Author: Jenny Miller
Article MentionsAuthor, Jenny Miller
Mentioned, Wolfgang Puck
Mentioned, Todd English
Mentioned, Danielle Chang
Mentioned, Susur Lee
Mentioned, Andy Ricker
Mentioned, Jet Blue
Lucky Rice Festival Founder Danielle Chang Mixes Gin and Penicillin, Is Addicted to Sichuan Peppercorns
Chang at one of her Soho lunch haunts, Giorgione. This is a busy month for Lucky Rice founder Danielle Chang. The Asian food festival, now in its third year, runs May 1 through 6, with events like a Chiang Mai dinner with Pok Pok's Andy Ricker and the Grand Feast tasting at the Mandarin Oriental. The past week found her running around to L.A. and Vegas to talk festival expansion and to walk-throughs and photo shoots here in New York. Yet the mom to two daughters ages 6 and 8 still found time for meals with her family. And though she tells us, "I usually save Sundays for my kids," the day's routine was sidetracked by an epic Chinese feast. Chang was recovering from strep throat, and she informed us that it's okay to mix cocktails and penic...(read more)
... I had a Chinese-chicken salad. Then I was in Vegas in time for dinner. I checked into the Cosmopolitan and had to have a Bombay Sapphire Negroni at the Vesper bar. I had dinner at Blue Ribbon Sushi. I had the Hamachi kama (the Yellowtail collar), a c ...
... met me there for some, because hes going to be participating in the festival. We get to bring in chefs that arent typically involved in Asian stuff, so thats fun. Then I went home. Tuesday, April 3 I usually spend my Sundays getting situated for the ...