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The Benihana Folks Debut Sorba, A Brand-New Bowl Of Noodles

Watch out, fancy ramen, KOA's sorba noodles rock!
Oct 30, 2014 4:00 pm

There's no food enthusiast on earth who doesn't go weak at the knees for a steaming bowl of Asian noodles. New Yorkers only ever demand what's new, so hit KOA in NYC's Flatiron District and meet sorba, your new favorite comfort food with a twist that's distinctly Japanese (and healthier than a fried pork cutlet). With Iron Chef Yuji Wakiya at the kitchen helm, this is one dish you can't just Yelp and wait in line for.

Checking In On The Paying For Restaurant Reservations Game. It's Not Going Away.

Upstart companies Resy and Zurvu are growing
Oct 24, 2014 9:00 am

People are paying for the privilege of being able to sit at a restaurant. Yes, you read that right. Diners in New York are ponying up dough just to secure a table at some of the city’s most exclusive restaurants through multiple third-party services. It’s a trend we investigated in detail this summer. We followed up on two of these sites offering reservations at a price.

Chef Diego Oka Leads The Way To Fine Peruvian Dining In America. Follow Him.

Miami La Mar chef is spreading the tiradito gospel
Oct 22, 2014 12:00 pm

Lima-born chef Diego Oka is of the most delicious school of Evangelism there is: travel the world, live everywhere, bring your cuisine to the hungry masses wherever you go and spread the word of delicious Peruvian food. A protege of renowned chef Gastón Acurio, Oka has been cooking during the uprising of a vibrant, fast-growing cuisine for nearly a decade, so don't let the baby face fool you. He's also got some music, restaurant recommendations and general advice you should take.

Here's What's Not On The Menu: Your Underpaid Female Server, Line Cook, Hostess

Join Eve Ensler in NYC, rally against harassment!
Oct 13, 2014 12:00 pm

Whatcha doing Tuesday, October 14th at 11 a.m.? Rallying against sexual harassment in the restaurant industry? Demanding equal pay for women? Us too! Tuesday's “Not On The Menu” rally gives voices to the women impacted by the restaurant industry’s low wages and seeks to encourage anyone with experience in the restaurant industry to share their stories and fight the notion that sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination in the restaurant industry is ‘just part of the culture.’ 

5 Places To Eat Incredibly Well In Providence, RI

A creative food scene that's not to be overlooked
Oct 2, 2014 11:00 am

It's easy to overlook Providence when discussing the East Coast's most recognized food cities. Then again, the city is home to one of the country's top culinary institutions, Johnson & Wales, and the historical Italian neighborhood of Federal Hill. Its location near a number of notable farms and a large body of water ensure that the city's restaurants can access fresh produce and seafood year-round. Suddenly, it doesn't seem so far-fetched that Providence would be a city bustling with food options, full of packed establishments that mix old and new, classical and contemporary. Here are five of our favorite places to eat in town.

6 New York City Restaurants That Are Celebrating Big Anniversaries

Hitting the five or ten-year mark is no small feat
Sep 18, 2014 1:00 pm

Operating a restaurant is no easy task. Between space, equipment and personnel issues, it’s a straight uphill battle from day one. Stories of high-profile restaurant closings hit the newswire almost every month, with well-known and popular establishments regularly closing their doors for good. Simply put, it’s a big achievement when restaurants make it through a year or two – let alone five or ten – in New York City. And that’s exactly what these six city staples have managed to do.

5 New Places To Eat And Drink Exceptionally Well In Washington, D.C.

Nation's capital is quickly gaining culinary cred
Sep 9, 2014 9:00 am

There's more to the nation's capital than just museums and political shenanigans. The District is home to a rapidly expanding food and drink scene, which includes America's "best new restaurant" as decided by Bon Appétit. Here are five hot new places that easily justify a trip inside the Beltway.

Fall Preview 2014: 10 Major Restaurant Openings In Philadelphia

America's great underrated food scene gets a boost
Aug 27, 2014 1:00 pm

What does Philadelphia’s underrated restaurant scene have in store for diners this fall? Read on for details on 10 of Philly’s most anticipated autumn debuts, a mix of celebrity chefs, rising talent and under-the-radar newcomers vying for theirs in this thriving (and competitive) culinary city.

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