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How The 'New York Times' Can Reform Restaurant Criticism

TIME | Posted 11.21.2011 | Food

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,...

Elaine's Memorabilia Fetches $385K

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Table No. 1 from the famed New York City restaurant Elaine's has sold for almost $9,000 at auction. An eclectic collection of art and mem...

WATCH: Chinatown's Secret Mexican Restaurant

Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

We haven't yet had the chance to walk into the signless, "blink and you miss it" entrance of Chinatown's Pulqueria (the line outside looked pretty lon...

WATCH: Bourdain Blesses The Big Gay Ice Cream Store

Posted 11.06.2011 | New York

Anthony Bourdain helped christen the Big Gay Ice Cream Store in the East Village Saturday. The foul-mouthed foodie dressed as a priest and delivered t...

'Operation Dinner Out' Busts Large Queens Drug Ring

Posted 11.02.2011 | New York

Following a ten month investigation dubbed, "Operation Dinner Out", police have arrested 12 individuals, including alleged members of the Trinitarios,...

Restaurant Accuses Critic Of Sexual Harassment, Bizarre Review Follows

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 10.16.2011 | Food

Since M. Wells, a funky diner in Long Island City, Queens, opened a year ago, the New York food world has been largely enamored with the laughably hug...

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Eater NY | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York

In a motion to dismiss a court case this week, we learn that a woman is suing Planet Sushi on the Upper West Side. Why? Because she thinks there was s...

'Hurt Locker' Star Opens Bar In Bed-Stuy

Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

Anthony Mackie, star of movies such as The Hurt Locker and The Adjustment Bureau, opened up a new bar in Bed-Stuy this week. NoBar, on Nostrand Av...

Leukemia Patient Dies Day Before His Fundraiser

dnainfo.com | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

MIDTOWN -- A fundraiser by a West Village restaurant had an unfortunate change of focus Sunday when the intended beneficiary, a leukemia patient, pass...

Activists Hate Foie Gras Donuts, Protest Restaurant

Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

Vegan blogger Annie Hartnett is so outraged by Brooklyn restaurant Do Or Dine's foie gras donuts, that she's started a petition in protest. "Foie g...

Mars Bar No More

| Patrick Hedlund | Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — The fat lady has finally sung for Mars Bar. The beloved Second Avenue saloon, slated for demolition next month under a plan to constr...

East Village Bar Owner Dies After Canal Street Bike Accident

dnainfo.com | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- The owner of a popular East Village bar died Sunday, less than a week after being struck while riding his bike on Canal Street. Ray De...

Sometimes a Bagel Is More Than Just Bread

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 08.23.2011 | New York
Nora Zelevansky

As H & H Bagels closes, for some it might seem like just another casualty of the recession. But for me and my peers, it's like losing a big chewy hunk of our history.

Soil-less Sky Farming: Rooftop Hydroponics on NYC Restaurant (Video)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

I stepped onto the roof of the West Village restaurant Bell, Book and Candle and caught a glimpse of the future. I was surrounded by 60 white plastic towers seemingly sprouting from the floor.

Too Many NYC Restaurants Hide Bad Letter Grades

Posted 08.14.2011 | New York

The city's Health Department is cracking down on restaurants that don't properly display their letter grades, The New York Times reports. During a...

WATCH: Crowds Swarm The 'Cake Boss's Hoboken Bakery

Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

The world is coming to New Jersey to eat cake. Carlo's City Hall Bake Shop in Hoboken is the setting for the hit reality TV show, " Cake Boss" on T...

I'll Take Those Memories to Go

Charlie Carillo | Posted 07.24.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I walk into the joint and I'm shocked to see that it's turned into one of those coffee shops heavy on the raw wood. There are loads of coffees to choose from on the blackboard, most of them ending in "cino."

Everybody Eats Where? In New York City, Nica Trattoria and Il Posto Accanto

Mara Gibbs | Posted 07.18.2011 | New York
Mara Gibbs

Nica Trattoria and Il Posto Accanto are warm and happy places with good homemade Italian food and with chef-owners who add to the atmosphere with personalities that are larger than life.

Waiter At Todd English Restaurant Busted For Stealing $91,000 In Tips

Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

It's been a rough month for Todd English. Boston, the celebrity restauranteur's hometown, said they want nothing do with him-- he was deposed in N...

Tenjune Owner Accused Of Harassing, Molesting Female Employees

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

Four bartenders at trendy Meatpacking District nightspots Tenjune and Simyone Lounge have accused owner Mark Birnbaum of begging his female employees ...

Ben Craw

Camille Glickman, Bahr Ché: 27 Million And Counting

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Craw | Posted 08.01.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

No More Liquor Licenses In Williamsburg?

Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

Someone needs to pour Community Board 1 in North Brooklyn a stiff drink. According to Brooklyn 11211: On Tuesday, the Executive Committee of CB1 Br...

Popular Williamsburg Eatery Closed Down By Health Department

Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

WIlliamsburg's favorite BBQ joint, Fatty Cue, was shut down by the Department of Health on Monday after accumulating a staggering 115 points worth of ...

Caroline Dworin

Dirty Dishes

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

Zagat, as we know, matches restaurant features to diners' needs by way of scores for food, décor, service, and cost. Never does it mention the count ...

Five Recipes You Should Try Before They End Up on Spring Menus

Michelle Won | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Michelle Won

One of the great joys of my job is learning how to make dishes straight from the chefs in the best restaurants in NYC. This spring, I want to embrace the eating spirit and share with all.