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On the Culture Front: Summer Culture Recap

Chris Kompanek | Posted 11.04.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There are many good reasons to leave the city in the summer, but the past few months have provided great reasons to stay. And to give summer a proper send-off, there's Pig Island where a ticket gets you unlimited dishes using local pigs.

Estela, You Shine Brightly

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York
Tarajia Morrell

The location itself, above partner Mark Connell's dive bar institution, Botanica, and beside Milano's, is something of a revelation -- a stubborn lily growing up between two slabs of concrete. Then, at the core of it, there's the food.

WATCH: A Rap Homage To The NYC Food Scene

Posted 08.16.2013 | New York

What's even better than Jay Z and Alicia Keys's catchy New York anthem, "Empire State Of Mind"? A slightly corny parody version, all about New York's ...

Top 5 Tastes: Stone Fruit, Seafood and Everything in Between

Leah Bhabha | Posted 10.14.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

I consider myself extremely lucky to be able to eat at high class spots, hole in the wall joints, and everywhere in between on a regular basis (and to the immense detriment of my financial funds).

Top 5 Tastes: International and Carnivorous

Leah Bhabha | Posted 09.28.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Living in New York, I often take for granted the wealth of international cuisines available to me on a daily basis. Last week, I indulged in offerings from many corners of the globe, from Mexico to France, China to Spain.

Top 5 Tastes: Encased Meats, Chicago Eats

Leah Bhabha | Posted 09.21.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

While the city's haute dining scene is poppin' off at the moment, on my latest trip to Chicago I largely stuck to tradition, vowing to return and take the gastro route on my next trip.

Top 5 Tastes: Rainy Days and Juicy Chicken

Leah Bhabha | Posted 09.02.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

This week saw two instances of that oft flavorless item, chicken breast, prepared to fantastic perfection, four (!) fine dining experiences, and one gratis snack to round things out.

Top 5 Tastes: Californian and Calorific

Leah Bhabha | Posted 08.24.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

With many dips in the deep fryer and a meat-and-shellfish-heavy few days, this was not a particularly healthy week, but delicious, adventuresome and altogether delightful it was.

Support for Second Avenue Continues...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

I have mixed feelings about writing this piece. While locals like to keep gems like this to ourselves, my readers know I am on a mission to promote small businesses in this area that may have taken a hit as a result of the 2nd Avenue subway construction.

Why LA's Restaurants Are Better Than New York's

Joe Satran | Posted 08.18.2013 | Taste
Joe Satran

The west coast city simply has the best dining options in America right now.

Top 5 Tastes: Fish Feasts & Asian Appetites

Leah Bhabha | Posted 08.13.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

This week seemed to be dominated by Asian foods (no surprise there) and fish spread-adorned carbohydrates. As evidenced below, my savory tooth often outweighs my sweet, and while a good cookie is hard to beat, a salty morsel will almost always prevail.

Famous Restaurant Bans Tipping

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.11.2013 | Small Business

Many customers visit Sushi Yasuda, one of the most acclaimed Japanese restaurants in New York City, for its omakase menus of fresh fish and perfectly-...

Alison Spiegel

PHOTOS: NYC's Trendiest Rooftops | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.06.2013 | New York

Summer in the city: everyone's trying to stay cool or get out. If you can't get out, the next best place to go is up. Rooftop bars and restaurants are...

Top 5 Tastes: Code Orange

Leah Bhabha | Posted 07.31.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

From saffron-hued sea urchin to vibrant carrots and buffalo shrimp, it was another tasty week of fun!

Top 5 Tastes: Summer, Is That You?!

Leah Bhabha | Posted 07.23.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Summer in New York: Steamy nights, al fresco lunches and iced beverages.

Eleazar David Melendez

Fine Dining Landmark Threatened By Impending Rent Increase | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.16.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A massive rent increase is threatening the future of a New York's iconic restaurant The Four Seasons, a sprawling, opulently furnished fiv...

Top 5 Tastes: Experiential Enjoyment

Leah Bhabha | Posted 07.14.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

This week, it was all about the experience. My tastes this week took on a performative air as I braved the wait at Ippudo, submerged gelato in hot espresso and drank expertly crafted coffee in the company of strangers in the rain.

Heeding to Hedonism in New York City

Leah Bhabha | Posted 07.06.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Tequila, Fried Chicken, Chocolate Cake, Whiskey and Oysters. What more does anyone need, really?

Alison Spiegel

PHOTOS: Where To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo In NYC | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.01.2013 | New York

For all the great food New York is known for, the city notoriously lacks good Mexican food. In the last few years, however, this reputation has seen a...

New York Dining: Perfecting the Classics

Leah Bhabha | Posted 06.25.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Looking back on the food I was lucky enough to eat this week, I'm struck by a culinary leitmotif of sorts. Excluding the octopus dish at Dressler, each item was a re-vamped version of a classic; skilled in its distillation of the original concept and masterful in execution.

Top 5 Tastes: Some Exploratory Eating

Leah Bhabha | Posted 06.16.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

I traveled to an unfamiliar corner of New Jersey, discovered Beecher's underground restaurant, stopped in for the first time at a restaurant I often pass (Saxon & Parole) and ventured to Copenhagen by way of Tribeca.

Support Second Avenue

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 06.09.2013 | New York
SidneyAnne Stone

In keeping with my belief that we need to support Second Avenue businesses through this time of transition until the subway project is complete, I am dedicating my blog to such local businesses.

PHOTOS: Top 5 Restaurant Finds For March

Tasting Table Monthly Bites: March This article comes to us courtesy of Tasting Table New York. Each month, HuffPost NY joins's...

Alison Spiegel

PHOTOS: NYC's Rising Chefs Show Off At City Grit | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.27.2013 | New York

A crowd of diners gathered in clusters outside an old Catholic school on Prince Street last night, and one passing couple peeked inside to see what al...

Waiter Loves 'Parks & Rec'

Posted 03.13.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, a waiter at a Le Pain Quotidien in New York is a big "Parks & Recreation" fan. "The waiter brought over some free dessert and said, 'Tr...