Food Writers Are Crushed About Anderson, But Equally Upset About Isa

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Everything is changing.

"And without them, the Isa that I knew, the Isa that was a finalist for the James Beard award for the best new restaurant in the country, is gone." Pete Wells, on the unpleasant news that Isa cleaned out its kitchen including the chef, Ignacio Mattos, sous chef Jose Ramirez Ruiz, and pastry chef Pamela Yung to prepare for Taavo Somer's new Mediterranean vision. [NYT]