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Skàl's Nordic Cuisine and Service Leave You Hanging

Max Falkowitz 12 comments

It's a cold and lonely walk to Canal and Ludlow, the streets empty and dark and windy. The Lower East Side may be hopping, but not here. So when you show up at Skàl, it'd be nice if a waiter didn't greet you with a look that asked, "What are you doing here?" Trust me, guys, I didn't just stumble in by accident. More

First Look: Aska, Fredrik Berselius's New Tasting and Bar Menus in Williamsburg

Maryse Chevriere 2 comments

For some, Aska might resonate as an encore performance from chef Fredrik Berselius, who was at the helm of this year's much-applauded pop-up, Frej. For this project, however, the chef (whose resumé includes stints at at Aquavit, Per Se, and Corton) is joined by Atera alum Rockey who has taken on the roll of general manager. The Williamsburg restaurant will offer a $65 six-course tasting menu Sunday through Thursday, as well as a bar menu. More

AQ Kafe, the First Swedish Go-To Sandwich Spot and Bakery?

Ed Levine 8 comments

Photographs by Robyn Lee AQ Kafé 1800 Broadway, New York NY 10019 (b/n 58th St. and Central Park South; map); 212-462-0005; aqkafe.com Service: Prompt at the bakery counter, a little slow but well-meaning at the tables Setting: Cheerful, airy... More

Find the Classic Bay Ridge at Nordic Delicacies

Barbara Hanson 5 comments

When people think of Bay Ridge, they most likely think of Saturday Night Fever, Tony Manero strutting along 86th Street scarfing down two slices of pizza folded atop each other, or later rehearsing disco moves in a mirrored studio.... More

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