Alia Akkam

Front Runners September 2015: Cooking and Chilling

On any given night, the restaurant Mi Casa (shown), inside Puerto Rico’s Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, buzzes with blissful diners savoring José Andrés’s tropically inflected cuisine. But from November 5 through 7, Andrés will transform the entire 1,400-acre coastal hideaway into an epicurean destination for the first annual Culinary Getaway with José Andrés & […]

BEST of the BEST 2015: Bâtard Tribeca

Few restaurateurs have made as refined an imprint on New York’s dining scene as Drew Nieporent. In 1985 he put Tribeca—then a bleak neighborhood—on the culinary map with Montrachet, which after a long, fabled run morphed into the ambitious Corton. Now the hallowed dining room is home to Bâtard (batard​tribeca.com), a collaboration between Nieporent; Daniel […]