While many Latino families are looking forward to a traditional Christmas meal of roasted pork with all the trimmings, Chef consultant Ricardo Cardona
and executive chef Gonzalo Colin of the recently opened Z BAR Restaurant & Sky-Lounge
, at 605 West 48th St., have already been giving diners a new twist on a classic holiday dish.” CLICK FOR MORE…
Mi fin de semana no podría haber sido mejor, ya que cené con un chef famoso, conocí al dueño y gocé en un club nocturno. Compartí en Z Bar Restaurante & Sky-Lounge
con Ricardo Cardona
(el chef), Pedro Zamora (el dueño), Gonzalo Colin (chef de cuisine) y Nelson Lemus (mixólogo).
El 25 de octubre, Pedro Zamora, de Zamora Entertainment, Inc. abrió Z Bar en Hell’s Kitchen, un lugar que hacía falta en el vecindario. El restaurante cuenta con un menú eurolatino con… CLICK FOR MORE…
Z BAR Restaurant and Sky-Lounge
has opened in Hell’s Kitchen and we’ve got a first look. Ricardo Cardona
, personal chef to the New York Yankees
and a finalist on Food Network’s Chopped
, is serving up Euro-Latino cuisine with fresh flavors
, stylish cocktails and serious skyline views.
Among the party-friendly bites are a mini-paella, a guacamole trio and spicy shrimp tacos, which go nicely with tipples like the Bossa Nova (cachaça, cashew nectar and lime) or a Scarlett in Fall, a vodka drink that’s aromatic with apple liqueur, pear purée, orange bitters and star anise. CLICK FOR MORE…
Salvadoran Chef Ricardo Cardona
is proud to have reached the level of prestige and the position he currently enjoys in New York and internationally, thanks to his effort, dedication and love for cooking.
With no formal education but lots of experience, Cardona, who started his career as a dishwasher more than two decades ago, currently has an impressive résumé, having worked in some of New York’s most prestigious kitchens for prominent clients of international stature… CLICK FOR MORE…
Via his work at restaurants like Sofrito
, and Hudson River Cafe
, Chef Ricardo Cardona
has developed a reputation for creating menus with bold Latin flavors
in buzzy spots. And he’ll attempt to do the same–albeit in a more fine dining-format–at the forthcoming Z-Bar
(605 West 48th Street), which is slated to open on a Hell’s Kitchen rooftop early next month.
The neighborhood, he says, particularly appeals to him. “I’ve been a pioneer in neighborhoods up to this point,” he explains, pointing to his restaurants in Washington Heights and Harlem. “It’s challenging to open here. It’s a rooftop, and nobody is really opening restaurants within those two blocks. There aren’t many people walking by. It’s a destination place. Most of the restaurants that I’ve opened have kind of been like that.” CLICK FOR MORE…