No. 69: Corn ravioli from Locanda Verde
Our own Robert Sietsema stumbles upon the new and under publicized Noho bistro, Le Philosophe, and finds that it's a "wonderful place." He writes in his review of Le Philosophe that a slightly grayish "mural depicting dozens of philosophers" looms behind diners in the candlelit space. But he barely ... More >>
Last week, we did a lot of reporting on restaurants operating in the dark, doing whatever they could to provide light and food to those who needed it. We checked in on our review restaurants, both of which happened to be in blackout zones, and found one had stayed open all week, while the other floo ... More >>
Ten Speed PressAnita Lo, Andrew Carmellini, and Daniel Humm are just a few of the top New York City restaurant chefs publishing cookbooks this season. But for vegetarians and vegans living in the city, the most exciting cookbook release this season is most certainly going to be Joy Pierson's ... More >>
A behind-the-scenes look at The Chew, which starts Monday, starring Mario Batali, Top Chef alum Carla Hall, Michael Symon, Clinton Kelly of the show What Not to Wear, and Daphne Oz, Dr. Oz's daughter. [NY Times] PepsiCo is launching an initiative to increase its access to chickpeas by growin ... More >>
Le FoodingSome of the faces you'll see at this year's eventThis fall is filled with food and beverage-centric events (hey there, Brooklyn Pour), but one of the most innovative is the annual extravaganza from Le Fooding, the Paris-based French food-guide-and-festival group, which will be hosti ... More >>
Robert SietsemaHead to the Trilby for a calm brunch and nosh on these poached eggs and corned beef hashIn recent years, hotel restaurants have gone from being spots for humdrum steak dinners to some of the most exciting dining destinations around, enticing locals as well as guests to pull up ... More >>
photo by Liz BarclayGoing to Miami.It's that time of year again, when the food media begin to obsess and chitter over the restaurants set to open in the fall. Among the forthcoming newcomers is more than a handful of foreign transplants, restaurants from other countries that hope to translate ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples Ceylonese starches at Banana Leaf in Chelsea; Lauren Shockey gets a table at the most-hyped restaurant of the year, The Dutch. Sam Sifton also weighs in on The Dutch, deeming one dish: "the culinary equivalent of Jay-Z playing cards in the kitchen of ... More >>
Following his success with the Dutch, Josh Pickard is looking skyward for his next project.
thesummitbar.netSummit Bar to get a sister soon.Andrew Carmellini and the team behind Torrisi Italian Specialties aren't the only ones to drop videos in anticipation of their forthcoming restaurants. The owners of Summit Bar in the East Village, post a short clip of the progress on their soon ... More >>
The Dutch from TheDutchNYC on Vimeo. The folks at the Dutch are one crafty lot: only days after the first breathlessly snapped photos of the restaurant's awning began to sprout across the blogosphere, they've sent along a little video designed to further bait onlookers to the point of babbling insa ... More >>
Well in advance of the opening of his newest restaurant, Moro, Pino Luongo has embarked on something of a goodwill tour.
Sen. Charles Schumer has called for a ban on reusable grocery bags because some contain "five times the allowable limits for lead." [NY Post] A total of 11 out of 28 Bronx bodegas were caught in a sting selling the controversial caffeinated cocktail in a can Four Loko to minors. [NY Post] M ... More >>
It doesn't have to be Halloween for you to try black foods, such as Chinese black rice, black garlic, Black Nile barley, and beluga lentils. The dark color means more antioxidants. [Wall Street Journal] Food vendors have been caught sleeping in their trucks overnight. But they claim they're ... More >>
When A Voce Columbus opens tomorrow night, it will make Missy Robbins technically twice as busy as she's been for the past year. Robbins will be traversing the great uptown-downtown divide as the executive chef of both A Voce Columbus and A Voce Madison, overseeing two kitchens and two differ ... More >>