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Mads Refslund at Contra; Brushstroke Launches Lunch

Contra by Bess Adler

LOWER EAST SIDE — Acme chef Mads Refslund will be a guest chef at Contra on May 20. He'll cook a collaborative, six-course, vegetable-focused dinner with the Contra team for $70 per person. Make reservations by calling 212-466-4633. [EaterWire]

TRIBECA — Brushstroke will begin offering lunch for the first time ever on May 13. It will be offered Tuesdays through Saturdays, and diners have the option of a four-corse, $55 kaiseki menu or a la carte dishes like lobster with ramps or pork belly confit with peach and black rice. [EaterWire]

EATER AT THE MOVIES — Joshua David Stein reviews Jon Favreau's new movie, Chef over on Eater National, and gives a rundown of all the things the movie got right about being a professional chef. Those truths range from women being "woefully underrepresented" to "Sometimes reviewers are dicks, but they are often right." [~EN~]


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