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.
Mark Firth, the owner and chief farmhand of the Bell & Anchor, "just want(s) to eat well and keep it unpretentious."
Real Greek Feta is all sheep milk cheese, smooth and creamy.
NY BBQ has arrived.
Inspiration rarely occurs in a vacuum, and luckily, in the world of a chef there is simply no need for it to. Our best friends, our sympathizers, the people we get drunk and laugh with: they are also very often our heroes and our greatest sources of inspiration. They are our fellow chefs.
Sky Ice, an artisan, all-natural ice cream shop in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is churning our flavors like lychee rose, wasabi peanut butter and dark chocolate campfire.
With a dining room view of MoMA's sculpture garden, Chef Kreuther lets his food take its cue from the art. His plates are mini-sculptures, animated with color, contrasts and meticulous detailing.
The best spots to grub down outdoors this summer.
Those who say there is no good Mexican food in New York City need to take a closer look. Here are three examples that show the city has something to offer for a wide range of palates and pocketbooks.
Tequila, Fried Chicken, Chocolate Cake, Whiskey and Oysters. What more does anyone need, really?
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.
The fourth annual LuckyRice Festival, which will be in New York City from April 29-May 5. The 10 scheduled events feature cuisines and dishes that run the gamut, from rice and ramen to Siamese (northern Thai) and the awesome sounding "This Stinks! Fermented Food Favorites From Asia.
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.
Kicking off with a Dumpling Party where guests learn to make dumplings as they sip cocktails, the week-long LUCKYRICE Festival returns to NYC.
Spring has sprung in New York, giving way to lighter jackets, unexpected rain showers and the promise of al fresco frolicking.
It should come as no surprise that the venerable Brooklyn Brewery is up to something cool again. "Kings Country Cornucopia" exhibits the artisanal foodie culture of Brooklyn in a series of traveling events aimed at bringing Brooklyn to other cities