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.
23 hours ago | Brooklyn
Whether or not you view food as an art form and chefs as knife-wielding virtuosos, there’s no question that restaurants place a heavy emphasis on aesthetic expression. From dish plating, to interior design, to waitstaff uniforms, and even the menu...
2 days ago | Barbecue
The city lost a piece of its raw creative soul when the spray-painted buildings that made up Long Island City graffiti haven 5Pointz were surreptitiously whitewashed overnight in November 2013, a precursor to their demolition almost a year later. ...
7 days ago | Food News
These are indeed trying, ravenous times. Disconcertingly, 2017 looks to be the year that tastelessness and casual bigotry of all shameful stripes seek their slimy resurgence. Here in Donald Trump's birthplace, we’ll soon see the return of the Play...
8 days ago | French
Jared Sippel is a patient man. To wit: The Iowa-born chef — with a decade and a half of experience living and cooking around the U.S. and southern France under his belt — waited nearly four years to assume command of his own kitchen in New York Ci...
16 days ago | New American
Even though charred vegetables seem to pop up everywhere these days, the act of grilling lettuce always winds up sounding like something Guy Fieri would dare Bobby Flay to do. Yet the pair of split and singed little-gem heads at Blake Lane are far...
30 days ago | French
Hotel restaurants are tricky endeavors to get right no matter the setting, but especially when they're built into properties with history. The decisions of what exactly to mine for inspiration, and how much or how little to reach back, stylistical...