Food & Drink
The former home of Veritas Restaurant in the Flatiron area is set to become a French-influenced restaurant called élan, showcasing former Chanterelle chef and owner David Waltuck.
Mr. Waltuck and his business partner, George Stinson, a former general manager at Chanterelle, closed on a 10-year deal for 2,000 square at the 50-seat restaurant space at 43 East 20th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South. The new restaurant is expected to open in May.
Has Tribeca’s Victory Cry Faded
To a Voice From Another Room?
When Karen and David Waltuck opened Chanterelle in a Soho storefront 24 years ago, they were pioneers, bringing haute cuisine downtown. And their style was utterly different from uptown places of similar caliber, such as La Grenouille or La Côte Basque. The pale Read More
It’s an amusing idea. At Le Zinc, those who can’t afford Chanterelle’s stratospheric prices can eat the food David Waltuck has been dishing up for that restaurant’s staff for the past two decades (known in the business as “the family meal”). His new Tribeca bistro, which he co-owns with his wife Karen, is like the Read More
When a friend of mine said recently that she’d like to go to one of my “downtown places,” I didn’t think trendy restaurants full of models and bellowing disco music would be quite her thing. Instead, I thought of Chanterelle. It was several years since I had last dined there, just after it moved from Read More