Andy Ricker's Brooklyn Whiskey Soda Lounge is named one of the Hottest Bar Openings of 2013 by Zagat -
Seamus Mullen writes about Embracing the Cold and his come back from being in the ICU one year ago. You can follow all his escapades at his blog chefontwowheels.tumblr.com
Scott Anderson gets two dishes in the Star Ledger's Best 30 Meals of 2013. Mistral's Grilled octopus with heirloom tomatoes, brioche and pimenton and Elements' Short ribs with broccoli rabe, bok choy and pine nuts.
Star Ledger also names it's Top Restaurants of 2013, including Scott Anderson's Mistral and Anthony Bucco's Ryland Inn!