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.
31 minutes ago | Italian
If not for an accompanying hillock of gigante beans, Café Altro Paradiso's paunchy pork sausage — browned and left whole — would look right at home in your neighborhood biergarten. But not all is as it seems, so spear yourself a meaty nugget, dab ...
7 days ago | Indian
Behind an L-shaped slab of Calacatta marble, the bartender winks before setting scotch on fire for a blue blazer cocktail, adroitly pouring the burning liquor between two metal mugs. It's midnight at Indian Accent, Rohit Khattar and chef Manish Me...
13 days ago | African
Packed with peppered ground beef and pungent onions, Fousseni Alidou's meat hand-pies achieve a bulbous, flaky ideal. The 51-year-old Togolese American makes them from scratch daily at Bognan International, the West African restaurant he opened wi...
14 days ago | Trends
You have to respect a plant that fights back. Try handling common nettle any other way than "with extreme caution" and you're liable to wind up in a heap of pain, so immediate and piercing is its sting. Despite this prickly fact, human beings have...
21 days ago | Bhutanese
It took me three tries to sink my first shot at Weekender Billiard in Woodside, but the kitchen's kagkur, a Bhutanese pumpkin chowder laced with coarsely chopped fresh chiles, hustled my taste buds immediately. The recipe calls for beef bones redu...
28 days ago | Asian
This past New Year's Eve, Minh and Mandy Truong opened Angkor Cambodian Bistro to little fanfare. There were no festivities at their elegantly decorated Upper East Side space, Mandy assures the Voice. But in simply existing, the wife-and-husband t...