Lauren Shockey

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  • 3 years ago

    "You mean that dingy Cajun joint on Great Jones Street?" my friend asked when I suggested Acme for dinner. "Well, yes," I replied. "And no." Indeed, the only vestiges of the Noho eatery's Southern past are its name and blue-and-red signage. The pl...

  • 3 years ago | Shockey

    Today's my last day here at Fork in the Road, after a year and a half and nearly 1,100 blog posts (not to mention a hearty 10 pounds from reviewing restaurants). During my time here, I learned about everything from beer for ladies to our city's be...

  • 3 years ago | Food News

    Maruko Sushi, a takeout sushi shop on 23rd Street, opened its doors last week, selling individually wrapped pieces of nigiri and an assortment of bubble teas...

  • 3 years ago | Food News

    A stroll by 106 Lexington Avenue reveals that a restaurant called Singapura will open in the immediate future. Although still completely papered up, a sign notes that the restaurant will specialize in both Malaysian and Thai cuisine, and will also...

  • 3 years ago | Lists

    New York is the city that never sleeps and never stops eating, no matter what hour of the day -- or night as the case may be. While it's true that a lot of the foods consumed after midnight are of the drunk-pizza variety, the city boasts many 24-h...

  • 3 years ago | Lists

    The great thing about living in New York City is that you can get anything to eat at basically any time of day. You want a steak and fries at midnight? No problem. Followed up with kimchi fried rice at 3 a.m.? You've got it. And a chocolate milksh...

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