In this series, Seamless Warrior John Luong reviews meals ordered from the Internet. One of the numerous pitfalls of loading the Wikipedia homepage is discovering holidays of such obscurity that not even natives of the locale celebrating the occasions are aware of their existence. Such was the case ... More >>
Your dinner gets laid in Jersey City
At Chennai Flavors, Chennai egg masala features hard-boiled eggs as its principal ingredient. This week Counter Culture scrambles into Chennai Flavors, a new restaurant just north of Jersey City's Journal Square that features the regional fare of the former city of Madras in South India. It is one ... More >>
Our own Tejal Rao appreciates the refined elegance amidst the southern hospitality at Maysville, the new Flatiron restaurant from chef Kyle Knall. The Gramercy Tavern alum shows his roots at his new spot. Rao writes, "Knall has [GT chef Michael] Anthony's reverence for local vegetables, always accom ... More >>
Bam! The pizza dosa at Jersey City newcomer Chennai Flavors The dosa in its many variant forms is one of the world's greatest culinary inventions: a crepe made from a naturally fermented batter of ground rice and lentils, usually wrapped around a filling of potatoes, nuts, and chiles. For those wh ... More >>
New York cultural mash-up experiment TriBeCaStan is part of a growing number of local groups like Nation Beat who dive so deep into the melting pot that borders become burned awayeven the name "TriBeCaStan" is meant to evoke an imaginary republic defined by New York cool, explorer energy and ... More >>
Jason K. asks: I'm going on a date tonight with a girl who's a vegetarian, while I'm an avid meat-eater. Where can I take her where we'll both be satisfied, hopefully somewhere south of Midtown? Dear Jason: Your problem is increasingly common these days, and I even get this question from ma ... More >>
Let there be light meals! Welcome to our choice summer fare.
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Melt your winter heft with dosa, tea, and something nice 'n' stinky
Stir fries and gutter lollipops at new Curry Hill Chinese
Fall back to the hardiest harvest
Cucumbers take the edge off of the heat
Getting Your Dosa Dose in Kosher Vegetarian Curry Hill