Of all the crazy news reports and columns about last week's Department of Health kerfluffle at Per Se, Steve Cuozzo at the New York Post delivers the best takedown of all -- calling the violations "criminally ludicrous."
If nothing makes you hungry for a perfectly seared steak like a restrained woman lying spread eagle on her back with her bra showing, then congratulations! Nick Varano is opening the restaurant for you!
Today, President Barack Obama was be sworn into office for the fourth time. But as the chefs of D.C. know, four more years of the Obama family’s presence in the White House means four more really, really good years for the restaurant industry in the nation’s capitol. Which is why we asked some of them at the Chef’s Ball if they had any memories, wishes, or other such observations about Barack and Michelle — and they responded: