It was hard to avoid comparing the New York stop of the Antiques Roadshow to a low-key casino without the seedy underbelly. The temperature in the Javits Center on Saturday was meat locker-freezing, Rascal scooters zipped by every few minutes (often with paintings and other wrapped ephemera jammed i ... More >>
And then there was one. Yesterday, the city shed a meaty tear as the Greenwich Village location of Gray's Papaya (402 Sixth Avenue) went down for the count. With a sole operation carrying the torch, the closure marks a devastating blow to Big Apple dining culture. Reached at his residence, owner Nic ... More >>
Smothered in their cryptic, bright yellow relish, a Rutt's Hut frank is a sacrament of the season. "I never eat franks," a friend exclaimed, "I don't know what's in them." But when our party arrived at Rutt's Hut, founded by Abe and Anna Rutt in 1928 in Clifton, NJ, she quickly relaxed her standar ... More >>
Photo courtesy The Old FieldOld Field Vineyard is worth visiting for the grounds alone In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we devote our top 10 list this week to food-centric day trips. Our list contains a lot of good eating, most accessible by train or bus, all within range for low- ... More >>
In November Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress went to a nightclub and shot himself in the leg (accidentally -- or so we were told), causing Mayor Bloomberg to demand a lengthy prison term for Burress and the Giants to suspend him. Burress was replaced in the waning days of the Giants season by Ta ... More >>
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