Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Penn Station, one of New York's transit hubs in a...let's say challenging food neighborhood. But there's plenty of good food if you know where to look, and much more if you're willing to walk a little bit. To help, here's our updated field guide with everything from quick bites to a full-service meal.
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What if we could take the best barbecue from around New York and combine it at one magic meat palace of a restaurant?What would such at place look like? Who'd be there? After plenty of research, beer-soaked debate, and antacids, we think we have our answer.
Has New York become a rib town? We set out to answer this by trying seven pork ribs in Manhattan. Who runs the best rack-et in this city? And how do these ribs stack up to other ribs on the barbecue trail outside of New York City?
Hill Country Chicken chef Elizabeth Karmel is on a mission that's close to my heart: she wants New Yorkers to have a casual fried chicken and pie joint that they can be proud of. Good timing, right? Fried chicken is, well, as hot as a Fry-o-lator full of peanut oil in New York. And pie isn't far behind.
Looking for wings for your Super Bowl party? We have a few recommendations.
Where to pick up your turkey, sides, and much, much, more.
Photograph by Dave Cook Not to be outdone by Momofuku's take-out Thanksgiving bo ssam, Hill Country has a Thanksgiving feast of their own available for pick up [PDF menu] . For $255, you get a 14-16 pound whole pit-smoked Turkey,...
Short ribs are not a cut of meat most pitmasters bother with in barbecue epicenters like Kansas City, Texas, and Memphis, and yet I have found that my favorite dish at both Daisy May's and Hill Country is short ribs....