In part one of my interview with Bear chef-owner Natasha Pogrebinsky, she talked about her life as a Ukrainian refugee and what she's trying to accomplish at her Astoria restaurant. Here in part two, she divulges a guilty pleasure, talks about the best meal (and nap!) she's ever had, and touches on ... More >>
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10. Little Debbie -- You ought to have the face of an angel, Little Debbie; instead your visage is wrinkly and witchy. You are your own grandmother, and you're wearing her clothes, too: plaid shirt with collar that lies perfectly flat and strange white straw hat trimmed in sky blue.
Day 3: Szechuan Wonton from Young Chow (145 Fourth Avenue, 212-533-0275)
As gas prices continue to rise, a number of farmers on small farms are trading in their tractors and returning to animal labor. [NY Times] Anna Boiardi, the granddaughter of Mario and great-niece of Hector and Paul Boiardi, immigrant brothers who founded Chef Boyardee in 1928, has written a ... More >>
This rich Taiwanese beef soup is No. 32 in our 100 Days/100 Dishes Chock full of tender marinated beef strips, tofu skin, thick wheat noodles something like Chef Boyardee spaghetti, and flecks of dried red pepper as well as pickled red peppers in a thick broth that verges on being a stew, ... More >>
In the kitchen with Adam Rapoport, the new editor-in-chief of Bon Appetit, who believes the magazine "can and should build on the massive interest in food in this country." [NY Times] Wondering where to eat as you cheer on this year's marathoners? Mile 2: Bay Ridge's Longbow Pub and Pantry, ... More >>
This week in food blogs ... Eater, like just about every other online food presence out there, posted its guide to watching, eating, and drinking the World Cup. Grub Street was dismayed that LiLo's dad, Michael Lohan, was planning a Hamptons nightclub called Controversy, but seemed even sadder to ... More >>
This week, in food blogs... Midtown Lunch got excited about Ma Peche (a.k.a. Momo Midtown) introducing takeout. The Atlantic Food Channel asked the $42,500 question: "Does culinary school matter?" Blondie and Brownie spotted a Shake Shack reference on a menu in Rome.
Governor Paterson released a report today showing where the $18 billion that New York State got in stimulus money is going. You'll be pleased to hear that the counties comprising New York City receive by far the most American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds -- $8.16 billion. Hooray! Secon ... More >>
The eyeballs have spoken. With just a few days left in 2008, we offer the list of our 10 most-viewed stories of the year.1. David Mamet: Why I Am No Longer a 'Brain-Dead Liberal'The playwright explained why he gave up on "National Palestinian Radio" and embraced the writings of Thomas Sowell and Mil ... More >>
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