Like other Brooklyn neighborhoods, Gowanus has seen factory spaces and warehouses repurposed as lofts and condos, and two recent additions to the neighborhood are accelerating Gowanus' otherwise gradual transformation.
It breaks my heart to see the Mickey Mantle's close after almost a quarter century. The place bubbled with the optimism of hamburgers and home runs, and 10 and 11-year-olds ust as exuberant as their parents.
Bartender Doug Quinn of P. J. Clarke's in Manhattan, who many considered to be the gold standard of the old guard of bartenders, had been fired.
With a scorching heat wave in NYC, ordering an iced chocolate is a must; it's refreshing, heavenly, and far from heavy.
With its rich, cultural diversity, Brooklyn has always been a great dining destination, but it seems to be coming of age alongside the recent wave of food-mania, perfectly timing its ascent with a growing national obsession with all things food.
Sometimes we like to think we have every food option possible here in NYC, but traveling reminds us that it's not always the case. Here are four West Coast food finds I'd like to see in Brooklyn ASAP.
For those trying to eat healthfully or lose weight, dining with children can be a challenge -- even for top food pros. In the best-case scenario, however, having a child helps you eat better than you did before.
It's a town where you don't just go out for Chinese, Spanish, African or Italian food: You go out expressly for Sichuan, Basque, Senegalese or Sardinian.
Ice cream is a blank slate. Like its old pal cake, ice cream is fine plain but can be adapted endlessly with every flavor and texture you can think of... and some you can't.
New York City's food scene is thriving, thanks in no small part to creative young chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, entrepreneurs and restaurateurs who ...
If you ever want to pick a fight with someone who lives or has resided in New York City, all you have to say to them is that the bagels or the pizza is better elsewhere. Be prepared for an intense argument.
The most important wine region to New Yorkers isn't Bordeaux. It's New Jersey, where almost all the fine wine they drink is warehoused. An amendment before the New York Senate would end this practice.
For those of you who have not yet experienced Seersucker, they offer a seasonal menu, which changes, you guessed it, by season! But the general theme always remains -- clean Southern food.
The bacon-shrimp burger -- thanks to the wood, the smoke, the flame -- tastes like a campground. There's a salty crust, and the creamy interior is sprinkled with red pepper flakes.
On a recent trip to Red Rooster, determined to find a mouthful equal to the hype around, well, everything else about the place, I discovered a lowly side dish, strange and subtle, that deserves a mention all its own.
Photos and text by Gabi Porter If you're going to come to New York for the weekend, there are a few sites you have to see - the Empire State Building...