?
  4. Hanukkah-nivorous
    Hanukkah Dining, Beyond the Usual SuspectsIf you want something new, or just a little unusual (a Mexican Hanukkah, anyone?), we’ve got you covered.
  5. Slideshow
    First Look at Nikki Cascone of Top Chef’s Second One, Octavia’s“Global Jewish cuisine” on the Lower East Side.
  6. Foodievents
    T.V. Toques and Tastings Hit Burbank TonightOver 40 restaurants and three cooking show stars will hit Taste of Burbank.
  7. Openings
    Top Chef Nikki’s New Restaurant Will Serve Egg Creams, TooOctavia’s Porch will specialize in “global Jewish cuisine.”
  8. Closings
    Top Chef Nikki Cascone’s 24 Prince Has ClosedThe ‘Top Chef: Chicago’ alum has something new in the works.
  9. Foodievents
    Top Chef: The Tour Rolls into Town May 17You know you want to play putt-putt with Jamie Lauren.
  10. Quote of the Day
    The Ghost of BourdainIf you believe Carlos Llaguno of Les Halles, Tony is still in the kitchen.
  11. Top Chef
    Top Chef Check-in: Cascone Plans Pasta Bar, Trevino at TravertineAnd other cheftestants on the move.
  12. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    24 Prince Still Open, Straight Pimping Their Top ChefLest we forget, Nikki Cascone was a cheftestant!
  13. NewsFeed
    Dave Martin of ‘Top Chef’ Is Banking on Mac and Chee$$$eWhole Foods likes the looks of his black-truffle macaroni and cheese.
  14. Mediavore
    Anne Burrell Too Busy for Gusto; a ‘Top Chef’ in Yankee StadiumPlus: Strip House plans to expand, Au Bon Pain gives away free iced coffee today, and more, in our morning news digest.
  15. NewsFeed
    Former Top Chefs Nikki, Camille, and Ilan Bemoan BloggersIlan Hall says he moved to L.A. because New York was too competitive.
  16. NewsFeed
    Steve Lewis Calls Todd English a ‘Two-Bit, Lying Punk’“And should, in my opinion, never be trusted by anyone — community boards, investors, women, anyone.” Whoa.
  17. Back of the House
    Axed Cheftestant on the Perils of Working With DaleBad wedding food returns a New York chef to her Nolita restaurant.
  18. Back of the House
    ‘Top Chef’ Contestants a Tame, Lame Bunch Metromix does a nice job of fleshing out the backgrounds of the New York cheftestants on the upcoming season of Top Chef. But reading the not very scandalous “dirt” on these guys make us wonder if there weren’t five or ten or a thousand more interesting cooks in the city that could have been on the show. Manuel Trevino of Dos Caminos likes football? Whoa! Nikki Cascone of 24 Prince keeps Italian greyhounds? Quel scandal! Given the propensity of New York cooks for drinking, copulating, getting into street fights, and even hitting the dummy pipe, this all strikes us as kind of tame. ‘Top Chef’ Season Four: We’ve got the dirt on this year’s crop of NYC contestants [Metromix] Related: What to Expect From the New ‘Top Chef’