Adam Kuban

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Harlem

    The crown jewel of northern Manhattan, Harlem's creative and socioeconomic identity has undergone -- as all neighborhoods are subject to -- a series of transformations since the renaissance of the 1920s. And while it hasn't experienced enough gentrification in recent years to qualify as the "William ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Six Miracles of East Village Ungentrification

    Miraculously, lunch counter B & H Dairy remains, from the era when its stretch of Second Avenue was known as the Yiddish Broadway. As a tribute to E.V. Grieve, the East Village's chronicler of closure and demolition, we present this collection of foodie landmarks that have remarkably remained open ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 10, 2012

    Badgering the Pizza at Nicoletta

    Has Michael White made amends yet?

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Neapolitan Pizza, Demystified

    ​Earlier this week, we heard that Kesté's Roberto Caporuscio is teaming up with Antonio Starita, proprietor of Naples' legendary Pizzeria Starita, to open Don Antonio, a Neapolitan pizzeria in Hell's Kitchen. Its birth is one that will doubtless be breathlessly anticipated by pizza fanat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    The Week in Food Blogs: Monster Mac 'N' Cheese, The Great Bacon Heist

    This week in food blogs... Eater rounded up 12 monster mac and cheese dishes. Grub Street found out that Wyatt Cenac doesn't like to eat his vegetables. Serious Eats bid goodbye to its longtime pizza blogger, Adam Kuban, who will still be popping up regularly on the site after his departure. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Between Meatball Madness and Pizza Love, Donatella Arpaia's Having a Good Week

    The lady's got blue-ribbon balls.​Donatella Arpaia promised us several months ago that she was going to be in the kitchen "a lot more," and it looks like her time there has paid off.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Sorry, New York: Rachael Ray Says Pizzeria Bianco Is the Best in the Country

    Adam Lindsley/ThisIsPizzaPizzeria Bianco: yummo.​ Alas: Motorino is not, at least according to Every Day With Rachael Ray, the best pizza in the United States. After an exhaustive crawl through 64 pizzerias across the country, Ed Levine and Adam Kuban, the magazine's emissaries, awarded the ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Totonno's is Finally, at Long Last, Re-Opened

    Prince Roy/flickrIt's a very good day for anyone who knows what an upskirt is.​Today is a blessed day for pizza fanatics, lovers of storied New York cultural institutions, and pretty much anybody who's ever found themselves on Neptune Avenue. Almost a year after a fire closed it down, Totonno' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Rachael Ray Says That Motorino's the Best Pizza on the East Coast

    Motorino: best in show?​ It seems only yesterday that Alan Richman was fanning the flames of controversy with his list of the 25 best pizzas in the country. Actually, it was last May, and in the world of food best-of lists, that's about 47 years, so thank heavens that no less a culinary author ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Slice's Top Pizzas of 2009

    Everyone loves Motorino​It must be the end of the decade, because the listicles are piling up like snow drifts. Slice's pizza maven Adam Kuban has published a slideshow of the top eight pizzas he consumed in 2009. Only two of them are from pizza joints in the five boroughs.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Flamed by 'Slice' on the Subject of Naples Pizzas (Gee, Thanks Adam)

    ​ Here it is, New York, a real Naples pie! From Naples! It was our privilege today to be flamed (very gently, more like being toasted) by Adam Kuban of Slice, the very venerable pizza blog. The subject, of course, was pizza, in particular our selection of Roberta's of Bushwick as Best Naples- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    A Star Trek Menu

    Photo borrowed from Memory AlphaWhat do you get when you cross a Trekkie and a foodie? Probably something along the lines of Adam Kuban and his Serious Eats post on foods featured in Star Trek. If, like us, you spent this past weekend queuing up to see the "first Star Trek for everyone," you might b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    The 'F' Word & Its Etymological Roots

    No, not that 'F' word. We're referring to the dreaded term: foodie. While we can't stand how eager people are to slap this ubiquitous label onto themselves, we have to agree with Adam Kuban that sometimes it's just a good fit. According to etymologist Barry Popik, we can credit former New York magaz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2008

    The Traveling Omnivore's 20

    So much to eat... Serious Eats' Adam Kuban came across this list called The Omnivore's 100—a quirky run-down of foods that every omnivore should try at least once—everything from bagels and lox to whole bugs and Hostess fruit pies. Very Good Taste, the UK-based blog that came up with the idea, ... More >>

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    June 28, 2007
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    December 4, 2006