'Scarpetta' on Serious Eats

16 Dishes That We Loved at the City Harvest Bid Against Hunger Gala

At Serious Eats, we're all about food. And even when we're not reading or writing about it, we're perhaps thinking, idealizing, and dreaming about it. But we're also cognizant of the millions of New Yorkers who don't have ready access to food, which is why we're down with City Harvest, an organization that for over 25 years, has helped to feed the New York City's hungry. And in order to fund this massive effort (they estimate they'll rescue 30 million lbs of food this year), they've partnered with some of the city's best restaurants to throw their annual Bid Against Hunger gala, which was held yesterday evening at the Metropolitan Pavilion. More

Meet & Eat: Scott Conant

One of the most celebrated Italian chefs in New York City, Scott Conant is at the top of his game. Chef-owner of the very successful Scarpetta restaurants in NYC and Miami Beach, he opened his newest restaurant, Faustina, in early 2010. And next week, he'll be opening a brand new Scarpetta branch in Toronto—his first international project. Additionally, Scott is the host of new Food Network show 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, where teams of two compete every week for to open a restaurant in a mere 24 hours. I chatted with Scott about all of these projects and more. More

Deal of the Day: Scarpetta

To celebrate the big one-year-old birthday, Scarpetta is offering a special four-course prix fixe menu (yes, the spaghetti with tomato and basil is involved) with complimentary wine pairings for $50 a person. Offer ends tomorrow, and apparently the portions are... More

Some Restaurant Week Highlights

Our all-star intern Grace Kang has been making the Restaurant Week rounds. With so many restaurants keeping the prix-fixe menus out until late-February, you still have time to check out Grace's faves. —Erin Clockwise from left: Scarpetta's olive oil cake,... More

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