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.
5 days ago | Restaurant Review
There's a reason you've never met anyone who's eaten raw eel: They're probably dead. Eel blood is poisonous — which makes it all the more remarkable that the snaky creatures remain so popular in their cooked state that freshwater eels (called unag...
10 days ago | Lunch
Eli Kulp, Ellen Yin, and their NYC crew just launched their dinner menu at High Street on Hudson (637 Hudson Street, 917-388-3944), thus completing the West Village location’s metamorphosis into a proper all-day dining sibling to their p...
17 days ago | Food Lists
When temperatures drop, we naturally seek out the heartiest fare we can find. And savory pies, with their stewed, steamy innards and ideally flaky crusts, are a particularly satisfying way to hunker down. Most commonly associated with Great Britai...
19 days ago | Openings
If you’ve dined at Momofuku Ko anytime in the past six years, chances are you’ll recognize Josh Pinsky, the executive chef of David Chang’s newest venture, Nishi (232 Eighth Avenue, 646-518-1919) — Japanese for “west.” Strapping and bushy-bearded,...
19 days ago | Restaurant Review
One night, after we'd spent some time poring over Pearl & Ash's (220 Bowery, 212-837-2370) nearly 2,000-bottle inventory, my tablemate huffed under his breath, "Why would anyone want a waxy wine?" "I think it's a texture thing," someone else i...