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Cinco de Mayo

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    April 9, 2014

    The Four Best Happy Hour Specials This Week

    Spring is definitely, at long last, in the air, which means your social schedule should be ramping up as your friends emerge from hibernation. Gather a crew for a cheap drink and food deal at one of this week's hand-picked happy hour spots.

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    September 13, 2013

    What to Do This Weekend: Mexican Independence Day, Sake Tasting, Sweet Tea City BBQ

    It's Friday, and the start of the weekend is in sight. So ditch the suit and tie or pencil skirt, and head out to one of these events.

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    May 3, 2013

    The Best Food Events This Weekend

    Friday, May 3 The Food Book Fair The Food Book Fair started on Thursday, but its events will run all weekend. Some highlights include a book signing and Q&A with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen, a foraging panel with Fredrik Berselius of Aska, and a farming panel at the Wythe Hotel. See all the eve ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013
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    August 22, 2012

    Journey to the Goat Soup of Your Dreams

    [See More Gears 'n' Grub: A Taste of Sri Lanka on Staten Island | A Ride to the Roll 'n' Roaster in Sheepshead Bay] Cinco de Mayo's goat soup is the soup of my dreams. Thin, but deep in flavor. The tomato-based broth has chunks of goat on the bone and nuggets of hominy. I usually add in a healthy s ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    This Week's Specials: Soba, Hot Dogs, and James Beard

    What we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: Robert Sietsema gives us the verdict on the best soba in NYC. He talks up Lower East Side Corcoron and throws in a mention for the East Village-based SobaKoh: "Soba are often eaten cold with a soy-based dipping sauce. The noodles feel cool on the ... More >>

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    May 6, 2012

    Barflies Explain the Super Moon at Burp Castle

    It was a busy night for our bars what with Derby Day, Cinco de Mayo and the less-toasted event of the evening: the super moon. I sort of learned about the super moon from the barflies at Burp Castle, where I spent a few very quiet hours drinking excellent Belgian beer: It's the closest the moon ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    Assemblyman Micah Kellner: Let's Bet at NYC Bars Again

    The more, the merrier. Or, in this case, the more vices, the better. At least that's what New York Assemblyman Micah Kellner thinks and just in time for the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo.In an interview today on the radio station WCBS 880, he introduced his plan to bring back the betting kio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    Cinco de Mayo, West-Village Style

    By 10pm, there were long lines in front of the West Village's most notorious margarita mills. [click on any image to enlarge] Though not much celebrated in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that commemorates an 1862 victory of Mexico over France at the Battle of Puebla. In New York City, the rece ... More >>

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    May 4, 2012

    Five Cinco De Mayo Booze & Dine Deals

    Cinco De Mayo is just around the corner and that calls for some rounds of tequila and maybe a margarita or two. Here's a round-up of five places where you can get discounted booze on the Mexican independence day. 1) $5 bar at Tortoria. Tortaria's four Mexican-style beers on tap will all be $5 each ... More >>

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    May 4, 2012

    This Week's Specials: Kosher Cuisine and Watermelons

    What we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: Lauren Bloomberg interviews Kutsher's Tribeca's Zach Kutsher, who talks about kosher cuisine and smelly cow feet. Robert Sietsema heads over to Ozone Park and reviews the dim sum over at Genting Palace. We rounded up five creative Cinco de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Five Festive Cinco De Mayo Recipes

    Cinco De Mayo is heading our way on the weekend. For those opting to stay in and celebrate with the family, we've rounded up some of the best Mexican-themed foods from the web for you. Click on the title of the dish to get the full recipe on the original site.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Blogroll Gazette: Avocado Marshmallows and Chick-fil-A Addictions

    This week in food blogs ... Food Babe investigates why she became so addicted to Chick-fil-A. One of her reasons: "If I turn in the toy from the kid's meal I can get an ice cream cone that my kid loves and I don't have to deal with all these annoying toys everywhere in my house." Gilt Taste explo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 2, 2012

    THE MEX FACTOR

    A Cinco de Mayo party with class

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Australia Day: Where to Party

    ​Today is Australia Day. The day when our buddies down under get off of work in order to eat, drink, and attend public celebrations like concerts and festivals. Unfortunately, unlike, Cinco de Mayo or Bastille Day, it's a holiday that Americans rarely piggy-back on turning a traditional soiree int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Meet Victoria Bekiempis, Your New Runnin' Scared Blogger

    As Capital NY reported earlier today, I'm leaving the Voice (my last day here is the 24th of January) for the Atlantic Wire. Coming on in my stead is Victoria Bekiempis -- that's pronounced "Bee-kemp-is" -- who has been writing for the past couple weeks on Runnin' Scared while also contributing to f ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011
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    May 6, 2011

    The Week in Food Blogs: Spring Drinking, Mother's Day Brunch Spots, Great Coffee

    This week in food blogs ... Eater mapped 10 of the best new spots for spring drinking. Grub Street did some mapping of its own: Mother's Day brunch spots! Midtown Lunch rounded up its favorite Mexican restaurants just in time for this week's Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Serious Eats unearthed the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Friday afternoon is sliding into Friday early evening, so without further ado, a look back at the week that was ... Our 10 Best West African Restaurants. Why getting into the Hester Street Fair is a little like getting into college. Lure/Burger & Barrel's Josh Capon talks burgers, not barrels.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Josh Capon of Burger & Barrel Reveals His Favorite Fast Food Burger

    Photo courtesy Josh CaponJosh Capon, Equal Opportunist When It Comes to Meat and Seafood​ Josh Capon is a busy man these days, helming both Soho staple Lure Fishbar and his newer venture Burger & Barrel, located on Houston Street. Wanting to know his patty philosophy, we called him up and got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    I Don't Go Clubbing, I Go Dancing: Cinco De Mayo Spectacular

    ​It's Cinco de Mayo! We're going to go ahead and admit that we have no idea why Americans celebrate the holiday other than to over-indulge in margaritas, tacos, and cervezas. As it turns out, though, tonight's schedule of dance parties is more than willing to accommodate. If you want to get y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    OMFG Ghostface Killah Has a Namesake Beer!

