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.
11 hours ago | Pizza
Among the tags, sketches, and declarations of love permanently scrawled in Sharpie on Bodega Pizza's bathroom walls, one customer's optimistic sentiment reads, "This proves that gentrification comes & goes but culture remains forever." It's a ...
7 days ago | French
By and large, ordering cocktails in restaurants can be something of a crapshoot unless you're in skilled hands. Luckily for Sauvage's customers, few bitters-stained mitts are more trustworthy than those of Will Elliott. On the heels of a James Bea...
14 days ago | Southern
Most nights at Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen, all eyes are on the chicken shack's namesake proprietress. Her hair pulled back, she makes her way through the busy and bright retro dining room to sign cookbooks, chat with fans, and pose for photos. ...
28 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...
1 month 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:...
1 month 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 ...