Fo tiao qing, braised pork tendon Way back in 2009, Fork in the Road offered readers an original dim sum visual dictionary, our tool to carry with you as you seek out the best small-plate parlors in the city. It was intended to be a resource for identifying and enjoying the traditional dim sum dish ... More >>
Now that Christmas is over and the presents are all unwrapped, you have no excuse but to switch off the computer, get up, wrestle on a cardigan and a sweater vest, grab your smart phone, and hit the streets. Vacate. Go. Get out, and look at some Christmas lights. Because, look, your hood didn't risk ... More >>
Northern Chinese dumplings, thick-skinned and cheap Samantha G. asks: Hey! I love northern Chinese food. I grew up with a wonderful northern/Cantonese dim-sum-style restaurant in Rockville, Maryland. I was wondering if there is anything similar in NYC? Thanks!
Last night the Empire State Building was lit up in red and yellow, to the sports ignorant, that fact would seem not that big of a deal. But for Giants fans something in that color scheme was awry: red and gold are the colors of the San Francisco 49ers, the team that the Giants will play for the Nati ... More >>
India: like a taco, only bigger.Given that kati rolls are basically Indian burritos, and that everyone these days seems intent on serving the world's cuisines on a tortilla, it seems only fitting that someone has gone and plopped the flavors of South Asia in a taco.
Much like Christ's second coming, the greatest cookbook ever sold Modernist Cuisine has hit another unexpected delay.
foodnetwork.comEddie Huang is on a bit of streak today: Not only did Sam Sifton give a glowing shout-out to the Chinese New Year dinner Huang threw with Tyler Kord at No. 7 last night, but the Brooklyn Flea has announced that dude will be a guest-vendor at the market, starting this Sunday.
When he was in the kitchen at Chinatown's Hwa Yuan restaurant, Shorty Tang cooked some of the most legendary cold sesame noodles in the city's culinary history. For a few brief, precious hours this afternoon, his grandsons Casey and Gilley are resurrecting the dish in honor of Chinese New Yea ... More >>
jimwIf you're like us, you started the Year of the Rabbit by waking up with a hangover in the butt-end of a discarded parade dragon in Flushing. After brushing the taste of Tsingtao out of your mouth, you probably wondered, "What's this all about?"
tucker_zoe/FlickrJust in time for Chinese New Year (which begins tomorrow), the Luckyrice Festival has announced it will return for a second year, from May 2-8.
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Beer Pairing Dinner The Vanderbilt Tuesday, February 1 at 7:30 p.m. Sixpoint Brewery is celebrating its sixth birthday with a special beer pairing dinner. The $50 f ... More >>
Read the Joy of Cooking, and you can cook (almost) like Anita Lo. Yesterday we spoke with Annisa chef Anita Lo about Chinese New Year and all the foods one should eat to ensure prosperity. Today she tells us about the books every foodie needs to read and what it was like getting feng shui'd.
Anita Lo knows to eat long noodles for a long life. American New Year has come and gone, but Chinese New Year, which follows the lunar calendar, is just around the corner, beginning on February 3. Drooling over the special menu to be served at Annisa, we decided to call up chef Anita Lo to l ... More >>
2011, year of the (very cute) rabbit.Although Eddie Huang has been relatively quiet since the sudden demise of Xiao Ye, he's managed to keep himself busy. Among other things, he's plotting a move to Brooklyn - at least for two nights in February. Huang writes in to say that he'll be in the ... More >>
A Delancey Street displacement drama, in which both sides—Chinese families and new tenants—seem pretty clueless about each other.
Whites in the front door, blacks in the back door
An ever evolving periscopic museum intended "for the people"
Asian American Developers Confront an Aging White Community
Chinese Traditions Survive a Transplant
Street vendors say they're being pushed out of their neighborhood