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What to Eat at the Columbus Circle Holiday Market

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The Columbus Circle Holiday Market offers quality food options from Bar Suzette, the Beagle, Red Basil Thai Kitchen, Mrs. Dorsey's Kitchen, Mayhem & Stout, and many others. Take a look at the slideshow above for some of our favorite bites. More

What to Eat at the Union Square Holiday Market

Paul Yee 3 comments

New Yorkers offer polarizing opinions on the Union Square Holiday Market. Some welcome its appearance as a festive landmark of the season while others view it as a high-walled fortress guarding a labyrinthine set up of stalls. But if you search hard enough through the maze, there are several impressive and delicious food offerings. Here are some of our highlights. More

What to Eat at the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park

Paul Yee 2 comments

Winter in New York means that your public parks get a holiday makeover. On 6th Avenue and 42nd Street, Bryant Park boasts a giant Christmas tree that towers over a 17,000 square foot ice skating rink. Surrounding the plaza is a village of more than 100 Holiday Shops. Here are some tasty treats you can snack on while you're shopping for handmade soaps and fuzzy slippers. More

An Afternoon Tour of Soho with Andrew Carmellini

Erin Zimmer 6 comments

"I end up here more often than I should," admitted Andrew Carmellini when we met him at Dominique Ansel, the staggeringly good French bakery on Spring Street. This was stop number one on what would become our three-hour Soho food crawl. Hop along on our Soho tour with chef Andrew Carmellini! More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Adam and Max's Astoria

Max Falkowitz 27 comments

Astoria is a friendly, comfortable, and affordable place to live, but above all else, it's a place to eat. The fare probably isn't what you grew up with, but it doesn't take long to start eating like a true blue Greek/Italian/Egyptian/Serbian/Latin American/who knows what else. Seriously, the amount of ethnic food here is staggering. Go forth with a sense of adventure and you'll be richly rewarded with a polyglot dining scene growing in every direction at once. More

Pho Cho Ben Thanh Open in Former Custard King, Sweet 'n' Tart Space

Adam Kuban 8 comments

[Photographs: Adam Kuban] Looks like Pho Cho Ben Thanh, which has Grand Opening! banners plastered across its façade and is running a debut special of 15% off, is so new there's no intel on it on the various websites.... More

Lunch for One: Señor Pollo

Lunch for One Kathy YL Chan 1 comment

[Photographs: Kathy YL Chan] In September of last year, Robyn Lee did a post on the $6.50 Quarter-Chicken and Two Sides Deal from Señor Pollo. It's one of the best cheap lunch deals in the East Village and most... More

No Plates: What's Up With That Name?

Adam Kuban 3 comments

[Photograph: Adam Kuban] Spotted in Williamsburg over the weekend: No Plates. What the heck do they serve things on, then? Some searching finds this on Gothamist, in case you've seen it and are wondering, too: Open this week [late... More

More Breakfast Pizza in Brooklyn at Toby's Public House

Carey Jones 5 comments

[Photograph: Word in Mouth] Add this to our list of Brooklyn breakfast pizzas: the bacon, sausage, and egg pizza at Toby's Public House. Peter Cherches at Word in Mouth writes: "I wondered how the bacon and eggs would figure... More

The Making of Saul Bolton’s Baked Alaska, at Saul in Boerum Hill

Carey Jones 5 comments

"The meringue acts like an igloo, shielding the frozen parfait from the elements." It’s hard not to see Boerum Hill restaurant Saul as a trailblazer—if not a particularly obvious one. Opened ten years ago this August, when Smith Street was... More

Deal of the Day: Free Burger at New York Hot Dog & Coffee

Adam Kuban 2 comments

On Wednesday, July 8, Greenwich Village's New York Hot Dog & Coffee will be giving away 100 bulgogi burgers (all-beef patty marinated in NYHDCC's sauce). No minimum purchase; starting at 11 a.m., it's first come, first served. 245 Bleecker Street,... More

The Worst Seafood Display Ever? Or the Most Brilliant? You Decide

Adam Kuban 25 comments

Elephant Larry Longtime SE reader Jeff S. alerts us to an "awful seafood display" he snapped a picture of at the Whole Foods on Houston Street in New York City—the one where they filmed parts of Top Chef this... More

Canstruction Exhibit in New York City

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

If you could play Jenga with cans, and make something cool with it that didn't topple, that would describe the Canstruction 2008 exhibit at the World Financial Center. Since the artists were from top architectural and engineering firms across... More

Your Guided Tour of Staten Island's Mexican Treasures

ninalalli 6 comments

Nina Lalli takes you on a taco and torta hunt through Staten Island's Mexican restaurants. More

Despaña: A Superb Secret Sandwich Spot

Ed Levine 20 comments

When you walk up a few steps and enter Despaña you leave New York and arrive in Spain, where you will find yourself in a gorgeously minimalist Spanish specialty food store. More

Cooking Italian with Tom Valenti at the New York Culinary Experience

Allison Hemler Post a comment

Now that you have gotten perspectives on two very different classes from last weekend's New York Culinary Experience, I've got a look at one more: Italian comfort food. On Sunday afternoon I got a chance to learn Italian American cuisine... More

Red Hook Ball Field Vendors Will Return in 8 Days, Finally!

Erin Zimmer 3 comments

Red Hook ball field vendors got the thumbs-up yesterday to start normal operations again on Saturday, July 19. Talk about relief! Despite the major delay and temporary "satellite" home at the Brooklyn Flea, New Yorkers will soon be rewarded... More

Sweet Melissa Creamerie: Where Philly Visits Brooklyn

Sugar Rush Erin Zimmer 4 comments

Editor's note: Every afternoon we like to post a short Sugar Rush to end your day. Think of it as the dessert to your daily blog reading. —Zach Melissa of Sweet Melissa Patisserie isn't from Philly, but she's scooping the... More

Sugar Rush: Nutella Ricotta Calzone at Toby's Public House

Erin Zimmer 14 comments

Calzone the way it always should have been: in dessert form! More

Free Sample Sunday at the New Amsterdam Market and Unfancy Food Show

Erin Zimmer 5 comments

At the New Amsterdam Market: pistachio rhubarb bread from Bouchon Bakery, sweet basil ice cream from The Bent Spoon, and a blueberry and yogurt popsicle from The People's Popsicle. If you didn't substitute lunch in New York yesterday with... More

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