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 >>
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 >>
Has Michael White made amends yet?
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Everyone loves MotorinoIt 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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>