David Bouhadana's second Japanese spot is days away
Nov 14, 2014 2:01 pm
It’s been exactly a year since we sung the praises of a relatively new, mostly unknown, fully unassuming Japanese restaurant called Sushi Dojo in the East Village. Fast forward to today and the joint has become one of the darlings of the city’s sushi world. And now, there will soon be a new place to convene at for Dojo enthusiasts. Bouhadana is opening Dojo Izakaya — a casual offshoot serving non-sushi dishes — in nearby Alphabet City. We have details and info.
The once-glorious resort town of Port Antonio, located on Jamaica's northeast coast, has languished for decades amid tourist migration to mega-resorts on the opposite side of the country. But, in recent years, a handful of entrepreneurs have been trying to bring it back. One of them is Jon Baker, a British-born music producer, former New Yorker and partner in two existing hotel properties. He chats with Chris Shott about efforts to rejuvenate this largely forgotten corner of the island.
"[Insert city name here] is the new Brooklyn" has (sadly) become one of the most commonly used phrases in writing about up-and-coming areas around the country. Want to know what's not in the discussion to be crowned "the new Brooklyn?" Well, for starters, how about — um — Brooklyn? We've dug into our archives and present 15 of our favorite Brooklyn stories. Scroll through to find dining and drinking guides, interviews, venue profiles and local recipes.
Today's the day that Parisians, Francophiles and frequent travelers to Paris have been waiting for: the arrival of the new Le Fooding guide. The 2015 editions hits newsstands throughout the French capital today, with a special edition on sale at concept shops and select locations featuring a street food map illustrated by the collective AAAAA. Heading to France soon? Here's the guide you need.
Apart from an intriguing history, pulsating street culture and the storied music venue Brixton Academy, there’s one main thing drawing Londoners to Brixton right now: it’s become one of British capital’s most exciting places to eat and drink. Especially if you like jerk chicken. Travel writer Luke Pyenson dishes up his picks for eating your way through the resurgent South London neighborhood.
Travelers head to Napa Valley primarily for one purpose: wine. Even some Old World partisans who previously dismissed the region's gulpable goods are now changing their tune about the level of quality coming out of California today. So, yeah, you're going to be sipping some luscious liquids when you visit. But, what to do in between tastings? Here are some suggestions.
See the city built out of corn, crackers, chocolate
Nov 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Heck yes we'd go to Dubai for a food festival! Dubai is renowned as a rising center of fine dining — last year's inaugural celebrations lasted for 23 glorious, Michelin-starred, street food vending, bacon-free days and this year's — held from February 6-28 — promises to be even bigger. Watch this time-lapse video of artists recreating the city entirely out of intricately shaped and molded food. The Palm Islands are made out of breadsticks! How cool is that?
Sydneysiders eat Asian all the time, at least I had been told, from weeknight stir-fries at home to quick bowls of laksa to sociable Sunday yum cha (that's "dim sum" in American). Thanks to immigration over the years from both China and Southeast Asia, Australia's biggest city teems with restaurants representing every corner of that continent, and Sydney's cosmopolitan population takes full advantage of the resultingly diverse culinary scene. Couple that with coastal Australia's bounty of seafood and the perfect produce grown in this California-like climate, and you end up with some pretty top-notch eating. Here are some of the best things I found.