What’s Up With Battman
Battman & The Banana Boys
During the summers 2000 & 2001 Battman & The Banana Boys & 1 Girl
“Battman” : The Man Behind The Lens
It’s always a pleasure hearing Battman’s voice on the phone. “Heeeello, it’s Battman!” he’ll croon and immediately dive in to what’s going on next at The Chef’s Connection. This last time around, it was all about taking photos for the upcoming book Pies; the latest in...
Battman interview by Decatur Book Festival on Savor release
Many interesting background stories came out in this extensive interview by the prestigious book fair. Savor (formerly Toques in Black) was a very special effort by Battman, and appropriately, many of the subjects were from the south. https://youtu.be/rfL30UAWwP0
What’s Up With Battman: Episode #2
Battman shares memories from his experience in the music business, and his early days as a photographer in New York. Did you know Battman has recorded 3 albums, and was the lead photographer for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for many years? He's also the only...
Selfcast Podcast with Battman
Battman always wanted to be a musician growing up, but he couldn't stay up late.
New York Chefs Celebrate Japan
On Wednesday October 10th I volunteered to take photos for the New York Chefs Celebrate Japan benefit event for the Gohan Society. It was a teriific event. Lots of Japanese food especially Sushi. Shin Takagii from Japan & Michael Anthony from Gramercy Tavern were honored.
Battman’s Photography Tour 2018
It’s been 4 months since the Great Gathering of Chefs. It’s hard to believe it was that long ago, and I should have been halfway finished with the book for next year's Great Gathering and also for the new Toques in Black book. There are a total of 275 chefs that I...
Making of the Street Eats Cookbook
My book, Street Eats, was probably the most interesting book that I’ve produced for the Great Gathering of Chefs. Almost 200 chefs doing their take on street food, so what better place to take the photos than in the street? The photo of me lying in the street was...
Celebrating Madison Square Chefs
On July 18th I was at the Madison Square Park for the Celebrating Madison Square Chefs 2018 event. I donate my time every year to help raise money to maintain the park. There were 29 of the best restaurants in the neighborhood. The event was great. The weather was not.
Battman, Bachour, the Bowery, and Baoburg
I spent two weeks in Cancun working with Antonio Bachour on a new book in partnership with Palace Resorts. It was such a culture shock watching the Mexican workers. They are extremely hard working, very fast and seemingly always smiling – all for $4.00 a day. They couldn’t believe that my rent is $160.00 a day. The commissary was constantly being cleaned and a lot of hand work.