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10 Places To Get Great Vegetarian Pasta In NYC

The Vegetarian Option Howard Walfish 1 comment

Cold weather means bulking up and pasta's one great way to do so. We've had some great vegetarian-friendly pastas of late, and even if ingredients change with the seasons, here are ten kitchens we trust to make us a more than satisfying veg-friendly noodle. More

16 Dishes That We Loved at the City Harvest Bid Against Hunger Gala

Chris Hansen 4 comments

At Serious Eats, we're all about food. And even when we're not reading or writing about it, we're perhaps thinking, idealizing, and dreaming about it. But we're also cognizant of the millions of New Yorkers who don't have ready access to food, which is why we're down with City Harvest, an organization that for over 25 years, has helped to feed the New York City's hungry. And in order to fund this massive effort (they estimate they'll rescue 30 million lbs of food this year), they've partnered with some of the city's best restaurants to throw their annual Bid Against Hunger gala, which was held yesterday evening at the Metropolitan Pavilion. More

The Vegetarian Option: Scarpetta's New Vegetarian Menu

The Vegetarian Option Maggie Hoffman 3 comments

[Photographs: Maggie Hoffman] Scarpetta 355 West 14th Street, New York NY 10014 (at 9th Avenue; map); 212-691-0555; website warning: music plays Cuisine: Italian Veggie Options: 8 appetizers, 8 entrées Cost: Appetizers $12-15, veg entrées $18-24 Finding a place to... More

Meet & Eat: Scott Conant

Leah Douglas 17 comments

One of the most celebrated Italian chefs in New York City, Scott Conant is at the top of his game. Chef-owner of the very successful Scarpetta restaurants in NYC and Miami Beach, he opened his newest restaurant, Faustina, in early 2010. And next week, he'll be opening a brand new Scarpetta branch in Toronto—his first international project. Additionally, Scott is the host of new Food Network show 24 Hour Restaurant Battle, where teams of two compete every week for to open a restaurant in a mere 24 hours. I chatted with Scott about all of these projects and more. More

The Best Bread Baskets in New York City

Katie Quinn 54 comments

Bread baskets are one of the greatest pleasures of dining out. Have you ever eaten a bread basket that was so delicious you couldn't stop eating it? Or one that even out-shined your actual meal? We have—and since New York City is a bastion of the impressive bread basket, we set out to determine our favorites. More

Making Scarpetta's Tomato-Basil Spaghetti with Scott Conant

Carey Jones 15 comments

[Photos: Carey Jones] When Ed Levine first tasted Scott Conant's spaghetti with tomato and basil at Scarpetta, it was love at first bite. And he was hardly the only diner so enamored. While Scott Conant's trattoria has been widely... More

Deal of the Day: Scarpetta

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To celebrate the big one-year-old birthday, Scarpetta is offering a special four-course prix fixe menu (yes, the spaghetti with tomato and basil is involved) with complimentary wine pairings for $50 a person. Offer ends tomorrow, and apparently the portions are... More

Fancy Restaurants Should Implement an Early 'Baby Seating'

Zach Brooks 85 comments

Restaurants are struggling to find ways to bring in customers. If movie theaters have mommy-and-baby showings on weekday mornings, why can't restaurants have an early family seating? More

Some Restaurant Week Highlights

Grace Kang 4 comments

Our all-star intern Grace Kang has been making the Restaurant Week rounds. With so many restaurants keeping the prix-fixe menus out until late-February, you still have time to check out Grace's faves. —Erin Clockwise from left: Scarpetta's olive oil cake,... More

Scarpetta's Scott Conant a Veteran on a New Playing Field

Ed Levine 11 comments

The food at Scarpetta is not a radical departure for Scott Conant. In fact, you can call it Conant's Greatest Hits, with a few new tracks thrown in for good measure. Conant's food has always been honest, soulful, and mercifully devoid of gimmickry, and I wanted to see if it could withstand a retractable roof. More

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