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Put PDT in Your Pocket with Jim Meehan’s New Cocktail App

Harness the power of technology for your home bar
May 22, 2015 10:00 am

One of the most frustrating things about trying to re-create a cocktail you discovered in a bar or found in a book is getting all ready to start filling up your shaker, only to discover that your home bar is missing some esoteric ingredient. Thanks to a new app, that irritant can be removed from your life.

The Latest Lunch-Delivery Service Is Brought To You By...Uber?

UberEats is now available in NYC, LA and Chicago
Apr 28, 2015 12:45 pm

Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry worldwide over the past few years. Can the mobile app now do the same for lunch delivery? After successful test runs in Los Angeles and Barcelona, Spain, the company launched its UberEats service in New York City and Chicago today. We’ve got the scoop.

Inside David Chang’s Ambitious New Food-Delivery Disruptor, Maple

With major funding, a promise to reinvent the game
Apr 28, 2015 9:00 am

Last week at a loft in Manhattan’s Financial District, a deep cut from Wilco’s Sky Blue Sky plays softly on the Jambox while programmers and UX specialists bang away at a table lined with glowing MacBooks. There’s a business-ops guy and a customer-ops guy huddling in the corner, and a slick publicist quietly taking notes as I ask a chef a few questions. “Terrified,” says the chef of her restaurant’s imminent launch. If the Silicon Valley extras call before us doesn’t hint at it already, this is not your typical restaurant opening. This is David Chang’s Maple.

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.

Spicy Salmon Skin Crostini Recipe

Transform crispy salmon skin into a redic bar snack
Dec 26, 2014 1:00 pm

The best after-work drinking spots have not just happy hour drink specials, but great eats too. Mira Sushi and Izakaya in New York City's Flatiron District happens to have both. We borrowed this amazing salmon crostini recipe from Mira's chef Brian Tsao. It goes great with beer, that's for sure. Is the crispy salmon chicharron the next chicken wing? Sure!

John Egerton's Ham Pâté On Beaten Biscuits Recipe

Country ham and biscuits like you've never had
Dec 18, 2014 1:00 pm
county ham pate on biscuits
Photo: Bonjwing Lee

We sat in on a cooking lesson led by Nashville chef Tyler Brown of The Capitol Grille and moderated by the great John T. Edge. Country ham and biscuits were destined to make an appearance, but Brown's dish, inspired by renowned journalist and Southern food specialist John Egerton, turns a staple dish into a party-friendly canapé.

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.

Is This For Real? Pigs In Pimento Cheese Blankets Recipe.

Start the party with these pigs in blankets
Sep 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Let's hear it for pimento cheese, that quintessential Southern appetizer of delicious cheddar made tastier and spreadable via mayo and cream cheese and flavored with pimentos and...well, anything else. It's also incredibly versatile — check out Pimento Cheese, the new cookbook from Perre Coleman Magness, author of blog The Runaway Spoon.

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