Bronx-born Zachary Feldman is the Village Voice’s restaurant critic. He enjoys wearing a bib even when it’s not required. And no, that’s not some Freudian thing. Follow him on Instagram, too. He's at @zachats.
4 days ago | Brooklyn
I'd been sitting in Olmsted's backyard for a good ten minutes before I noticed the quails. Or rather, they noticed me, as one of them seemed to give a disapproving warble in response to my ordering choices: grilled fava beans and pretzel sticks. T...
12 days ago | Indian
At Tapestry, which opened along Greenwich Avenue in May, Suvir Saran offers goose, duck, and chicken eggs from his farm in Hebron, New York, near the New Hampshire border. Boasting intensely lush yolks, they shine in a rotating lineup of specials:...
19 days ago | Barbecue
The kitchen's saloon doors swing open and out walks the counterman, a steer skull looming overhead behind him on the wall. He's holding a tray of intensely pink-edged "dinosaur" beef ribs, their meat clinging to colossal bones. It's a scene you'd ...
26 days ago | Chinese
During the day, New Dong Hai is a ghost town. Although technically open for lunch, its two dining rooms remain starkly empty until long after the sun's gone down. So don't get discouraged if you show up midmorning to find the restaurant's faux-roc...
1 month ago | Nordic
If Claus Meyer gets his way, New Yorkers may soon be reaching for open-faced smørrebrød sandwiches instead of burgers and bagels. The co-founder of Copenhagen's storied Noma restaurant — who owns numerous bakeries and restaurants back home in Denm...
1 month ago | Asian
If you'll forgive the horrible pun, restaurants in New York hardly come buzzier than Lucky Bee, a festive, cramped "pan-Asian" joint that first cast its hot-pink neon glow onto Broome Street in late January. Staff hurried around the imposing oval ...