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The Taste of Tribeca chefs, like many of us, miss Grandma’s cooking. As a taste of Taste, we asked many of the chefs to talk about the dishes they served, and for some of their cooking tips (read more chefs’ answers at downtownexpress.com). Over 70 restaurants brought their signature styles to the 19th annual culinary […]

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Rachel Thebault, Chef/owner Tribeca Treats 94 Reade St. 212-571-0500 www.tribecatreats.com Dish served? This year we’re serving cupcakes in assorted flavors as well as whoopee pies. We do the cupcakes because they have been a crowd pleaser every year, but this year whoopee pies are new for us at Taste of Tribeca. We decided to do […]

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Madeline Lanciani, Chef/owner Duane Park Patisserie 179 Duane St. 212-274-8447 www.duaneparkpatisserie.com Dish served? Molten Chocolate Cake with bittersweet chocolate sauce — because everyone loves it! Beverage/dish pairing? We do not sell this retail. We supply caterers with this dessert — it is our best seller! Who taught you to cook? My mother — she was […]

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BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  Nineteen years ago, two schools in Tribeca hit upon an idea that went beyond the standard P.T.A. bakesale to bring their community out in support of school arts programs. This year, Taste of Tribeca, the culinary street fair, will be back again with 75 participating restaurants to raise vital support money […]

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Kamal Rose, Chef Tribeca Grill 375 Greenwich St. 212-941-3900 myriadrestaurantgroup.com/tribeca_grill What dish are you serving at Taste of Tribeca and why? We’ll be serving a hearty Batter-Up Fried Chicken and Jalapeno Corn Bread, in tribute to the baseball season and to summer. I prepare it with love, and our guests really enjoy it. If you […]

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Henry Meer, Chef City Hall Restaurant 131 Duane St. 212-227-7777 www.cityhallnewyork.com Dish served? We always serve an awesome selection of ice creams and sorbets. They have been a hit with the kids (and adults). We make them specially for the Taste. Who doesn’t LOVE homemade ice cream and sorbets? Beverage/dish pairing? If I was a […]

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Alan Rodriguez, Chef Los Americanos 305 Church St. 212-680-0101 losamericanos.com Dish served? Ceviche de Pulpo — it’s very unusual to serve Octopus Ceviche, and most people have not had it before. Just about everyone who tries it really loves it. Beverage/dish pairing? Our cocktail Under the Volcano pairs beautifully as well as the guacamole with […]

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Masaharu Morimoto, Chef Tribeca Canvas 313 Church St. 917-720-2845 tribecacanvasnyc.com Dish served? Hamachi Taco, which is yellowtail sashimi with guacamole and yuzu kosho (Japanese spicy condiment, made from Yuzu, Japanese citrus) in Mexican Taco. This is one of my typical “global” dishes. Beverage/dish pairing? My private label sake, the Daiginjo with its smooth body and […]

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Ricky Estralado, Chef Nobu 105 Hudson St. 212-219-0500 www.noburestaurants.com Dish served? We’ll be proudly serving one of our signature dishes, the Black Cod with Miso. It’s a dish that Nobu’s guests love, and always request. Beverage/dish pairing? My preference and recommendation is to pair it with sake. We have a great selection of sakes. Who […]

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Carl Kristian Frederiksen, Chef Aamanns-Copenhagen 13 Laight St. 212-925-1313 www.aamanns-copenhagen.com Dish served? We’re serving samples of two of our smørrebrød specialities: a rillette of house-smoked salmon and pork pate made with hazelnuts, aquavit, parsley and pickled vegetables. We’ll also have samples of a dessert served the Danish way: strawberries with fresh cream. Beverage/dish pairing? I […]

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