    WikipediaWord.​Donald Trump has his own vodka, but the best celebrity booze hybrid most certainly is the new Ghost Face Killah spicy beer!

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    APL Will Inflict Its 'Urban American' Vision Upon the LES on May 12

    Bowery Boogie​Almost a year after its construction began, APL is opening next week on Orchard Street.

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    May 2, 2011

    All This Week: Fork in the Road Cinco de Mayo Coverage

    ​An Aztec deity visits the Cinco de Mayo festivities in East Harlem on Sunday (click on picture to enlarge). This week, Fork in the Road will be running extra stories in honor of Cinco de Mayo ("Fifth of May"), a principally Mexican-American holiday celebrating the immigrant group's Mexican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Argentinean Wine Dinner; Cinco de Mayo

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! All-Clad Metalcrafters at the JBF LTD Chelsea Market May 3-7 April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and John Dory Oyster Bar; Gavin Kaysen of Café Boul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2011

    Culinary Report From Cinco de Mayo Street Festival in East Harlem

    ​Go ahead, take a bite of this delicious chile-soaked pambazo. Cecomex, the community organization that figured largely in this week's Voice cover story, sponsored this year's East Harlem Cinco de Mayo festivities. The street fair filled two city blocks, from Lexington Avenue to Second Aven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Tortilleria Nixtamal and La Newyorkina Are Set to Rock City Hall

    Edible QueensBrooklyn Bridge-bound.​If the Brooklyn Bridge were a rainbow (and it is! of humanity!), consider this the pot of gold at its end: next month, Tortilleria Nixtamal will open a kiosk right by the Manhattan foot of the bridge, in the park adjacent to City Hall.

  • News

    April 27, 2011

    The Cinco de Mayo Charade

    Its organizer sits in jail for raping his daughter. And the parade of his sympathizers marches on.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: Juan Cáceres, Villainous Community Hero

    ​This week in the Voice, Victoria Bekiempis tells the sordid tale of Juan Cáceres, founder of the Spanish Harlem nonprofit CECOMEX. Cáceres is revered by many in his community as an exemplary leader, even after "being convicted of second-degree rape -- of his own daughter, from the time she ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: New York Loves Japan Benefit; Cherry Blossom Festival

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! New York Loves Japan Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. La.venue Join some of the most influential Japanese chefs and sake distributors for an evening of fundraising and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Roberto Santibañez Unveils His New Torta Concept and His Cinco de Mayo plans: Interview Part 2

    Andrew GrantRoberto Santibañez knows how to have a fiesta​Yesterday Fonda chef Roberto Santibañez told us all about his new cookbook, Truly Mexican. Today the busy man tells us about what's next in store. Hint: Mexican sandwiches.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    'Tis Friday afternoon, and time for a look at the week that was ... Roberto Santibañez talked about his cookbook, his torta concept, and his Cinco de Mayo plans. A battle of the Park Slope Passover macaroons between Trois Pommes and Sweet Melissa. Our 10 Best Things to Eat at the Chelsea M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Today in El Diario: Beauty Salons and Rapists

    ​Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about... Beauty Salon Queens Washington Heights isn't just known for its bachata and meringue music, reports the Spanish-language daily -- it's also known for its vibrant commerce, especially its booming beauty salon indu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Zach Baron's Top 10 Singles of 2010

    Rich aliens, rich alienation. Still via connect.in.com​With sincere apologies to Chuck Eddy, my two favorite records of the year also produced my two favorite singles: funny how that happens. And though ten songs increasingly feels like about forty too few, especially when Dr. Luke is working, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Live: Marnie Stern Works Blue At The Rock Shop

    A brief interlude between dirty jokes. Pics by Rob, more below.​Marnie Stern The Rock Shop Tuesday, October 5 Better than: Most Sarah Silverman routines Marnie Stern talks about vaginas a lot. Maybe you knew this. Tonight we are celebrating the release of her pretty great new album (self-tit ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 8, 2010
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    April 27, 2010

    MEXI-CAN!!

    Boycotting Cinco de Mayo to celebrate it the right way

  • Columns

    April 13, 2010
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    April 15, 2009

    GO GREENE

    WNYC invites you to its housewarming party

  • People

    November 13, 2007

    That New-Car Smell

    Selling autos the same way on both sides of the border

  • Columns

    May 1, 2007
  • Music

    May 1, 2007

    The Zeitgeist Reloaded

    An ecstatic, tear-bursting evening in Björk's pagan gospel church

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    April 24, 2007
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    December 5, 2006
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    November 14, 2006
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    August 22, 2006
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    May 2, 2006

    Slushee Surprise

    What drink mix makes the least-scary margarita?

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    April 25, 2006
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    February 28, 2006

    Five Ways of Looking at a T-Shirt

    The DIY tee: not dead yet

  • NYC Life

    April 26, 2005

    My Lovely Lady 'Rita

    The story of Cinco de Mayo and the Maligned Margarita

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