The Spotted Pig
When the Pig opened in 2004, it was known mostly for its celebrity owners—Jay-Z and Mario Batali, to name two. Now April Bloomfield is famous in her own right for her excellent gastropub menu, which includes an excellent burger made with brisket, rump and chuck, topped with Roquefort cheese.
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From Food & Wine , MAY 2009
When the Pig opened in 2005, it was known mostly for its celebrity owners—Jay-Z and Mario Batali, to name two. Now April Bloomfield...MORE
From Food & Wine , JAN 2011
New York City chef April Bloomfield will publish her memoir and cookbook, tentatively titled A Girl and Her Pig, in...MORE
From Food & Wine , OCT 2011
Bloomfield, the 37-year-old chef and co-owner of three exceptional New York City restaurants—the Spotted Pig, The Breslin and the John Dory Oyster Bar—didn't earn two Michelin stars by letting...MORE
From Food & Wine , SEP 2004
Chef April Bloomfield, an alum of London's River Café, turns out creamy smoked-haddock chowder, gnudi (fluffy gnocchi) with brown butter and sage, and an expertly done shepherd's pie....MORE
From the From the May 2008 Food & Wine Go List
Haute-French cuisine, graceful service and an impressive international wine list: These are the trademarks of chef David Lee’s seven-year-old restaurant. But despite Old World gestures like a Champagne trolley and a <em>chariot des fromages</em>, Lee follows a 21st-century imperative to use regional ingredients in inventive preparations—for instance, topping Yukon Gold potatoes with milk foam and black truffles.
We loved: Anything Lee makes with pork belly.