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April 13, 2014
Blue Hill @Stone Barns
I think I knew something messianic was afoot, but it...
April 7, 2014
The usual display of discipline vanishes with the landing...
March 31, 2014
The Cecil
But just say Harlem and they’re in...
March 24, 2014
Indeed, it’s only a few weeks into its quiet opening,...
March 17, 2014
The River Café
I‘ve never lost the shiver of thrill I get from the...

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April 18, 2014 | Short Order
New Bakery Imports Basque Eats to Soho
Hogar Dulce Hogar brings Basque Home Sweet Home to Manhattan

March 18, 2014 | Short Order
Ballymaloe Sauces
Ballymaloe, an Irish peddler of upscale condiments, touts itself as warrior in the Irish food renaissance.

March 5, 2014 | Short Order
Cricket Azima Gets Kids Cooking at The Creative Kitchen
Braving a roomful of (plastic) knife-wielding toddlers at the Kids Food Festival

March 4, 2014 | Short Order
Fight chills with Ana Lopez’s Spicy Turkey Chili
Insatiable Reporter’s fiery chili wins fans abused by the polar winter

February 19, 2014 | Short Order
Macaron Parlour brings breakfast cookies and fanciful pastries to UpperWestSide
Breakfast is the new frontier for Macaron Parlour and pastry lovers alike.

February 12, 2014 | Short Order
New BarBacon in Hell’s Kitchen is All Bacon All the Time
Expect bacon swizzle sticks, bacon-steeped vodka, and chocolate-covered bacon.

February 10, 2014 | Short Order
Blue Olive Market: Casual Greek Eatery Invades Midtown
Blue Olive Market. If Mario were Greek...

February 7, 2014 | Short Order
The Ultimate Baking Challenge: Robicelli’s Kiwanis Cupcakes
Can I outdo Robicelli’s at their own cupcake-making game?

January 30, 2014 | Short Order
Chef David Malbequi Is Out at Rotisserie Georgette and Another Daniel Boulud Alum Moves In
“The stars aligned,” says Georgette Farkas of new Boulud hire Columbia U grad Chad Brauze.

January 27, 2014 | Short Order
Juice Fasting: Enlightenment in a Bottle or Worst Idea I Ever Pitched?
Can living on nothing but juice take me to a place of boundless energy and transcendent joy?

January 23, 2014 | Short Order
Meat Is a One-Night Stand, Vegetables Are a Marriage: Franny’s Cellar Series Celebrates Winter Vegetables
Brooklyn restaurant Franny’s gets passionate about vegetables at their latest Cellar Series dinner.

January 21, 2014 | Short Order
It’s ABC Country, as Jean-Georges Launches His Rehabbed Inn at Pound Ridge
Why would he do it? “I never did anything historic before,” he says.

January 20, 2014 | Short Order
Theo Peck Brings Old School Lower East Side Flavor to Brooklyn
A shiksa discovers the delights of matzo ball soup in Clinton Hill

January 9, 2014 | Short Order
“Brooklyn Chef’s Table” Love Fest Warms Up the Polar Vortex
On an icy January night, Sarah Zorn’s book party generates some Brooklyn culinary heat.

December 30, 2013 | Short Order
Whole Foods Comes to Brooklyn: Did you say Superfund or Super FUN?
In a cloud of cinnamon-pinecone-scented air, Brooklyn Mom forsees demise of Fairway...

December 27, 2013 | Short Order
Do or Dine: We Did, We Dined, We Ate Fish Eyeballs (At Least, I Did)
Santaria skulls, subway tile and a spinning disco ball screamed Brooklyn hipster...

November 26, 2013 | Short Order
Reverse Chic: Brooklyn Invades Gotham West Market
Scanning the far-flung, ten thousand square feet grazing grounds of the newly opened Gotham West Market in Hell’s Kitchen, I spot a trio of favorite vendors from my adopted borough…

November 25, 2013 | Short Order
Waste Not Cranberry Sauce Sorbet by Rozanne Gold
The author of Radically Simple can’t resist leftovers.

November 7, 2013 | Short Order
75 farmers in red-and-black plaid hit NYC Friday to promote Cabot cheddar
Plaid-wrapped bus brings farmers to stores. Liberty Hill Farm’s Beth Kennett passes out goodies from Cabot at Zabars.

October 28, 2013 | Short Order
Seventh Annual NY Film Fest Is Boldly Stuffed
I feel disoriented as I order an Old Fashioned from the bartender standing behind the nacho counter at the 3rd Ave AMC Theaters…

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