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Sam Sifton

What's Better, A Fresh Turkey Or A Frozen One?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 11.18.2015 | Taste

Thanksgiving forces you to make a lot of decisions, but when it comes to your turkey, whether you should get it fresh or frozen is the ageless questio...

Shakeup Coming To NYT

Posted 07.12.2013 | Media

Sam Sifton will leave his job as the national editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson said on Friday. She announced this change, along with a ...

Margaret Wheeler Johnson

Sam Sifton's 14 Ways To Avert Thanksgiving Disaster | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women

Why is Thanksgiving so stressful? If you're the host, it may be the sheer number of things you have to do between now and Thursday. Even if you aren't...

Sam Sifton Is Bossing Us Around This Thanksgiving

Posted 11.13.2012 | Taste

Salad? NO.

How To Deep Fry A Turkey The Right Way, With Sam Sifton

Posted 11.02.2012 | Taste

Sam Sifton and Bon Appetit demonstrate the safe and delicious way to deep fry a turkey.

David Sedaris At Strathmore: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 23

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.23.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 1. A Night With David Sedaris At Strathmore Everyone's favorite "This American Life" author will read from a book. I...

Everything That's Wrong With the 'Liberal Media,' in One Terrible Article

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.17.2012 | Media
Jonathan Weiler

A recent New York Times article, Ethan Bronner, has been subject to harsh criticism for practicing the worst kind of stenographic, he-said, she-said journalism. The facts are clear: studies have repeatedly shown that in-person voting fraud is virtually non-existent.

Restaurant Owner Responds To 'Nasty, Brutal' Sifton Swipe

Jesse Keyes | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Keyes

Sam Sifton's salvo sullies two years of critical work, as it slaps at the important responsibility of the critic: to see and analyze cultural products in a thoughtful fashion.

Jean-Georges Wants To Open Lobster Restaurant On Old Staten Island Ferry

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

For his next culinary project, Jean-Georges Vongerichten has his eyes on the old Staten Island Ferry boat for a "newspaper lined" lobster shack. The c...

How The 'New York Times' Can Reform Restaurant Criticism

TIME | Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

The sudden, but not unexpected, and not unhoped-for news hit New York City last week that Sam Sifton, the unpredictable critic for the New York Times,...

Sifton's 10 Most Extreme Restaurant Reviews

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

Today's announcement that Sam Sifton would be soon stepping down as the Times Restaurant Critic has prompted many to look back over the new National E...

Sam Sifton Steps Down As 'Times' Restaurant Critic

Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

Sam Sifton has announced, via Twitter, that he is stepping down from his post as the restaurant critic for the New York Times after just under two yea...

Jill Abramson Names New Top Editors At NYT | Posted 11.08.2011 | Media

"I'm looking for the absolute strongest journalists for these positions, and looking for what will be best for The New York Times," said Abramson. "I ...

New York's Top Critic Reviews Chicago's Hottest Restaurant | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

The wild catfish in Thai caramel sauce had been devoured and the elegant metal plate holding it whisked away, a gin-clear watermelon consommé tossed ...

Run On Ramps Sparks Overharvest Concerns

Posted 06.20.2011 | Home

UPDATE: The New York Times explores ramps fever, both among chefs and consumers, and questions if the green is getting overharvested. “I think we’...

'Stop Being So Rude,' Saveur Publisher Tells Sam Sifton

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you zero-star a restaurant, you're bound to ruffle some feathers (see: Jeffrey Chodorow's open-war on Frank Bruni after he goose-egged the now-clos...

Ex-Times Critic Unloads On Brooklyn, Food Trucks, Sam Sifton, David Chang

Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

In an interview with Capital New York, former New York Times food critic Mimi Sheraton offered her candid thoughts on food in Brooklyn, food trucks, c...

FOUR STARS! | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Five years later Del Posto is that and more, a place to sit in luxury and drink Barolo, while eating food that bewilders and thrills -- an abalone car...

Thanksgiving At Restaurants: A Look Inside

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton writes today on what he describes as the mostly-in-New-York phenomenon of the restaurant Thanksgiving, whi...

Anonymous Restaurant Critics Field Guide | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sam Sifton, NYTimes Food Critic, Eating A KFC Double Down | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Here are photos of New York Times restaurant critic Sam Sifton eating a Double Down Sandwich inside and outside a KFC at Herald Square New York City. ...

Sam Sifton Debuts With Review Of Daniel Boulud's DBGB

New York Times | Sam Sifton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HEY, ho, let's go! Daniel Boulud, one of our more gregarious and intelligent restaurateurs, a four-star chef for his Daniel on East 65th Street, owner...

Sam Sifton Named New York Times Restaurant Critic

New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sam Sifton is the next food critic of The New York Times. Mr. Sifton, the culture editor, will replace Frank Bruni. Bill Keller, the executive edit...