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January 11, 2017
11 Favorites I Discovered in 2016
I’ve been going out for dinner six nights a week. On...
December 14, 2015
It Isn’t Easy to Name the Best Dishes of 2015
After a longish mea culpa, I am now going to try to...
July 13, 2015
Where are you sending friends now?
Where do I eat when I’m not hustling to find something...
December 16, 2013
Feeding the Folks: Where to Go
May 14, 2012
Where can I take my 13-year-old to sample New York’s best food without breaking the bank?
Like his mother, my son loves to eat. I am trying to...

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August 5, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
The lush summer taste of my chilled corn veloute comes rushing back...

July 29, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
River Café
Occasionally dinner is a rare and delicious indulgence...

July 22, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Unforgettable Chanterelle
A stylish Sally Bowles gets up from a handsome writing desk to greet you…

July 16, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Not so Innocent Times
I was asked to choose the ten most important restaurants of the four decades…

July 8, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Best So Far 2019
Here are places that I discovered this year where I’m sending my pals…

June 30, 2019 | About Gael
Drifting: What I Ate
It’s a taco joint that moved into the space where Sugar and Plumm used to be…

June 24, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Little Spain Diner
I fear getting lost in Nordstrom’s while trying to find dinner...

June 17, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Born-Again Pastis
Tonight’s crowd is dressed in everything from clinging gowns to rompers…

June 3, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
701 West
A cocoon of sound-muffling blue velvet, full of promise...

May 27, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Terrace Edition
Almost everything on the menu tempts us to order more than we should...

May 20, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Paladar Brazilian
"What's new uptown on the East Side?" I asked Google ...

May 13, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Fairway 74th Street Café
That left room for an innocent crush on Fairway’s David Sneddon…

May 6, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Avena Downtown
Finally I spot it behind a formidable barricade…

April 29, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Il Divo
Sweeping through the velvet curtain is like entering another world…

April 15, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Standard Grill
Rocco is in the kitchen. Can Anna Wintour be far behind?

April 8, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Mercado Little Spain
Andrés had not yet grown into the feeding hero of catastrophes...

April 1, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Devotedly Italian with pastas graded DOP, made locally in Italy…

March 25, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Happy Birthday Gotham Bar and Grill
It looked the same only lighter – a gorgeous platinum blonde…

March 18, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
Lights On: Hudson Yards
I got to explore, get lost and taste a free steak last Tuesday…

March 11, 2019 | BITE: My Journal
First Born Wayan
No way to miss the Rockwell Group’s tropical...

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