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Union Square Events Announces Chef Collaborations

Union Square Events (USE), the catering, culture, sports, and events business from Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) in New York, is proud to announce Union Square Chef Collaborations.

Taking Local to the Next Level

If customers at Rex 1516 in Philadelphia are curious about where their produce comes from, they need only step into the restaurant’s backyard.Executive chef Regis Jansen planted a garden in the back and filled it with seeds “to grow my own heirloom tomatoes and a lot of spring vegetables that I want to utilize in small portions for specials,” he says.

Celebrity Chefs Line Up for NRA Show 2012

An exciting slate of top culinary masters and celebrity chefs will heat things up live on stage in the World Culinary Showcase, one of the most anticipated and talked about features of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show.

French Restaurant Week Returns to NYC

Bastille Week, organized by MPB Agency, announces the second edition of French Restaurant Week in New York, July 8-15. Highlighting the tastes and flavors of France, French Restaurant Week gathers together French restaurants to draw the community into France’s celebration of culture and revolution through cuisine.

LaGuardia Brings Chef-Driven Restaurants to Terminal C

Delta Air Lines today announced its renovated and expanded domestic hub in Terminal C at New York's LaGuardia airport will offer five chef-driven restaurants, an expansive food hall, fresh markets, the integration of Apple iPads, pop-up retail stores, and concierge services for frequent fliers on the go.

E&O Asian Kitchen Captures Nightlife Scene

E&O Asian Kitchen is a modern Asian restaurant and lounge in the heart of San Francisco’s vibrant Union Square. E&O will close its doors April 15, 2012, to begin its highly anticipated plans for renovation.

NRA Hosts Operator Innovation Awards at 2012 Show

This May, Chicago will not only be home to the annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, it will also play host for the Show’s first-ever Destination: Celebration event, a kick-off party during which the winners of the inaugural Operator Innovations Awards will be announced on Saturday, May 5.

Kendall Culinary Student Wins Almost Famous Chef Contest

Kendall College School of Culinary Arts student Jennifer Kim won the 10th-annual S.Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef competition held in Napa Valley, California, March 11. This is the fourth time that a Kendall College student has won the national competition, which is a record, and the second consecutive win by a student enrolled at the school.

Tips for Sous Vide Cooking

Do you sous vide? You may not have a clue what that means, but make no mistake–you soon will. Sous vide is an increasingly popular method of cooking that started in France and has made its way to America.

Gordon Ramsay to Open LA Eatery

Award-winning Chef Gordon Ramsay and his Gordon Ramsay Holdings Corporate Executive U.S. Chef Andi Van Willigan will partner on their first joint restaurant venture, The Fat Cow, to open this summer at The Grove in Los Angeles.

La Forchetta Opens in D.C. in Spring 2012

Entrepreneur Hakan Ilhan owns 21 successful fast casual eateries and gourmet markets in the Washington, D.C.-area, including Gelato Dolce Vita in Georgetown, three Cafe Cantinas, three Einstein Bros. Bagels shops, nine Pizza Autenticas, City Wok at Dulles Airport, and the National Airport Grill.

Celebrity Cruises Features Chefs of James Beard House

Anyone who believes that cruise ship dining is driven by quantity over quality has not experienced Celebrity Cruises' award-winning cuisine, a leading component of the modern luxury vacation offered on its stylish ships.

An Independent Woman

Chef Susan Goss is the quintessential independent restaurateur—community-minded, cool under pressure, and anything but cookie cutter.As co-owner of Chicago’s West Town Tavern, Goss works in the neighborhood where she lives.

20 Hottest New Restaurants

From the North to the South and from sea to shining sea, we scoured the country for the hottest new independent restaurants. This list highlights a wide range of establishments, including casual concepts and fancy fine-dining hot spots, single-item formats and intricate tasting menus, and big-city ventures alongside small-town endeavors.