By 10pm, those who hadn't gotten enough of Maison Premiere's Mai Tais earlier Sunday afternoon at The Purple Pig, directed their Ubers west to The Aviary, where the Brooklyn crew poured for luminaries like Thomas Keller and Dale DeGroff.
Bryan Petroff and Doug Quint descended on Jersey City this week to share stories of their new cookbook Big Gay Ice Cream with Top Chef veteran Dale Talde, also telling tales of GoogaMoogas gone wrong, and Tom Colicchio's calming influence.
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: