NYC restaurants

Spring Preview 2015: 8 New York City Restaurants That Will Open Soon

Here are the openings to look out for this season
Mar 20, 2015 9:00 am

New York City, a place of perpetual chef churn and restaurant turnover, takes a bit of a breather from the openings in the winter months. Working cooks take vacations (on the Caribbean festival circuit and otherwise) and media members would rather catch up on Game of Thrones than schlep to a launch event. It’s a welcome pause for all involved. But come March, everything starts to pick back up again. The plywood starts to peel off like a Canada Goose jacket on a 60-degree day, and everybody gets excited about eating at restaurants again. Here are eight to get excited about.

The Most Iconic Food Packaging, Filipino Night At Spotted Pig, Drug Tests Gone Bad

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 17, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Free Food For Manny Pacquiao, David Chang’s Fried Chicken, The Rise Of Food Trucks

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 16, 2015 3:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it’s news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Brooks Headley Wins The Piglet For His “Anti-Cookbook Cookbook” Fancy Desserts

Del Posto pastry chef wows judges with his odd tome
Mar 10, 2015 12:15 pm

Last night, cooking site Food 52 announced the outcome of its annual tournament of cookbooks, The Piglet. And the winner — which came as little surprise to us — is Del Posto pastry chef Brooks Headley for his book, Fancy Desserts. We spoke with Headley about his excellent book last fall.

The Chefs From New York City Restaurant Contra Are Taking Over Our Instagram

Fabian and Jeremiah head to Paris for the weekend
Mar 6, 2015 2:00 pm

Contra has established itself as one of New York City’s most ambitious restaurants since opening in late 2013. The small, bare-bones restaurant serves an affordable prix fixe menu of rotating dishes inspired by local produce as well as the chefs’ backgrounds and cooking experience. Fabian von Hauske and Jeremiah Stone are the two guys behind the Lower East Side project. Perhaps most impressively, both chefs are still in their twenties. And they’re taking over our Instagram account during their weekend trip to Paris.

7 Restaurants, Bars And Grocery Stores For The Best Thai Food In Elmhurst, Queens

Entering a world of boat noodles, larb and jerky
Mar 3, 2015 12:00 pm

With venerable spots like Ayada, Boon Chu and Chao Thai, the ethnic enclave of Elmhurst, located in New York City's borough of Queens, has had a notable Thai presence for years. In the past year, another five places have joined the mix, effectively turning Little Bangkok into a veritable Thai Town. Queens-based writer Joe DiStefano dishes up his favorite stops in the hood.

Greek Wine 101: A Guide To Varieties, Pairings And Exciting Regions

Wines from Greece have never been hotter
Feb 26, 2015 2:00 pm

When you look at a Greek wine list, it can seem intimidating. And while Greek wine is still relatively unknown, there has recently been a change in how Americans are starting to receive it. Kamal Kouiri, wine director and general manager of New York City's famed Molyvos, breaks down the country's strong wine history and provides tips on varieties, pairings and ordering successfully.

5 New York City Services That Are Changing The Food-Delivery Game

NYC is the food-delivery capital of the USA
Feb 24, 2015 3:00 pm

Want the city’s best fried chicken delivered from Brooklyn straight to your Manhattan doorstep as you lie in bed working off a vicious Saturday morning hangover? There’s an app for that. An increasing number of apps and websites are making it easier than ever to order in from some of the best restaurants in New York City. Many of these services are using the city as a test run of sorts, looking to eventually expand throughout the country and possibly even overseas. Here is a look at five of these existing services, their various features and where they currently operate.


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