New York City

Ludo Lefebvre And John Stage Teamed Up For A Barbecue And Fried Chicken Bash

An unlikely pairing at Harlem EatUp!
May 18, 2015 9:00 am

On Friday, Marcus Samuelsson kicked off Harlem EatUp!, a new food festival highlighting Harlem restaurants in his adopted New York City neighborhood. The weekend-long festival included seminars, cooking demos and lots of special dinners — which brought a number of well-known American chefs to cook in and around Harlem. We scored seats at the collaboration between New York pitmaster John Stage (Dinosaur BBQ) and Los Angeles chef Ludo Lefebvre (Trois Mec, Petit Trois). Gabi Porter was on the scene to cover the action.

A Complete Guide To Eating And Drinking At Frieze New York 2015

Annual art fair is upping the ante this year
May 13, 2015 12:00 pm

The annual Frieze New York art fair takes place this Thursday through Sunday on Randall’s Island. In recent years, art fairs across the U.S. have transformed into full-blown destination events, complete with a bevy of quality food and beverage options. This year’s Frieze is no exception. Contemporary art and a quinoa bowl, washed down with a local IPA in a riverfront biergarten? Check. Here’s a look at the vendors and restaurants. 

Jimmy Carbone: Craft-Beer Hype Man

Influential bar owner had a tricky spring
May 13, 2015 10:00 am

“I can’t remember a damned thing from the past few weeks.” Jimmy Carbone, one of New York City’s greatest craft-beer advocates and owner of influential East Village lager locker Jimmy’s No. 43, has written me an email about a fortnight to forget — one that started with a blast and ended with a bash.  

The Portuguese Are Happy! George Mendes Has Opened A Cervejaria In New York City.

The scoop on the chef’s more-casual restaurant
May 11, 2015 11:00 am

George Mendes has been cooking Portuguese food in New York City for more than half a decade. His first solo project, Aldea, has been awarded a Michelin star every year since 2011. And while the restaurant has dished out consistently excellent cuisine, its prix fixe and tasting menus have kept dinner more in the category of a special-occasion meal than accessible neighborhood dining. Mendes is hoping to achieve this latter status with the opening of his second city establishment, Lupulo.

Why Is Javelina Chef Richard Caruso So Secretive About His Queso Recipe?

How cheese dip could signal the next big food craze
May 6, 2015 12:04 pm

For weeks now, Richard Caruso, chef of New York's utlra-popular new Tex-Mex restaurant, Javelina, has been fending off questions about the specific formula for his sensational spicy cheese dip, which isn’t so easy when that particular dish also happens to be his signature menu item. As such, it’s basically all that anyone wants to talk about. Chris Shott reports.

Meet The People Behind Harlem’s Blossoming Food Movement

Here are the stars of upcoming fest HarlemEatUp!
May 5, 2015 10:00 am

Like the rest of Manhattan over the past 20 years, the historic neighborhood of Harlem has sustained a near-constant wave of change and gentrification. But instead of yielding a flood of Urban Outfitters and other homogeneous chain stores, it seems to have inspired a new generation of creative chefs and entrepreneurs. Writer Clay Williams visits with some of the neighborhood’s brightest culinary minds as they prepare for their neighborhood’s new major food festival, Harlem EatUp!

A Closer Look At The Whitney’s Sleek, Seafood-Centric New Restaurant, Untitled

New opening from Gramercy Tavern’s Michael Anthony
Apr 28, 2015 10:00 am

“The last thing that this restaurant is meant to do is compete with the artwork or try to be pretentious,” says acclaimed chef Michael Anthony of Untitled, located inside New York City’s all-new Whitney Museum of American Art. Writer Rachel Signer has the scoop on the chef’s ambitions and artfully curated menu.

Startup Allows You To Just Text “Yes” For Food Delivery

The Arcade site just launched in New York City
Apr 27, 2015 11:00 am

Hungry for lunch but don’t have time to leave your desk? There are plenty of food delivery services for that. But after creating or signing in to your account, narrowing down your preferred cuisines, navigating the hundreds of nearby options and stressing over minimum delivery amounts just to end up choosing a single dish, have you really saved any time at all? Probably not. Luckily, there’s now a way to order lunch in a mere second, and it all begins with the word “yes.”


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