Saturday, May 23, 2015

Starr-Garces rivalry

Dare we say it's a feud?

Starr-Garces rivalry

Chef Jose Garces and his onetime employer, Stephen Starr, went through a lot together... Alma de Cuba, followed by El Vez.

Now it appears that they're going through a lot together ... but not together: There's Garces' Mexican 2.0 establishment known as Distrito, there's Garces' plan to go into Letto Deli (which Starr considered), and now  there's Starr's plan to open a Mexican restaurant less than two blocks from Garces' Tinto and Village Whiskey.

As usual, The Illadelph this morning eloquently and succinctly recaps this rivalry.

"ZING" is the conclusion.
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