Before we get specific about how the Fork in the Road team will take advantage of this weather, we'd first like to recognize that the food pantries and shelters we supported wholeheartedly after Hurricane Sandy will definitely need extra supplies this weekend. Currently, there is a tremendous need f ... More >>
The legendary tunde ke kebab as served at Chote Nawab -- it strives to be the tenderest kebab on earth (green and red sauces in background).
It sounds like a Twin Peaks episode: 100 years ago a one-armed chef, to please a toothless old royal family member, invented the tunde ke kebab. It seems the ... More >>
Our own Tejal Rao visits former Top Chef contestant Leah Cohen's Lower East Side South Asian restaurant, Pig and Khao, and finds the outcome boisterous and inconsistent. While Cohen's ability to cook is evident in the noodle curry khao soi which is "full of quality crunch and chew," the crispy pata ... More >>
Rachel T. Asks: My parents are coming to town and I want to take them out to dinner. One requirement is that it needs to be a certified kosher restaurant. What are some places with actually good food for our evening?
Dear Rachel: New York City offers several kosher restaurants, plus a great selec ... More >>
The celebrated stuffed eggplant at Bay Ridge's Tanoreen, one of the festival participants
The Village Voice has announced a second group of 17 restaurant, bakery, and chocolatier participants for its Choice Eats food festival. These join the 21 announced last Wednesday, bringing the total to 38 so ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Enzo's Pizza in the East Village reports is closing. No reason was given for the shutter.
Kolette's Kitchen in Midtown closed its doors following the Passover holiday.
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Sprinkled with sesame seeds, marinated jellyfish makes a memorable summer salad
The last couple of decades have flooded NYC with colorful cuisines many of us never knew existed, and stocked ethnic markets with exotic ingredients that had strange names and fascinating properties. This influx ... More >>
Jason K. asks: I'm going on a date tonight with a girl who's a vegetarian, while I'm an avid meat-eater. Where can I take her where we'll both be satisfied, hopefully somewhere south of Midtown?
Dear Jason: Your problem is increasingly common these days, and I even get this question from ma ... More >>
Courtesy Kolkata Mirror A new kathi roll spot is coming to Curry Hill, distinguishing itself with a sports-centric focus. "You know, in Australia, Pakistan, and India, cricket is a religion," says owner Gaurav Anand, a Delhi native who also owns Bhatti Grill, across the street. "I miss it all ... More >>
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Organic, Shaken & Stirred: Step Up to the Green Bar! (free)
You've greened your kitchen; now it's time to green your bar. Join Paul Abercrombie, author of Organi ... More >>
I went over to the old Bamn! spot on St. Mark's to check out Baoguette Cafe, the new sister restaurant to Curry Hill's banh mi place, Baoguette.
The place is cute--large color photographs of Vietnam on the walls, garlands of ginger and chiles hanging from the ceiling, two communal blond wood tab ... More >>
I stopped by 172 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg yesterday to see how Banh Mi's construction is going (the space used to be a Polish butcher shop). Looks nice from the outside, but the paper over the windows is so throughly taped up, I couldn't see inside. No one seemed to be working, so maybe they' ... More >>
The classic--sort ofAs Hailey pointed out, the new Hanco's on 7th Avenue in Park Slope, which opened on Saturday, is peddling banh mi at the inflated price of $7 each. The other, older Hanco's in Boerum Hill sells the same sandwiches for $5.25. For comparison, the most awesome banh mi in the city ( ... More >>