Claire Handleman

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    Discover the Next Big Thing This Month at City Grit

    Wondering what happened to chef Sara Kramer after her departure from Greenpoint's Glasserie? Or what about Shanna Pacifico, who exited the kitchen at Back Forty West a few months back? Get a glimpse of what they might have planned at City Grit (38 Prince Street, 646-580-5720) -- each chef is partici ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 6, 2013

    Isaan Like Donkey Kong

    Three new spots try the other Thai

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    Qi Reopens as Qi Esarn Tonight

    On the heels of the Somtum Der opening in the East Village comes another restaurant paying homage to the northeastern Esarn (or Isaan) region of Thailand: The Union Square Qi location closed about a week ago to recast itself as Qi Esarn, and it makes its debut tonight.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Del Posto Cook and Travel Writer Claire Handleman On The Joys of Eating In Thailand (Part 2)

    ​ Yesterday we talked to Claire Handleman, who cooks at Del Posto and blogs about her constant travels at Passport to Eat, about how she fell in love with Thai cuisine and the best papaya salad she's ever eaten. Today, she talks about fine dining in Bangkok, Del Posto's Italian cuisine and whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Here we are on a rainy Friday afternoon, looking back at the week's sunnier days: Way Station's Andy Heidel talks about Flaming Moes, Dr. Who-themed cocktails, and that infamous stroller manifesto. Our 10 Best New Frozen Treats. Why is my spicy tuna roll spicy? Here's why.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Del Posto Cook and Travel Writer Claire Handleman On The Joys of Eating In Thailand (Part 1)

    ​ Everyone loves to travel; not everyone, however, lives to travel. During most of the year, Claire Handleman pays the rent working at Del Posto, the Bastianich-Batali Italian juggernaut that won four stars from the New York Times last year. Every winter, she packs up her bags and spends at le ... More >>