I finally made it to Chef Mavro’s Julie + Julia dinner and boy was it worth the wait. It was exactly what I hoped for and anticipated in my previous announcement about this special dinner. You have til the end of this month to go. Book a table while you can—and if only 8:30 is open, TAKE IT. Continue reading “Chef Mavro Julie + Julia dinner in pictures”
NOTE 9/4/09: Due to popular demand, Julie & Julia dinner has been extended through September, Tuesday-Saturday. Check the Chef Mavro blog for updates (and see how George Mavrothalassitis makes beouf bourgignon. Thing of beauty).
Yeah, recessions suck. But they also spur all kinds of good (and delicious) things. Like last winter’s Souper Tuesdays at Town, Hiroshi’s insanely cheap $35 Locally Grown Dinner, and now Chef Mavro‘s Julie & Julia-inspired three-course dinner. Continue reading “Holy Tarte Tatin! Chef Mavro’s ‘Julie & Julia’ special starts Aug. 7”
Last night Chef George Mavrothalassitis (and his lovely wife Donna Jung) of Chef Mavro and Columbia Pictures hosted a special advance screening of Julie & Julia—the film adaptation of Julie Powell‘s book about cooking every recipe in Julia Child‘s seminal Mastering the Art of French Cooking in one year. The book itself was an adaptation of her blog, The Julie/Julia Project. Continue reading “Bone appehteet!”