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In the press


December 4, 2020

Day Into Night with Ana Ortiz

by Alison Beckner


The Day Into Night at home membership incarnation comes as a logical evolution, combining Ana’s talent for creating intimate, memorable experiences with the fact that people are spending drastically more time at home, and – let’s be honest – often frustrated by lack of inspiration or a perceived lack of skill.

October 26, 2019

Where to Eat in San Juan,
According to a Puerto Rican Chef

Alissa Fitzgerald


"In truth, Chef Ortiz’s passion for food began in her hometown of San Juan, Puerto Rico where family dinners were filled with equal parts food and laughter. Ana marvels at how today’s chefs, her contemporaries, have elevated the cuisine she grew up with."

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March 6, 2019

Chef Ana Ortiz Brings Puerto Rican Cooking to Greenpoint

by Alicia kennedy


"Chef Ana Ortiz cultivates conversation and connection. She wants everyone to leave her meals not just full but maybe with new friends. That’s the ethos behind her catering company, Dayintonight."

March 6, 2019

A chef's guide to NYC

by Ana Ortiz


"In Spanish, there is a word, sobremesa. The concept roughly translates to the time spent at the table chatting after you’ve eaten. (...) with the concept of sobremesa in mind. We cook delicious, relaxed, celebratory meals for people so they can linger at the table enjoying the company and conversation."  

January 31, 2019

The crazy thing we did at
my 40th birthday party

Joanna Goddard


"We’ve never hired a caterer before, but for this milestone, I really wanted to soak it all up and be present with my friends, so we decided to go for it. My food-writer friend recommended the wonderful Ana Ortiz, a former restaurant pastry chef. (...) and she made everything feel so effortless."

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