Is New York Still the Most Influential Food City?
Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:00PM
The Driskill Ballroom
604 Brazos St
Over the last ten years, food has become a national obsession. Across the US, more restaurants are opening, and in the most unexpected of places. Last year, 82 New York City restaurants closed, according to the state’s restaurant association. With such high competition, you have to wonder if the gamble is worth it. Many chefs are eager to trade in NYC buzz and for a restaurant of their own in a city where competition is lower and appreciation is higher. With so many chefs leaving NYC, we have to wonder: Is NYC still the epicenter of it all and how is recognition and buzz shifting? From NYC restaurateur powerhouses, to mom and pop shop owners, we will discuss the restaurant landscape.
Andrew Knowlton is the Deputy Editor of Bon Appétit magazine, where he writes features and monthly columns for both the magazine and the website. His blog, The BA Foodist, was nominated for a 2009 ...Show the rest
Andrew Knowlton is the Deputy Editor of Bon Appétit magazine, where he writes features and monthly columns for both the magazine and the website. His blog, The BA Foodist, was nominated for a 2009 James Beard Award. He has appeared as a judge on The Food Network’s “The Next Iron Chef America” and “Iron Chef America” as well as on NBC’s “Chopping Block.” Andrew appears regularly on CBS, FOX, The Dr. Oz Show, and The Today Show.Hide the rest
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