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You Should Know: Rich Torrisi & Jeff Zalaznick
Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick, partners in the wildly popular and very pricey Italian eatery Carbone, just opened Dirty French in the Ludlow Hotel.
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Occupations: Jeff: Restauranteur, Rich: Chef
Jeff: "Go big or go home." Rich: "All or nothing."
What do you actually do all day? Fight to stay inspired.
Favorite song growing up? Exodus, Bob Marley
My biggest secret is... I eat frozen calamari.
Why do you live in NYC? I'm a New Yorker by nature.
Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Uber and Citi Bike.
My motto is... All or nothing.
My alter ego is... Batman.
The last drink I had was... The Grand Prix
My secret crush is... Pork fried dumplings, Chinese take out
What was your first job? Busboy.
Coming from? Going to? Hong Kong-Africa, Kenya
What is your favorite work of art? Starry Night, Van Gogh
What do you actually do all day? Eat, drink, conceive, and build restaurants.
Favorite song growing up? Juicy-Biggie Smalls
My biggest secret is... I put Sweet n' Low in my coffee.
Why do you live in NYC? Is there any other option?
Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Uber
My motto is... Go big or go home.
The last drink I had was...Last night. Monte Cristo at Ludlow Bar. Actually, then a Papaya at ZZ's Clam Bar after that.
What was your first job? Investment banker.
Coming from? Going to? Highline Restaurant-Dirty French
Who should we know? Everyone that works at Major Food Group.