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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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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…

July 11, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Casa Nonna
In just eight days the kitchen that was all afumble one week ago is definitely starting to hit stride…

July 5, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Cantina by Cascabel
They brainstormed: funky, relaxed, casual, a feel of vacation. And Cantina emerged…

June 27, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Bite CrossBar
Tonight’s menu is possibly the porkiest I’ve ever seen and so is our dinner: Puffed pig’s ears (a crunch of salt and fat), pig in a blanket, sweet and fatty barbecue rib tails from a part of the critter that usually gets tossed…

June 20, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Duo Shining
Now we’re standing in what could be a duo of narcissists’ loft, a duo of sensuous paintings on the wall evoking the duo of owners here…

June 13, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Qi Bangkok Eatery/Old Shanghai
Amazingly, it is right here, blinding bling...

June 6, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Boulud Sud
Given the chef’s mastery of the burger, and his embrace of a classic hot dog, of course his falafal will be a standout…

May 31, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
MP Taverna Detour
Consider it a detour on your trek to the Hamptons where you can fill up on splendid meze and bitter greens while avoiding the worst of highway traffic

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