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Where to Eat Near Grand Central Terminal (Our Updated Guide)

Ida Yu 14 comments

We've updated our guide to eateries in and around Grand Central Station to clear up all of your questions if you find yourself in the area looking for somewhere to eat. "How do I avoid the tourist traps?" "Should I venture outside the terminal?" "Where should I go for a solid, quick slice of pizza?" "Can I get a world-class dinner without hopping a cab?" Read on for the answers and our list of suggestions, complete with a map! More

Steakcraft: Michael White's Steaks at Marea, Ai Fiori, and Osteria Morini

Steakcraft Nick Solares 5 comments

While chef Michael White is best know for his rococo interpretations of Italian cuisine, he is at heart a corn-fed Midwestern kid with a love of corn-fed American beef. This is evident at three of his Manhattan restaurants: Marea, Ai Fiori, and Osteria Morini. At each he serves one of the crown jewels of the butchers meat locker—the dry aged strip loin. And just as the respective restaurants offer different glimpses of the thematic elements that inspire them, so to is the handling of the same cut, leading to three very different, yet equally compelling results. More

We Chat With Pastry Chef Bob Truitt of Marea, Ai Fiori, Osteria Morini

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Pastry Chef Bob Truitt runs six menus for Michael White's Altamarea Group, but his easy laugh and gentle smile don't give away his many responsibilities or lack of sleep. More

Ed Levine's Top 10 Potato Dishes

Ed Levine 4 comments

Make no bones about it, I'm a spuds man. A properly cooked potato—fried, mashed, hashed, souffled, baked, chipped, a pizza topping—is a beautiful thing any time of day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack. New York's chefs are quite accommodating when it comes to indulging my predilection for potatoes. Herewith, some of my favorite places to get my potato fix. What are your favorite spots for potatoes in the city? More

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