You can thank Franny's for the proliferation of the Brooklyn-themed restaurant over the last decade: The Prospect Heights pizzeria was one of the first to espouse a farm-to-table ethos in the borough, and it drew legions of fans from across the city as a result.
Over the course of her two-decade-long career in New York City's restaurants, Caroline Fidanza has both witnessed and shaped the ever-evolving conversation about the place of local sources and sustainability in food: After stints at local sourcing-focused Savoy and almost every single one of Andrew ... More >>
Restaurants open at a breakneck pace here in New York City, and they trot out food from just about every corner of our planet (and sometimes many corners of our planet on one menu). In the last 12 months, we've seen a spate of Isaan spots, a Laotian joint, mash-ups of Jewish and Japanese cuisines an ... More >>
Two months after Franny's owners Francine Stephens and Andrew Feinberg drew back the curtain on the new location of their 10-year-old pizzeria, the restaurant is as busy as ever, the larger space filling to capacity most nights of the week. And that's why, Stephens says, the pair wanted to relocate ... More >>
New York is a city of ice cream lovers. And we have a pretty outstanding set of parlors to make our summer days sweeter. Here are our 10 favorite ways to cool off right now (including sorbet, soft serve, and a sandwich). Don't see your favorites here? Show them some love in the comments.
Max Shrem/SlashfoodDuring the boom years, opening a gourmet food store seemed as safe a bet as opening a Sbarro in Midtown. A $12 bag of Martelli pasta? No problem. $40 for a pound of aged comte? Make it two. If money flowed freely, it found particularly smooth sailing down the tributaries of gentri ... More >>
Rapini and ricotta sandwich Andrew Feinberg and Francine Stephens, the owners of the cultish pizza place Franny's, have opened a new specialty foods and sandwich shop, Bklyn Larder. I stopped in yesterday, on opening day. The shelves are stocked with a rather twee selection of goods--sherry vine ... More >>