The Allure of the Neighborhood Restaurant
Plus, a children’s book about how a country’s story can be told through its bread -- and more links
A love letter to the creators of some of the best of NYC’s neighborhood restaurants: “Raij and Montero have done it without playing the game at which shinier chefs and restaurateurs have excelled, which is impressive, because their restaurants are still in business. And they’re still wonderful, the kind of neighborhood spots you wish were around the corner from you.”
A great Pete Wells lead
…about Philadelphia chef Mike Solomonov’s new Brooklyn restaurant, Laser Wolf, in the New York Times.
‘What Bread Says’
From Miami’s Vanessa Garcia, on her newest work, “What the Bread Says,” a children’s book about how an entire country’s story can be told through its bread, from revolutionary French baguette to the Cuban bread of exile.
A growing empire
Jose Andres closes a Miami bar ….and opens a New York one.
NYC restaurants are back
The 50 best restaurants in New York right now, according to Time Out.
Beyond New York and Miami
And Bon Appetit is excited about these September openings.