Back to ‘Zero’

For Bret Easton Ellis, it turns out that you can go home again. Twenty-five years after he burst onto the literary scene with “Less Than Zero,” a novel that encompassed the bleak ennui of an ’80s Los Angeles, Ellis is back living in his hometown and has returned to “Zero’s” cast of characters in...

Tuesday, June 22, 2010, 10:57 AM

Eight years? That’s a lifetime for most New York chefs

How long have you been at BONDST?Eight years — since 2002. One single tear drops every time I think about it.What was your first position?I originally came in to be a line cook. I was promoted after a week.So what’s your title now?Executive chef. There’s also an executive sushi chef.Who’s better?...

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11:42 AM

Get to know Rioja at your local restaurant

For those who need a little bit more help exploring the thousands of varieties of wine out there, the following couple weeks might be the best time to stretch your palate. Today through May 27 is Rioja Restaurant Week, the annual event where select restaurants in New York and Chicago pair specially...

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11:37 AM