The top food websites visited by some of our local restaurateurs.
The best pizza in your neighborhood? Where to eat when visiting Jacksonville, Florida? A chef quartet gives us their fav eats-related websites.
David DiBari, chef/owner of The Cookery (39 Chestnut Ave, Dobbs Ferry 914-305-2336)
“A friend of mine put it together, and he’s in the business, so it’s sure to have good content. It’s mainly about more exciting and up-to-date information on the food industry. I like to read it to see their take on exciting details on food.”
Matthew Karp, chef/owner of Plates (121 Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont 914-834-1244)
“The Chowhound board has great restaurant recommendations from like-minded people, and it helps get answers to some common questions you might have about a particular place that you haven’t seen before.”
Menupages.com and Eater.com
Eric Gabrynowicz, chef of Restaurant North (386 Main St, Armonk 914-273-8686)
“Eater is always one step ahead of everyone. It’s the TMZ.com of the food world. Regarding Menupages.com, what better than a website dedicated to every noteworthy menu in NYC. It’s great for inspiration!”
Chris Vergara, chef/owner of Meritage (1505 Weaver St, Scarsdale 914-472-8484) and Harper’s Restaurant & Bar (92 Main St, Dobbs Ferry 914-693-2306) “It’s a message board that has a variety of food related topics from insider restaurant stuff to recipes, techniques etc. It’s a great collection of material for a working chef as well as the enthusiastic home cook.”