La Mesita (1513 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn; 718-366-8700), a perpetually empty Mexican restaurant that opened in Bushwick last year, seems to be suffering from similar pains that plagued the space's former occupant, a Latin American rotisserie chicken joint called El Asadero: It's overshadowed by other ... More >>
If you're going to be stuck in a JFK terminal for hours, you could do a lot worse that Terminal 5, home to JetBlue: Our hometown budget airline has long prided itself on its food offerings here, a line-up of quick service and grab-and-go spots from New York City chefs that includes a sushi bar, a Dy ... More >>
When the New York Times released its taco issue two weeks ago, Ligaya Mishan's Hungry City column, which praised a handful of our city's finer offerings, was simultaneously heralded for highlighting the goods and scoffed at for neglecting dozens of deserving places among the Mexican cuisine cognosce ... More >>
The GOP debates have essentially turned into a traveling theater production, and today's matinee in New Hampshire was surprisingly energetic given their late performance last night. After going easy on Romney yesterday, the other candidates tried to stick it to him during this morning's MSNBC debate ... More >>
Plenty of fleecy white ricotta nicely peppered, pickled artichokes, and mozzarella on a perfect coal-fired crust, from Verde Coal Oven. Bushwick is potentially one of Brooklyn's best dining destinations. With its large Latin population, the cuisines of the Spanish diaspora are well represe ... More >>
The coconut flan was every bit as good as Monserrate said it was. Everyone knows Hiram Monserrate, the politician -- the disgraced legislator from Queens convicted of brutalizing his girlfriend, and now under investigation for financial improprieties during his preceding City Council stint. ... More >>
The New York Post has caught up with the Brooklyn teenager accused of stealing a 12-pound Boar's Head turkey from Fine Fare supermarket in Bedford-Stuy via the "putting it in his pants" method. And he would like to clarify a few matters. Even if he was caught on video.
Condé Nast is turning some of its best-known magazine names into restaurants in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. Can a Vanity Fair Café here on U.S. soil be far behind? [Wall Street Journal] The recent closure of a Key Food in Flushing has led residents to ask a new Asian market i ... More >>
One of the better food developments open to us hoi polloi We were standing in the rain at Yankees Stadium last night, drinking our $9 beers and waiting for the game to start. Our seats were way up in the nosebleed section, aka the grandstand, but we were hanging out one section down, on the terrace ... More >>
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