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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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December 5, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Todd Plays The Plaza
Everything you ever wanted to eat but were too...

November 28, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Loi Logic
I’m hearing the voice of the people: Fish lovers. Refugees from Milos. Healthy eaters of a certain age. Grownups, shall I say, grateful for dignity?

November 21, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Kibo Ambitions
My guests tonight are over the moon about Steve Hanson's newest offering in the sprawling space where Japonais used to be...

November 14, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Welcome to Chelsea Riviera, the city’s newest, surely soon to be hot neighborhood not far from the meandering High Line…

November 7, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
La Promenade des Anglais
Not that it doesn't look great…the spiffy collage of graphics on the ceiling, bold shaded lights with their perforated shades, checkerboard floor and slightly rumpled blue velvet banquettes...

November 1, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Eating Venice
There used to be silent corners in Venice. Deserted back alleys and remote campos with only the sound of footfall…

October 17, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Blue Skies, No Candy, a gift from Gael
A Gift from Me: Peek into the new digital edition of Blue Skies, No Candy...

October 10, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Hospoda is Unique
There’s a feeling that we can’t possibly be...

October 3, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Crown Moods
Jaunty sits the Crown on its eighth day of...

September 26, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Lincoln Act Two
I'm asking myself if this is the best Italian restaurant in town...

September 19, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Wong Is So Right (CLOSED)
Then come luscious shrimp fritters crisped in a sweet potato-jicama batter, served in an improbable toss of ham, rice noodles and watermelon…

September 12, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Tides in at Le Bernardin
Maguy wanted it to be elegant, modern, luxurious warm and sexy…

September 6, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
What I Ate This Summer
I want to say that the Road Food Warrior and I were even happier luxuriating in the delicious serenity of Manhattan summer weekends...

August 29, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
RedFarm Ad-Libbing
Along the bumpy way to opening a West Village dim sum carry-out parlor they planned to seed all around town…

August 22, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Fulton CatchUp/Hampton Eats
This seafood corner is a neighborhood habit...

August 15, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Secrets of La Esquina
Catty spoilsports say bridge and tunnel riders have the secret to the unmarked private cellar at La Esquina, so no reason I can’t wiggle my way in too…

August 8, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Nick & Toni’s Cafe NYC
It’s downright welcoming…

August 1, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Bread & Tulips
“Where are the tulips?” we cry...

July 25, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Miss Lily’s Favorite Cakes
I can’t swear I am simply pleased by the robust goat curry and savory oxtails or if I’m mesmerized by immersion in a rainbow of diversity…

July 18, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Penny Pinching @ BLT Steak
I remember the chicken liver mousse bowl…

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