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Don't Overlook One Lucky Duck's Vegan Coconut Macaroons

Sugar Rush Rabi Abonour 6 comments

It's an all-too-common problem for raw vegan food to short out on flavor in favor of ideology. Fortunately, One Lucky Duck's Chocolate Macaroons ($13.50 for an 11 oz. bag) are a tasty treat, regardless of how they're (not) cooked. More

Nothin' but Nuggets at the Nugget Spot

Paul Yee 6 comments

The Nugget Spot fits the mold of a single item restaurant that offers creative variations of an iconic dish. The playful theme of the menu at the Nugget Spot is reinforced by incorporating ingredients like Cheez-Its, Ritz crackers, pretzels, and rice crispies. More

Loop, a Solid Neighborhood Sushi Spot in Gramercy

Nick Solares 2 comments

Loop is a solid neighborhood option for the area. I recommend you stick with the simplest of preparations—the basic rolls and the sashimi—which are the surest bets. The specialty rolls and especially the hot food is more hit and miss. More

Greek in Gramercy at Taverna

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Taverna's opening is also part of a larger trend—there have been a slew of Greek restaurant openings in Manhattan recently—Ammos Estiatorio and Village Taverna being two recent examples. Taverna is a worthy addition. More

First Look: The New Olive Oil Tasting Menu at Maialino

First Look Jacqueline Raposo 4 comments

This week, Executive Chef Nick Anderer unveils a new olive oil tasting program at Danny Meyers' Italian trattoria, Maialino. Here Nick explains his motivation behind the program, what's on the menu now, and what we can expect soon. More

Market Tours: Bedford Cheese Shop in Manhattan

Clara Inés Schuhmacher 1 comment

In the bizarre and expensive world of New York real estate, it seems counter-intuitive to move from Brooklyn to Manhattan in search of a bigger spot, but that's exactly what the Bedford Cheese Shop did. In July 2012, they opened a second—larger—location on Irving Place, in Gramercy. More

Sugar Rush: Tiramisu at Maialino

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 2 comments

Maialino's tiramisu is classic in every way, and it nails it. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Laura Maniec's Gramercy (and Surrounding Area)

Neighborhood Guides Allegra Ben-Amotz 4 comments

The master sommelier and owner of Corkbuzz tells us where she goes in the neighborhood for wine, cocktails, late night cheese plates, and more. More

TGI Fry-Day: Yuca Fries at Rhong-Tiam Express

TGI Fry-Day Max Falkowitz 2 comments

Rhong-Tiam's roti and noodles are the main draw to this Gramercy Thai favorite, but if you're looking for a way to bulk up your order, yuca fries are a worthy addition. More

Date Night: Grill 21

Date Night Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler 3 comments

Grill 21 says it serves Asian American fusion in Gramercy. In reality this tiny, no frills spot specializes in Filipino food, and its location, on East 21st Street between First and Second Avenues, doesn't quite qualify as Gramercy. But it does make for comfortable eating, with some dishes familiar, some pleasantly new. More

Sugar Rush: Strawberry Pie at Gramercy Tavern

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

There was a blueberry pie on the menu at Gramercy Tavern. But alas! That was just for a few days. It is gone now. Not to worry though, it's been replaced with an equally fine Strawberry Pie ($9). More

Sugar Rush: Granita di Caffé at Maialino

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

For summer, Maialino's dessert menu features Granita di Caffé ($6), an elegant two-part concoction of espresso ice and whipped cream. More

Apps Only: Gramercy Tavern

Apps Only Ben Fishner 4 comments

Apps Only returns with a cheapskate visit to the bar at Gramercy Tavern. It's all about the bar nuts. More

Staff Picks: Early Spring Dishes We Love in New York City

The Serious Eats Team 6 comments

Spring is happening in New York, and we couldn't be more excited (no, really look at slide 1—we're really excited). Tender, green vegetables are the order of the day, and we've already started chowing down. Of course Spring still has a long way to go, so we haven't devoured all our favorite veggies yet, but these have made a fine start to the season. Click through the slideshow to see all the early seasonal dishes we've loved lately. More

This Easter, Eat Rabbit: 9 Rabbit Dishes We Love in New York

The Serious Eats Team 3 comments

As we've been thinking about stories for Easter, we've had bunny on the brain—and not just the chocolate version. So for the past couple of weeks we've been reminiscing about recent rabbit meals we loved. Here are some of our favorites that you should consider for your next bunny-centric meal. More

Cheap Eats: Five Great Indian Snacks In Curry Hill

Jamie Feldmar 4 comments

The intersection of Lexington Avenue and 28th Street, affectionately dubbed "Curry Hill" for its high concentration of Indian restaurants and grocers, happens to be a cheap eater's paradise. Here's where to go for some of the neighborhood's best snacks, all for under $10. More

Sugar Rush: Pear Crisp at Gramercy Tavern

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

The topping of this Pear Crisp from Gramercy Tavern is my favorite part of the dessert. More

The Brunch Dish: Contadino at Maialino

The Brunch Dish Ben Fishner Post a comment

With entrees ranging from $12-$15 and sides in the $6 neighborhood, brunch at Maialino isn't cheap, exactly. Considering that we had no wait, friendly, helpful service and seriously delicious food, Maialino's got one of the best brunches in town. More

Sugar Rush: Olive Oil Cake at Maialino

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

Torta di Olio d'Oliva ($8) is a memorable yet simple way to end any meal at Maialino. More

Lunch To-Go: Salads at One Lucky Duck

Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

One Lucky Duck, the take-away spot from vegan restaurant Pure Food and Wine, is best known for their smoothies, juices, and raw desserts. But they also do an excellent lunch business, turning out raw and vegan salads to go at rapid speed during the busy lunch hours. More

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