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NYC: Reports Of Little Italy's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated. Or Have They?

Rising rents are displacing the red sauce legends
Mar 31, 2014 9:00 am

The New York Post is always good for a solid doomsday scenario, and in yesterday’s edition they dropped a story about how New York City’s iconic Little Italy neighborhood, once a 50-block expanse of markets, restaurants, offices and pizzerias, is currently on life support.  Could it be true?

Our Month Is Made! Ivan Orkin Sets A Date To Open His Real-Deal Ramen Shop.

Ramen fans rejoice, ready for the line
Mar 12, 2014 12:30 pm

The statement has been said aloud in the Food Republic office on a near-weekly basis since just around August 22, 2013. “When is it going to open?” And so it began on that humid summer day, when we published an interview with ramen god Ivan Orkin, that the countdown began for the opening of Ivan Ramen on the Lower East Side. That countdown is about to end.

The Edible Schoolyard Benefit Is Bringing Together 30 Of NYC’s Best Chefs

Event takes place on evening of Monday, April 7
Mar 5, 2014 12:00 pm

A multi-course meal prepared by a number of New York City’s best chefs. A well-known actor acting as Co-Chair and a celebrity DJ spinning all night. All this for a worthy cause. Edible Schoolyard NYC’s second annual spring benefit is definitely not one to miss.

7 Ethnic Food Markets To Explore In Queens

Discover the products of Thailand, Korea, Ireland
Mar 4, 2014 10:00 am

The home of people, and food, from all over the world — from Latin America to Southeast Asia and the United Kingdom to the Mediterranean — Queens is arguably the most diverse and delicious 109 square miles in New York City, if not all of America. Best of all, each of the borough’s many ethnic enclaves features a grocer specializing in foods from back home. Here are seven of our favorites.   

The Ted X Manhattan Food Talk Is March 1. Here's Why You Should Stream Online.

One-day event to explore the food system
Feb 17, 2014 2:00 pm

Everybody enjoys watching a good TED talk. The global set of conferences explores “ideas worth spreading,” with speakers given a maximum of 18 minutes to present their ideas in innovative and engaging ways. We’re particularly excited about their upcoming “Changing the Way We Eat” event on Saturday, March 1st at The TimesCenter in New York City. Here's why.

The Wise Guys Guide To Eating In Little Italy: 5 Places For Mob Lore, Red Sauce

Scorsese characters, checked tablecloths in NYC
Feb 17, 2014 11:00 am

It can be hard to reconcile the touristy Little Italy of today with its gritty gangland past. Peering around at all the wide-eyed camera-clutching out-of-towners as they navigate the narrow, lugger-lined streets, you’d be forgiven for quizzically asking, “This was the stomping ground of legendary mobster ‘Crazy Joe’ Gallo?” Arthur Nash, author of New York City Gangland, dishes on the lurid backstories of five significant Little Italy tour stops and, more tantalizing, what to order at each.

NYC: So You Want To Be A Michelin Inspector? Dust Off Your Resume, Start Tweeting.

Most-important little red book on earth is hiring
Jan 9, 2014 12:00 pm

Yesterday it was reported that the highly secretive guide is currently looking for an inspector in New York City. We've posted the job description below, and started thinking about what makes an ideal candidate. Here are some key responsibilities and qualifications, with some questions. Lots of questions.

NYC: Amanda Freitag's Empire Diner Opens Tonight In Chelsea

Preview the menu of chef's first solo project
Jan 7, 2014 12:00 pm

Food Network star Amanda Freitag is finally set to open her first solo project tonight in NYC's West Chelsea. The Harrison and 'Cesca alum’s “locavore diner” will serve as a re-opening of the iconic Empire Diner – keeping the historical name – and feature a combination of the chef’s signature dishes along with classics inspired by staples from diners around the country. Here's a menu preview.


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