Tag Archives: The Catbird Seat

Birch – A Chef Grows in Providence

I already knew that Chef Benjamin Sukle had talent and could cook a delicious dinner. A couple of meals at his former restaurant of employment, The Dorrance, had convinced me of that. Chef Sukle had done a stage at noma [...]

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The Docsconz Top 25 Restaurant Meals of 2012

For the past few years, at the end of each year,  I have composed a list of my favorite restaurant meals of of that year. Obviously, this is a totally subjective list based upon my experience at the time and [...]

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Attention! Atera is For Real!

When it comes to combining the elements of “New Naturalism” with the techniques of  Vanguardist cooking, Chef Matthew Lightner of the new Atera in NYC learned from two of the very best and it shows both in his cooking as [...]

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Sitting Tall in The Catbird Seat

Once I tried their cooking in the less than deal environment of The James Beard House and it was so good, I knew I had to get myself down to Nashville to try the food of Erik Anderson and Josh [...]

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In The Catbird Seat at The James Beard House

I’m not a huge fan of country music, so Nashville has never been particularly high on my list of places to visit. Until now. The Catbird Seat, a new restaurant run by co-chefs Erik Anderson and Josh Habiger, has totally [...]

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