Restaurant News Highlights for August 23rd, 2013

By helbraunlevey on August 23, 2013 in Press

Summer is almost over, but don’t worry! There is still time for back patio happy hours and sidewalk brunch! Check out what a few of our clients are up to as the sun sets on another fantastic season. 

Ivan Orkin has yet to open his NY location of Ivan Ramen, but that hasn’t kept him from being a blockbuster on the summer food scene. Food Republic interviews Orkin about what is happening with New York’s ramen craze, and how he can hope to be a game changer by bringing more Japanese flavors into the picture.

FR Interview

Following the ramen craze, the next big thing to hit restaurants looks to be yakitori. The Chuko owner’s will be opening their second spot, Bar Chuko, located down the street from their first venture, to follow the trend.


Every desperate parent needs to take a page out of Northern Spy‘s book and get on board with their Eat Your Veggies series. Tonight they will be offering an entirely veggie six course meal for $60 that sounds like an ideal celebration of summer’s harvest.

Reservations at Northern Spy

Summer is coming to an end, so you better hurry up and knock those last few things off your bucket list! Swagger New York rounds up a couple of their top picks, including a trip to Justin Warner‘s Bed Stuy hot spot Do or Dine. The back yard is a perfect place to soak up what is left of summer while sipping a Rosemary’s Baby cocktail.


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