Natasha Pogrebinsky

LIC chef comes in second on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’
LIC chef comes in second on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 8/07/2013 at 3:37PM

Being “chopped” never felt so good. Although Long Island City chef Natasha Pogrebinsky didn’t win the grand prize on the show, she left with an unforgettable experience. “I’m not upset about the outcome at all, I’m very happy that I had the chance to talk about my story, my restaurant, my type of cuisine,” said [...]

LIC chef to appear on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’
LIC chef to appear on Food Network’s ‘Chopped’
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 7/24/2013 at 3:15PM

Chef Natasha Pogrebinsky hopes her dish does not end up on the chopping block. The executive chef and co-founder of Bear Bar and Restaurant, located at 12-14 31st Avenue in Long Island City, will appear on an episode of the Food Network’s “Chopped” airing Tuesday, August 6. On the show, which has already been taped, [...]

Too good to ‘Bear’
Too good to ‘Bear’
Dining Liam La Guerre 8/02/2012 at 12:07PM

At first glance Bear Bar & Restaurant in LIC may appear random. But every aspect — from interior design to a “chef-driven” menu — harmonizes and creates an inviting atmosphere with distinctive dishes. Yes, Bear Bar is different. There is a guitar, books and paintings gracing the right wall of the restaurant, while the left [...]