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NYC's Rocco Steakhouse Is as Much About Cordial Service as Great Steaks

John Mariani | Posted 11.03.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I liked Rocco. I liked Rocco a lot. My friends and I had what men like to call a rollicking good time, in large part due to the warm welcome...

Can a Chain Steakhouse Compete with the Big Guns in Manhattan?

John Mariani | Posted 10.16.2015 | Travel
John Mariani

The most romantic view of NYC in NYC is from the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center. But the ones that movie makers--not least Woody Allen--use i...

Top 5 Steakhouses in America | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste

The perfect steak: It's a simple yet elusive goal that some grill masters devote a lifetime to achieving. However, at these meccas of meat, expertly cooked cuts are within easy reach -- lovingly prepared with a minimum of ingredients.

Vegan Protesters Chew Ears Off Steakhouse Customers

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.30.2015 | Weird News

Maybe these vegans should take their beef elsewhere. An animal-rights group's guerrilla-style protest at a Toronto steakhouse is earning ple...

Costata Pays Homage to the NY-Italian Steakhouse

John Mariani | Posted 08.25.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

The menu is not dissimilar to the majority of the steakhouses in NYC, except that Costata's pastas are among the very best in the city, as they would be anywhere.

Enjoying Steak Dinner at Osteria dell'Acquacheta

Rick Steves | Posted 05.18.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

They jam the place for four seatings (two for lunch and two for dinner) every day. It's a long room with communal tables under a medieval barrel vault. In the back, like the engine of a steam train, a fire roars behind a huge hunk of cow lying flat as if on a gurney.

New York's TBar Steak & Lounge Top Tier on the Upper East Side

John Mariani | Posted 06.08.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Tony Fortuna must be very happy that his clientele is so faithful.

NYC's Hunt & Fish Club Is a Lot Swankier Than It Sounds

John Mariani | Posted 05.04.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Clearly the owners of HFC were seeking a glam crowd and one with lavish expense accounts.

No Let-Up in High-End NYC Steakhouses

John Mariani | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

Two new steakhouses whose specialty is Japanese beef are fine examples of what's going on.

America's Best Steakhouses

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The best steakhouses in America are places of worship built to honor the deceptively complex art of a perfectly cooked steak.

Miami Summers: Pure Luxury and Hidden Gems

Dwight Brown | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

Conventional wisdom says book a room in South Beach. But if you want a different look at Miami, head downtown.

Stay Fresh or Die

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

Don't think that what once made you successful will always make you successful. Embrace change. Do what it takes in order to stay fresh. If you don't stay fresh, you will die -- much faster than you ever thought possible.


Steve DiFillippo | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

If you're thinking of starting a restaurant, you need to sit down and ask yourself: "Do I really have what it takes to succeed? Do I love food and making money enough to make these things my life?"

6 Of America's Best New Steak Houses

Food & Wine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Taste
Food & Wine

America's best new steak houses feature innovative dishes like foie gras gnocchi at M. Wells Steakhouse in Long Island City and shareable mix-and-matc...

Gloria Gaynor Could Survive on Steak

Sue Carswell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Celebrity
Sue Carswell

Of all the steak houses in all the towns in all the world, Gloria Gaynor walked into mine. She is a steak house world traveler, it seems, eating steak from her home state of New Jersey to California, Canada to Florida, and everywhere in between.

We Can't Believe Someone Actually Did This

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.10.2013 | Comedy

Patton Oswalt is known for his love of food, so it should come as no surprise that one of his most popular stand-up bits is about his love of steakhou...

How to Cook the Best Steak of Your Life

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Cook it in reverse.

My Dinner With Julia: The Role of Mentors

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 10.22.2013 | Good News
Steve DiFillippo

As August 15 was Julia Child's birthday, I thought it fitting to tell the world about the time the great chef slept with me.

America's Best Chain Steakhouses

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.20.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There comes a time in just about everyone's life when they feel the urge to eat some red meat.

America's Best Steakhouses

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.15.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The finest steakhouses the country has to offer: must-visits for even the most casual carnivore.

PHOTOS: Top 10 Steakhouses | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles

From old-fashioned meat joints sporting red leather booths to modern chophouses that serve globally-inspired fare, those that made the cut all have one thing in common: great steak.

A Favor for a Friend: Some Thoughts on Business and Ego

Steve DiFillippo | Posted 06.15.2013 | Business
Steve DiFillippo

It's so tempting to get cocky, to kick our feet up, thinking we've "made it." But no one truly "makes it." The sooner we realize that, the harder we'll work--a quick check for our egos.

Bang for Your Buck: The Best Happy Hours Nationwide

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Some of the country's best-known, and most expensive, restaurants offer little-known menus featuring incredibly inexpensive food and drink specials. You just need to know where to go and when to go.

Tourist Arrested at New York Steakhouse After Forgetting Wallet

Honest Cooking | Posted 03.26.2013 | Home
Honest Cooking

Italian tourist Graziano Graziussi was arrested at New York steakhouse Smith & Wollensky Monday night, after forgetting his wallet at his hotel.

Last Chance Love On A Friday Night

Ann Bauer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Ann Bauer

He of the sweater vest reached out and pulled the librarian close. It lasted perhaps four minutes, but that was four minutes of sheer, all-out bliss. Their bodies were pressed together, his hand on the bare part of her arm, and they looked, each of them, profoundly grateful.