Haute Author Tracey Ceurvels
67 Articles from Tracey Ceurvels
Check out Haute Living’s exclsuive interview with Chef Antonio Morichini of Brookyln Heights’ Bevacco
FireBird, a Hell’s Kitchen mainstay, reawakens Russian dining in the double-townhouse, a vision of Baroness Irina von der Launitz. Yearning for St. Petersburg, the Baroness implored her millionaire husband to recreate the magic of her homeland in a restaurant styled like a true Tzar’s manor, built around the theme of her beloved Russian Firebird ballet.
A few weeks ago, celebrated Greek chef and restaurateur Maria Loi was cooking traditional Greek specialties at the White House for President Obama, Vice President Biden and Archbishop Demetrios in honor of the 26th Greek Independence Day celebration.
Chef Julian Medina has been cooking modern Mexican and refined Latin cuisine in Manhattan for over 16 years.
If you watched Season 4 of reality show Top Chef then you’re certainly familiar with Dale Talde. But even if you haven’t seen the show, Talde is someone to watch.
At Zengo, Richard Sandoval’s Latin-Asian inspired restaurant, I nibbled on offerings from the Shanghai Sao Paulo-themed Test Kitchen menu: crispy shanghai spring rolls, soup dumplings, picahna steak and king crab served with black beans that are a carnivore’s dream: the beans arrive with bacon, beef and shredded pork.
Old world Spanish flavors meet modern art at GastroArte, which sits on an assuming Upper West Side block. You’ll enjoy the atmosphere—a lovely space with white walls and bold paintings—but the main attraction is the food. One look and you’ll be intrigued: Chef Jesús Núñez, a former street artists has, literally, elevated his cuisine to an art form, splashing dishes with color, textures and whimsy.
Dining, drinking and dancing? It’s all possible at Brasserie Beaumarchais, which is part dining destination and part lounge. Go for Chef David Diaz’s formidable French cuisine—bouillabaisse, filet mignon, tuna tartare, roasted duck a l’orange, white anchovy and artichoke terrine—and stay for the tasty cocktails and tunes of renowned DJs.
rench bistro food in a cozy, romantic setting…what could be more appealing? And when you enter La Mangeoire, truly one of the best French restaurants in the city, and charming owner Gerard Donato leads you to your table it’ll be hard not to feel like you’ve been whisked away from midtown to the South of France.
Who would think there be a gem of a restaurant at a bus stop on one of the busiest intersections of the city? Step into Mary Queen of Scots and you’ll be transported away from the grunge and hustle and bustle of…Read More