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.
13 hours ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
At Okonomi (150 Ainslie Street, Brooklyn; no phone) chefs Yuji Haraguchi and Tara Norvell devote their mornings and afternoons to ichiju sansai, a multi-course breakfast of soup, fish, and accompaniments like subtly sweet pickles made with ri...
7 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Related to Malaysian roti canai, Sri Lanka's godamba roti — pancake-like griddled flatbread — enjoys a certain status among street food fiends. Chopped and stir-fried with proteins and vegetables, it forms the base of the eponymous dish at Ko...
7 days ago | French
The scent of smoldering wood is unmistakable. But in this posh slice of midtown real estate — an artful composition of wood beams, soaring platinum-hued ceilings, understated flower-print wallpaper, and stork motifs — its source is a mystery. At f...
15 days ago | Pizza
When we last saw chefs Justin Slojkowksi and Dave Gulino, they were cooking some of the city’s most aggressively eclectic New American food out of a postage-stamp size kitchen at the East Village coffeeshop Box Kite. Nearly a year later, the enter...
20 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
While some industrious folk ferment their own kimchi and cure the meats for their mid-day salumi break (what, you don’t take daily meat repasts?) Blue Ribbon Sushi (multiple locations) offers a fresher and more instantly gratifying take on DIY; op...
21 days ago | Chinese
There are no boisterous greetings or bubbling cauldrons on display at Gui Lin Mi Fen (135-25 40th Road, Queens; 718-939-2025), a roomy, whitewashed noodle shop that opened this year in Flushing off Chinatown's crowded main drag. No hushed con...