Chris D’Amico Steers The Boat at Gemma

Chris D’Amico Steers The Boat at Gemma

Gemma is the restaurant inside The Bowery Hotel, a hotspot for locals as well as visiting celebrities. Executive Chef Chris D’Amico and I sit down for what I think will be a short interview, and an hour and a half later, we’ve talked about everything from...
Sara Jenkins Renaissance Woman

Sara Jenkins Renaissance Woman

By the time Sara Jenkins was a teenager, she’d already been all over the Mediterranean, in conditions from elegant to rustic, traveling with her erudite parents. Career-wise, she’s already been a photographer, a cook, an author, a blogger for The Atlantic,...
Ed Cotton Talks About His Life in Food

Ed Cotton Talks About His Life in Food

He’s had an impressive career. As a teenager, he was already working for Todd English, and since then has worked for Barbara Lynch, David Burke, Laurent Tourondel, and Daniel Boulud among others. He was Cat Cora’s sous chef on “Iron Chef...
Chef Suzanne Baby’s Allergy Fears

Chef Suzanne Baby’s Allergy Fears

“I have a fear of ending up with allergies, specifically food allergies, and specifically the same food allergies of the people that I’ve always kind of … you know … mocked. “You know, there are real allergies, and I have family members who have them and of...