I love restaurant hopping. Whenever a friend visits from Los Angeles, I'll take them on an extensive eating tour of the East Village where we'll eat at four to five restaurants consecutively without stopping. My only condition: we can only order one dish between the two of us to share. By the end ... More >>
Brooklyn's Weird Owl makes starry-eyed psych that combines the shamble of Neil Young with the brawn of fringe-jacket, incense-reeking '70s hard rock. Their second album Build Your Beast A Fire (out July 26, via Tee Pee) has a cosmic lilt and smoky churn, somewhere between ritual and choogle. ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 20, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 38 The Press Desk by Alexander Cockburn THERE HAVE BEEN HEADLINES in the papers and cover stories in Time and Newsweek but one of the central facts about Chile, so far as the world's newspaper-readin ... More >>
Rebecca Marx The broccoli sandwich from No. 7 Sub was equal parts virtue (broccoli!) and vice (everything else), and as a bonus came with some nifty cookies. We ate an ungodly amount of food at Choice Eats last night, and, if the crowds were any indication, so did you. What follows is a samp ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Luke's LobsterLuke HoldenLast Friday, we chatted with Luke Holden, the eponymous founder of Luke's Lobster. Holden spoke with us about opening the second incarnation of his lobster shack on the Upper East Side, Maine pride, and $30 lobster rolls. Today, he expounds up the pa ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Mexican police gun down a counterculture hero
Conservative Paper Sings to the Masses