Catskill Cuisine

New Restaurants, a Catskills Fest, and More NYC Italian Food News

New Restaurants, a Catskills Fest, and More NYC Italian Food News Scott Conant and Fellow Celeb Chefs Power the Second Catskills Cuisine Festival Looking for a quick getaway from NYC this coming weekend? Here’s a great last-minute option: the Catskills Cuisine Festival, featuring Scott Conant, who runs the Italian steakhouse at Resorts World Catskills, Cellaio, […]

Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Food City Will Surprise You

Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Food City Will Surprise You As the host of popular TV shows ranging from Bizarre Foods to Magnolia Network’s Family Dinner, Andrew Zimmern has traveled and eaten his way across the globe.   His programs have garnered a strong following because the Emmy- and James Beard Award-winning television personality and chef isn’t your typical cookie-cutter host. “My show, […]

Marisel Salazar

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Marisel Salazar I am a New York City-based Latina food writer, on-camera host, restaurant critic, cook, and recipe developer for publications like the Michelin Guide, Zagat, Condé Nast Traveler, Wine Enthusiast, Eater, Bon Appétit, and more. I am also a former James Beard Award Foundation judge. Latin-ish is my debut cookbook (W.W. Norton/Countryman Press), out August 2024. I […]

Catskill Cuisine Is an All-Star Food Fest at Bethel Woods

For the second year, Bethel Woods invites local food lovers to celebrate all things gourmet with famed chefs and restaurateurs. If you could envision your perfect food festival, what would it include? There’d be incredible food, to be sure. Perhaps you’d also throw in a dash of demonstrations, a sprinkling of celebrity chefs, and a […]

2nd Annual Catskill Cuisine Returns: What a Way to Celebrate Mother’s Day!

The Catskills are gearing up for another culinary extravaganza as the 2nd Annual Catskill Cuisine event descends upon the Sullivan Catskills from May 10th to 12th. After the resounding success of its inaugural edition, this year promises to be even more tantalizing, with a stellar lineup of A-list Celebrity Chefs ready to delight the taste […]

Jorge Beteta

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Jorge Beteta Executive Chef Osaka Cocina Nikkei Lima, Peru. For the last 19 years Chef Jorge has been with Osaka Restaurant, the one of the most influential Nikkei restaurants in Lima. During his tenure there Osaka has received countless awards. Blissfully. Shay Lavi  tel:+1-470-789-1901 -The Third Space -Let’s Eat! Catering  -Tactica media  […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Sullivan Catskills

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? Look no further than the Sullivan Catskills, where a weekend of indulgence and adventure awaits you and your family. Join us for a celebration like no other, filled with culinary delights, family-friendly activities, and breathtaking natural beauty. Kick off your Mother’s Day weekend with […]

Matthew Cooper

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Matthew Cooper Meet Matthew Cooper, Head Chef and Owner of Conifer Matthew Cooper was born and raised in Arkansas with a family steeped in food and community building. It is easy to see these values reflected back into his collaborative management style and his fun, flavorful approach to creating dishes. His mother’s side of the […]

Claudia Martinez

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Claudia Martinez Meet Claudia Martinez, Executive Pastry Chef, Miller Union  A 2022 James Beard Foundation Award nominated Outstanding Pastry Chef, Claudia Martinez balances chef Steven Satterfield’s rustic, vegetable-forward and market-driven new Southern cuisine with sophisticated and carefully composed desserts. The ever-changing pastry menu reflects Martinez’s boundless creativity and intellectual curiosity, with classic flavors and combinations […]

Shai Lavi

Shai Lavi

Shai Lavi Meet Shai Lavi, Head Chef and Co-Owner of The Third Space. Shai Lavi’s culinary journey is a tribute to family, redefining fine dining with a unique, welcoming atmosphere. Growing up in Or Yehuda, Israel, he learned the art of cooking from his mother and grandmother, instilling in him a deep appreciation for tradition […]