What's Up with Battman

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...

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...
New York Chefs Celebrate Japan

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...
Battman’s Photography Tour 2018

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...
Making of the Street Eats Cookbook

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...