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October 11, 2012
“New Eats On Our Radar”
You've waited at Pok Pok, dished at Mission Chinese, and loved it at Calliope. You know where to eat next. We know you do. But here are a few spots you may not have thought of with new chefs, new seasonal menus, and new specials&nb ...
Posted: October 11, 2012 - 11:43 am
October 4, 2012
“il Buco Cheesemaker Week with Renato Brancaleoni”
il Buco & il Buco Alimentari & Vineria are proud to announce a week in NY with artisan cheesemaker Renato Brancaleoni of Roncofreddo in Emilia Romagna. Renato treats each of his handcrafted pecorino cheeses with a specific blend of ...
Posted: October 4, 2012 - 2:48 pm
October 3, 2012
“The Train Station to open at The McKitrick Hotel”
I’m a huge fan of Sleep No More, at the McKitrick Hotel. If you’ve not been, you’re missing out on one of the most thrilling, haunting, and mesmerizing interactive theater experiences of your lifetime. A riff on Macbeth that comb ...
Posted: October 3, 2012 - 4:02 pm
October 1, 2012
“Monday Night Pig Feasts at Bocca”
Starting Monday, October 8, and continuing every Monday thereafter for dinner, Bocca's executive chef James Corona—formerly of Pó, San Domenico, and Bouley—will pay homage to the pig and celebrate its many flavors with an except ...
Posted: October 1, 2012 - 2:38 pm
“The Strong Buzz 2012 Fall Restaurant Preview”
School is back in full swing, each day feels a little more like fall and the calm before the holidays is still in the air. But if you love eating in restaurants (and we assume you do if you’re reading this), it is the most exciting time of t ...
Posted: October 1, 2012 - 2:05 pm
September 30, 2012
Since Oprah recommended it, I am perhaps the last person to read Wild, by Cheryl Strayed, but I'm so glad I did. It was fantastic — a cross between The Glass Castle an ...
Posted: September 30, 2012 - 8:44 pm
September 25, 2012
“Bartending for Breast Cancer”
Next time you find yourself craving a cocktail or a cold pint, head over to Neely’s Barbecue Parlor, where one amazing bartender has taken up the fight against breast cancer. For the fourth year in a row, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness ...
Posted: September 25, 2012 - 1:40 pm
September 21, 2012
“Harris Salat Opens Ganso in Brooklyn with Chef Rio Ire”
Many years ago, at a restaurant named Country, I had lunch with my mom. We were served by a great guy who we chatted up and got to know a bit over the course of our meal. His name was Harris Salat, and he told me he was a writer and cookbook autho ...
Posted: September 21, 2012 - 3:00 pm
“Terroir Park Slope Opens Tonight”
Terroir doesn't just exist in Manhattan anymore. It's come to Brooklyn! Many thanks to Marco Canora and Paul Grieco for opening a branch of their awesome wine bar Terroir in Park Slope. The restaurant, which is on Fifth Avenue and Firs ...
Posted: September 21, 2012 - 1:18 pm
“Tenement Museum Launches Culinary Conversations”
On October 4, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum will launch Culinary Conversations, a new series of ten evening gatherings exploring the best of New York City’s food scene. Host Jane Ziegelman, best-selling author of 97 Orchard: An Edible ...
Posted: September 21, 2012 - 1:15 pm
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