Alex Grunert

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2013

    Zachary Feldman's 11 Favorite Dishes from 2013

    Isaan Thai food, micro-focused establishments, pastry celebrities, celebrity pastries, burgers with buns made of noodles -- this year had it all. As infuriating as the NYC trend machine can often be, the city's dining scene is as vibrant as ever and for that we can only be thankful. Here are some of ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 2, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    What New York's Chefs Eat and Drink to Fight the Flu

    We've been offered a lot of fairly obvious flu-fighting tips lately, like avoiding close contact with sick people and washing our hands. But what to eat and drink? Chefs fight off the flu with some interesting homemade concoctions, featuring guest appearances from ingredients like cacha├ža, raw eg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Sigmund Pretzel Shop: Baking 'Very New York' Pretzels

    Cheddar-jalapeno pretzel​ Sigmund Pretzel Shop, a brand-new bakery in the East Village, offers fat, crusty pretzels in either salted or seeded varieties, as well as unorthodox flavors like cheddar-jalapeno, caramel-pecan, and cinnamon raisin. Sandwiches anchored by the twisty breads are also o ... More >>