A few years ago it would have unthinkable for a restaurant not to serve bread. Today the staff of life faces a number of threats, particularly due to perceived gluten threats and carb worries. Given this retreat, it's heartening when a highly regarded restaurant starts baking its own bread.
The cramped quarters, naval theme, and off-the-beaten-path Red Hook location of Petite Crevette turns a simple meal into a pleasant little trip. New York would be a better city if every neighborhood had a restaurant like it.
Nearly 80 years have passed since Minetta Tavern first opened its doors, yet scoring a prime time reservation there remains as difficult as ever. So what is one to do when savoring their legendary côte de boeuf or much touted Black Label burger is but a dream? Here's our guide to eating well within walking distance of the legendary restaurant.
Pastry Chef Amanda Cook has degrees in both the culinary arts and food science, and she brings them together in inventive and heart-warming ways on her dessert menu at New York's Cookshop.
To find soul food in New York you need look no further than Harlem, which claims more fried chicken and mac and cheese per capita than anywhere else in the city. We talked with locals around the neghborhood to see where they get their fix.
In a nondescript shopping mall, just past a plastic bottle recycling station, in Jackson Heights, Queens, lies one of the best French bakeries in New York. Case in point: this all-chocolate, all-the-time dessert.
There's usually more to a restaurant than the talked-about dishes that helped make them big. Here are some non-signature dishes at popular restaurants that are just as good as the main draw on the menu.
Au Za'atar's Middle Eastern mezze is the kind of food that has you craving more before your plate is half empty.
Made with a chocolate crust, filled with a chocolate cream, topped with a chocolate glaze, and finished with a chocolate disc and a truffle, Maison Kayser's Chocolate Tart is truly a study in chocolate. We went behind the scenes to see how it's made.
What are the best spots in Hell's Kitchen for an affordable lunch? Our favorites from deli sandwiches to authentic Isan Thai, right this way.
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Despite the glamourous modern interior and seemingly intimidating open kitchen, North End Grill is a quite comfortable restaurant. That's a theme extending from sleek, plush leather booths to a delicious but unfussy dessert menu from pastry chef Tracy Obolsky.
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This small cafe does a wonderful brunch that's worth waking up early to beat the crowds.
Nearly six years ago, Ryan Angulo and his wife left Astoria for Bay Ridge to be closer to Angulo's restaurant, Buttermilk Channel. Now the chef, who's busy at the restaurant's new sibling French Louie, has plenty of reasons to stay beyond work. His recommendations for Middle Eastern food and groceries, old school Italian, and pizza after the jump.
Easter brunches, food policy discussions, and a Japanese-inspired Seder—see what food events are coming up in the week ahead.
Flushing's Canton Gourmet serves fried chicken and fried rice that, bite for bite, is one of the tastiest meals in the neighborhood.
Be it a diner with a killer roast beef sandwich, a street cart off the beaten path, or a little Italian place that's still (perhaps blissfully) undiscovered, tell us: what restaurants in the city deserve more attention than they get, and what do you visit them for? Let us know in the comments.
If you're tired of the same sad delis and fast food chains in Midtown East, we have you covered with the neighborhood's best, most reliable fast and cheap lunches, from deli sandwiches to falafel to Indian street food.