Billy Lyons is a weekly contributor to Village Voice dining section. His food-focused articles and videos have also been featured by Zagat and Thrillist. He's always to looking to find the intersection where food meets culture, and believes everyone should have their very own James Bond-style cocktail. Lyons holds a BA from the University of Richmond in Rhetoric and Communication Studies. He can be found on Instagram at @billyondollarman.
1 day ago | Food News
Menu overhauls are nothing new, but when a Michelin-starred restaurant like Public (210 Elizabeth Street; 212-343-7011) shakes up its roster — not to mention its service and design — it's difficult to ignore. Every restaurant d...
4 days ago | Things To Do
Foodstand Food Book & Film Club: The Brooklyn Grange Brooklyn FoodWorks (63 Flushing Avenue, Second Floor, Brooklyn) Monday, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Learn more about New York's small food businesses and enjoy a screening of Brooklyn Farmer, w...
6 days ago | Things To Do
Bacon and Beer Classic CitiField (123-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens) Friday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fill up on endless bacon and beer at this tasting event, which grants ticket holders a unique view of the stadium. Over 50 varieties of bacon di...
8 days ago | Cocktails
Ian Kearney, beverage director at the Daisy (1641 Second Avenue; 646-964-5756), admits that a drink combining elderflower liqueur and raspberry can taste a little weird. However, when tasked with creating a vodka-based drink for the new agave spir...
10 days ago | Things To Do
Dim Sum Dinner Vic's (31 Great Jones Street) Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Chefs from Cookshop, Rosie's, Hundred Acres, and Vic’s are teaming up for a special, one night only dim sum dinner. The traditional cart service includes dishes like...
13 days ago | Openings
They say good things come to those who wait; hearing that he'd been selected to open his first restaurant in Williamsburg must have been music to chef Patrick Connolly's ears. (And not just because he's located inside a concert hall.) Rider (80 N ...