Plus: lambrusco-soaked peaches at Ristorante Rafele, new chef and menu at Maison Premiere, and more of today's leftovers.
He's leaving at just three months in, and executive chef Thomas McNaughton will fly solo.
Current chef Gabe Moya is leaving to start his own project.
The Daniel and Waverly Place veteran recently left Gotham to cook at Alona Hamilton-Cooke's pop-up.
Two co-chefs have been promoted in her place.
Pastry chef Shawn Gawle recently won the Best New Pastry Chefs honor from 'Food & Wine.'
Also, a chef shuffle at El Paseo.
Piccino chef Rachel Sillcocks announced last month that she'd be leaving her post, after a year of all-around accolades, reportedly because she was burned out and need a break. Now the Scoop brings word that Sillcocks has landed a plum...
The French chef will oversee a menu of steaks, seafood, and tapas.
Also, a chef shuffle and regime change at Palio d'Asti.
Also, there's a new wine director, Peter Birmingham.
Ed Vigil has left Vin Antico, but may reappear in west Marin.
The former La Madri chef left Villetta just seven months after opening the Brentwood Italian.
Beverly Kim leaves Aria to take over Bonsoiree with her husband.
The chef is spinning the menu with daily specials and seasonal changes.
Is it just us, or is his résumé of stove-hopping starting to resemble Ryan Skeen's?
Instead, the kitchen will work to execute his menus.