Mai House in the middle of two other restaurants I own
I was right. Drew Nieporent says he is, indeed, opening a restaurant with Michael Bao Huynh, chef-partner in Bao 111. Mai House will be between Tribeca Grill and Nobu, two other restaurants operated by Drew.
Bret Thorn is senior food editor of Nation’s Restaurant News with responsibility for spotting and reporting on culinary trends. He joined the magazine in 1999 after spending about five years as a journalist in Thailand.
A graduate of Tufts University in Medford, Mass., Thorn also studied French cooking at Le Cordon Bleu Ecole de Cuisine in Paris. He studied in China for a year, too, and now lives in Brooklyn.