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Hugh Merwin
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Hugh Merwin Jun 19
Replying to @qualityrye
Today, we are all listicle reporters.
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Francis Lam Jun 15
Lynne spoke with Tony many times over the years. Here's 's remembrance of him.
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Hugh Merwin Jun 14
Expect some back of the house dissent here, soon.
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Nikita Richardson Jun 14
I'm not here for Gabrielle Hamilton and The Spotted Pig. Cancel it.
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NYT Food Jun 14
Meet Nasrin, a chef and a refugee from Iran cooking two dinners in New York as part of the
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Hugh Merwin Jun 13
Gabrielle Hamilton calls her partnership with Ken Friedman at the Spotted Pig a "paradigm shift" and compares it to a "second marriage"
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Hugh Merwin Jun 13
One bit that didn't make it into the post below was from a source who said that while the sous chef left with April, most of the crew is there, waiting for what's next, "for now."
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Chris Crowley Jun 12
wrote about bourdain, the people he advocated for and elevated, and the generosity he did it with
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Hugh Merwin Jun 12
Replying to @chrisecrowley
It'd be tough to prove, but my feeling is that in relation to Schrödinger's cat, one could interpret the classic thought experiment Wigner's Friend to posit there are many Doms, in many different places, across many worlds. Couldn't really shoehorn that into the post.
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Hugh Merwin Jun 12
"They stop them, they search their cars, they make them step out [...] They get a $1, $2 tip. It’s not even worth it half the time." The terrible folks who called ICE on the pizza guy are also terrible tippers.
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Chris Crowley Jun 8
for , wrote about 2 of my favorite eps of bourdain tv. ones that capture the best of him, his shows, & the humanity he treated subjects with. (also , , & )
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Hugh Merwin Jun 8
I worked 15 years in kitchens. While we were mostly inarticulate, cooks talked about a disconnect between what happened there and how people wrote about food. What Tony did first, even if he wanted distance from it later, amounted to radical truth telling
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Sam Sifton Jun 8
We'll be reporting on this all day and all day the voice I'll be hearing in my head is 's.
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Sabato Sagaria, MS Jun 7
Struggling to see how these bills help wine lovers. They handcuff a sommeliers ability to create intriguing, thoughtful, unique programs w/distinctive personalities. The very wine lists that help make NYC one of the greatest restaurant cities in the world would face extinction.
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Joe™ Jun 7
For absolutely no reason, I put the Unsolved Mysteries theme over a 1985 Carvel commercial and I creeped myself out.
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Hugh Merwin Jun 7
It'll get harder to drink the wines you want to drink in NY if these bills move forward.
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Hugh Merwin Jun 1
Her tenure was brief, but in 1984, when the flashiest NY spots (River Cafe, Quilted Giraffe) were helmed by men, Barbara Kafka wrote the menu and opened Gotham Bar & Grill, a 5,000 sq-ft goliath.
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Hugh Merwin May 22
"Mr. Vasquez plays his music quietly inside the truck, and almost never blasts the widely known, widely loathed Mister Softee jingle from his loudspeaker. When he does, it’s for five seconds, 10 max."
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John Surico May 18
Spoke with and of about how gd awful New York's subways are for riders with disabilities, and what can been done to change that.
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Hugh Merwin May 16
Unsure if it's bad form to post a pic of a pastry with a bite taken out but whatever these are great doughnuts.
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