By Gabrielle Blitz
January 21, 2014

The New York restaurant scene is “ever changing, full of surprises, and more delicious than ever,” says T+L Contributing Editor, Adam Sachs. From reinvented cuisines to out-of-the-box thinkers, join us for a one-hour Twitter chat today, Tuesday, January 21st from 2-3pm ET on New York restaurants and the innovative chefs behind them.

The Host:

Adam Sachs, T+L contributing editor, @sachsmo

The Panelists:

Food & Wine, @foodandwine

Kate Krader, Food & Wine Restaurant Editor, @kkrader

Eric Ripert, Executive Chef of Le Bernardin, @ericripert

Wylie Dufresne, Chef and Owner of Alder, tweeting on behalf of @aldernyc

Will Guidara, General Manager and Co-owner of Eleven Madison Park, @wguidara

Robert Bohr, Sommelier and parter at Charlie Bird, @robertbohr

Eamon Rockey, General Manager of Betony, tweeting on behalf of @betonyNYC

Bryce Shuman, Executive Chef of Betony, @BryceShuman

Andrew Carmellini, Chef of Lafayette NY (pictured), @andrecarmellini

Marco's, @marcosbklyn

The Elm Restaurant, @TheElm_NYC

Rob Newton, Chef of Nightingale 9, @NI9BK

Andy Ricker, Chef and Owner of Pok Pok Enterprises, @pawkhrua

Pearl & Ash Restaurant, @PearlandAshNYC

How does it work?
1. Log in to Twitter before the chat starts at 2pm ET and be sure to follow @TravlandLeisure.

2. Head over to to follow the chat in real time. You can log-in using your Twitter account.

3. Remember to always add the hashtag #TL_Chat to your tweets—however, if you're in the twubs chatroom it will be added automatically (note for character spacing purposes).

4. We'll pulse out some questions for our expert panel to answer, but feel free to post your own responses. Or ask questions of your own!

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Gabrielle Blitz is the Associate Social Media Editor at Travel + Leisure