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The Surprising Side of the Famous Restaurateur, Mr. Chow

The Surprising Side of the Famous Restaurateur, Mr. Chow

Sarah Zapp  12.29.2014
I love the paint on his belt almost as much as I love his food. I'm speaking of the one and only Michael Chow, the genius restaurateur...
Small Is Wonderful: Two New Dining Spots in NYC

Small Is Wonderful: Two New Dining Spots in NYC

John Mariani  12.29.2014
There are better known restaurants in NYC -- though few in Midtown -- doing this kind of food as well as this, but it really shows when...

What Is the History Behind General Tso's Chicken?

Quora  12.23.2014
First of all, it is not a dish that is widely known in China.

Staying Put in Milan

John Mariani  12.22.2014
Let me concentrate on where to stay in this wealthy Lombardian city, which now has a passel of the finest deluxe properties in Italy.

Celebrate 2015: New Year's Eve in Washington, D.C.

Andrea Poe  12.19.2014
Washington, D.C. knows how to celebrate New Year's Eve. Here are a few of the best places to ring in the New Year, plus a few just outside...
Sistina Still Serves Some Of The Best Southern Italian Food In NYC

Sistina Still Serves Some Of The Best Southern Italian Food In NYC

John Mariani  12.17.2014
When I say it mirrors the best in Italy -- and the Bruno Brothers are from the Amalfi Coast -- it is very rare praise on my part.

Just Saying No to Retail Grinches

Tricia Spencer  12.15.2014
The holiday season is in full swing, but it's becoming harder and harder recognize it. Retail Grinches somehow wish to relieve us of our...
The Greatest Gifts Are Priceless Memories

The Greatest Gifts Are Priceless Memories

Natalie Pace  12.12.2014
It's easy to get caught up in consumerism every Christmas, taking one dreaded day to slog through a sea of people in the malls and dig...
NYC's Kingside An Exemplar Of Contemporary American Cuisine

NYC's Kingside An Exemplar Of Contemporary American Cuisine

John Mariani  12.11.2014
My idea of what American food has become is pretty close to what's being served at the year-old Kingside.
Christmas In Canada

Christmas In Canada

John Mariani  12. 9.2014
I was delighted to see grilled guinea fowl with parsnip puree, barley, smoked lardoons and a dried grape sauce.
The 21 Best New Restaurants In America

The 21 Best New Restaurants In America

Thrillist  12. 8.2014
It's been a great year in dining.
Holiday Gift Books On Food

Holiday Gift Books On Food

John Mariani  12. 4.2014
I love the sound of the word "hodge-podge," so here's mine for an array of possible holiday gift books.

Helsinki's Guerilla Food Scene Shines at Spis and Chef & Sommelier

Pam Grout  12. 4.2014
Spot reindeer? Enjoy innovative design? Finland certainly warrants a spot on all those lists. But best place to get a really outstanding...