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  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Have a Look Around Brookfield Place During Lunch Hour

    Between the revitalization of the Seaport and development in Battery Park City, there's lots of change going on in the financial district, much of which brings new dining options to the area. Perhaps no project was as anticipated as Hudson Eats at Brookfield Place (200 Vesey Street), though, a food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    [Updated] For Easter: The Story of Hot Cross Buns

    Howard F. asks: What is the religious significance of hot cross buns, and where can I get them? Dear Howard: Hot cross buns are an English pastry associated with Good Friday. Actually, some are like bread rolls, while others are more like muffins or even cupcakes in texture and taste. What they hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2012

    Rightbloggers Revel in Romney Rout, But Good Job Numbers Put Them Back in Tinfoil

    Rightbloggers had one of their best weeks of the campaign. First their candidate, Mitt Romney, bested President Obama in a debate, and then the Labor Department posted a drop in the U.S. unemployment rate. Both events convinced them of impending electoral victory, as the first proved that the Presid ... More >>

  • Film

    June 27, 2012

    The Amazing Spider-Man: Amazing Fantasy

    The spider becomes a man—and a joy—in The Amazing Spider-Man

  • Music

    April 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2011

    New Jersey Lawmakers Vote to Bail Out Xanadu, "The Vietnam of Malls"

    ​The New Jersey state Senate and Assembly overwhelmingly passed a bill that would offer up to $350 million in state funds to help complete the stalled Xanadu mall. WNYC reports that lawmakers tacked some provisions onto the bill, namely a tax credit that rewards developers and lets them off t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2011

    Rightbloggers Celebrate Reagan's 100th Birthday; Attack His Son, Ron Jr.; Cheer His Daughter, Sarah Palin

    You may remember Ronald Reagan, whose centenary was celebrated last weekend, as former Secretary of State James Baker does -- as the man who "taught us how to love"; or, as Arizona GOP Congressman Ben Quayle does, as "the nice man who gave us jelly beans when we visited the White House" and "shrank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    100 People Get Staph Infections from Gingerbread; Fast-Food Chains Try to Top the Double Down

    ​At least 100 people have contracted staph food poisoning from eating tainted gingerbread houses sold at Whole Foods, according to the FDA. [TopNews] After finding traces of cooked food on the fossilized teeth of Neanderthals, scientists now believe the Ice Age diet included cooked plants and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Fast Food Chains to Redouble Efforts to Fatten Americans in 2011

    Victoria BekiempisDunkin's sausage pancake bites: part of a growing arsenal.​Donna Simpson, New Jersey's most famous fat lady, used Thanksgiving to remind America that she is still committed to one day weighing 1,000 pounds. And thanks to some recent menu updates, she'll be getting plenty of h ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 27, 2010

    Countess LuAnn Meets Pee-wee Herman

    Awards—they're a girl thing. Mostly, anyway, but the shows are bitchin'

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Shack Shack Theater District Officially Opens Today

    ​Although it soft-opened over the weekend, the Theater District Shake Shack officially opened this morning. As at its other locations, burgers and frozen custard are the order of business here, though the menu includes three new concretes inspired by the neighborhood:

  • Voice Choices

    June 1, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    How to Win Friends and Influence People by Being an (Alleged) Plagiarist, or Whatever It Is You're Good at

    ​Proving that plagiarism doesn't ruin your career (at all) we have the case of Kaavya Viswanathan, the lit wunderkind who scored a reported $500,000 two-book deal while still in high school, had the first of her chick-lit novels published her sophomore year at Harvard, and then got busted for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Sam Sifton Offers Diet Tips; Thomas Keller Talks Shop

    ​Sam Sifton reveals how he manages to stay healthy while eating five meals a day: "I walk everywhere... I take the stairs when I can. And on days off, I make salads and pretend they're good for me." [NY Times] Thomas Keller talks about how French Laundry differs from Per Se. Apparently not mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Spice Guy: Jay Rayner Shames U.S. for Cinnabomb

    S. Diddy/flickrIs this spice nice or a nasty habit?​ First they had a problem with our English breakfasts being too healthy (by "healthy," they meant lacking in deep-fried toast). Then they complained that all of New York had gone soft because we have a Whole Foods on The Bowery. The latest fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Foods Go High Fiber; Taco Bell Gets a First Meal

    ​In a response to consumer demand for more nutritious foods, food companies are putting out fiber-rich products once again. Danone, Kellogg, and General Mills are among those that have added extra fiber to some of their product lines. [Wall Street Journal] Food equals ratings on networks like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Esquire Serves a Super-Sized Fast Food Feature

    macrofarm/flickr​This month's issue of Esquire devotes considerable coverage to the topic of fast food, with a round-up of the country's best (In-N-Out) and worst (Taco Bell) chains, thoughts about burger joints, and chef confessionals about the last time they ate fast food. Our fair city's culina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Quick Hits

    But really, everyone's a winner. New York, what a town. We've got the Tonys, and sometimes the Emmys and Grammys, and the U.S. Pole Dance Championships, and now, just this past weekend, The Hookies -- awards for male escorts presented this weekend at Splash Bar. Our own Michael Musto presented an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Kristof Tweets Presage New Era in Journalism

    Wednesday New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof announced to the world he was going to Twitter. "I was the first Times blogger," he bragged, and he also has "a facebook page and Youtube [sic] channel," so for Kristof this is a natural progression into the world of the future. He asked for advice ... More >>