Dairy and Eggs

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2014

    Cafeteria's Vegetarian Options Will Energize Your Tastebuds

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Cafeteria (119 Seventh Avenue, 212-414-1717) Neighborhood: Chelsea Cuisine: American comfort food

  • Voice Choices

    June 25, 2014


    A cut above the rest

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Here's What to Order at Heartwood if You're a Vegetarian

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Heartwood (184 8th Avenue, 646-476-5458) Neighborhood: Chelsea Cuisine: Pizzeria

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Murray's Cheese's Murray's Melts, Our Cheap Eat of the Day

    Murray's melts from Murray's Cheese (254 Bleecker Street, 212-243-3289), $3.99-$7.99 These fancy grilled cheese sandwiches offer an affordable taste of the top-notch Murray's dairy selection.

  • Voice Choices

    November 13, 2013


    No processed cheese 
powder here

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    The 10 Best Macaroni and Cheeses in NYC

    Unless you're a lactose-intolerant celiac, odds are you've got a soft spot for macaroni and cheese. Among the numerous dishes that make up the comfort food lexicon, the spruced up noodles hit that perfect balance of crisp crust and gooey interior, and the top renditions can be downright mesmerizing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Blue Hill Unveils Line of Vegetable-Based Yogurts (INTERVIEW)

    Next time you're in your favorite dairy aisle, stare at the yogurt case for half a second and marvel at the stunning variety. Greek yogurt's seen a surge in recent years, and it holds a prevalent place among classic fruit-on-the-bottom or stirred iterations. But look closer and you'll also find yogu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    The 10 Best Burgers in NYC

    Long before David Hasselhoff became a Teutonic favorite, Germany gave us the cooked-meat puck known as the hamburger, and we think it's safe to say we came away the victors in that cultural trade-off. Yes, the hamburger is America's sandwich, and as an American, it's your Xenu-given right to stuff y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Hampton Chutney Co. Throws Classic Dosa Fillings Out the Window

    In this space, James A. Foley explores New York City's strangest sandwiches. Hampton Chutney Co. is an Indian snack shop that sells a variety of chutneys. There is delicious iced chai, cardamom coffee, and a mango lassi on the menu, and a daily curry special, too. The joint also sells more than a ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 13, 2013


    Chefs get creative with the humble grilled cheese

  • Voice Choices

    February 27, 2013


    Let your nose lead the way

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Will I Die an Eggnog Virgin?!

    I'm an eggnog virgin. And I really can't give a reason as to why I've gone so long without as much as a sip of this silky, sweet holiday beverage. It's not the thought of consuming raw eggs that brings on my hesitation -- because I'd be happy to gnaw on a cookie dough log. Raised as a Jewish New Y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Single-Minded Treats

    It it's not broken, don't fix it - and if the shop specialty is drawing a following, there's no need for more munchies just to fill a menu. From sweets to sandwiches, there are a plethora of places that feature one distinctive dish or snack to satisfy diners with specific cravings.

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    La Maison du Toasted Cheese

    The toasted cheese is perfectly executed, but expect to pay for it. Serving single products in general, and limiting oneself to toasted cheese sandwiches in particular, has been a common meme of urban dining, both in small storefronts and vended from trucks. So the menu of newly opened La Maison d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Halloumi Cheese: Sweet, Savory, and Pac-Man Shaped

    [See More Taste Test: 5 Boozy Sweets Meant to Start a Buzz in New York | Porchetta's Lebanese Chicken Sandwich | Spring Garden: New Contender for Brooklyn's Best Dim Sum] If Halloumi was single and it had an online dating profile, it would probably say, "Hi, I'm a cheese from Cyprus. My friends des ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Buvette's Eggs Extraordinaire

    Frits a l'Americaine at Buvette, available at 8am every weekday If you've tried to get into Buvette at any normal dining hour, you will have been faced with a narrow place so crammed with people, that it would take you minutes to penetrate the small room. Not so at breakfast, a meal served every w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    Recipe: Brown Butter Financiers from Sarah Simmons

    Culinary salon and supper club City Grit continues this week with dinners by chef Sarah Simmons. But for those who can't make it, she has shared with us her recipe for brown butter financiers. 1/2 cup butter, unsalted 1 1/3 cup confectioner's sugar 1/2 cup almond flour 1/3 cup cake flour 1/2 tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Gold-Medal Cheese Sells for $8,400 at Wisconsin Auction

    How much would you be willing to pay for the world's best cheese? As part of an auction held in Milwaukee to raise money for cheese producers, an Illinois company, Hoogwegt US Inc., paid $8,400 for a 24-pound wheel of Dutch cheese, according to the AP (via Bloomberg).

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Blogroll Gazette: Exploding Food, Sushi Chef Flicks

    This week in food blogs... Food Republic shows us how amazing exploding food is when photographed up close. Gilt Taste remembers Biggie Smalls' death with an essay by Francis Lam on what the rapper's lyrics taught him about food.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    Raw Milk Products Accused of Causing Disease Outbreaks

    ​ The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently published a study with stats that might give raw-milk supporters pause. The CDC report states that the rate of disease outbreaks caused by raw milk and products related to it is 150 times greater than outbreaks linked to pasteurized milk.

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Murray's Cheese Shop: The Spot for Valentine's Day Gifts for Cheese Lovers

    ​ Some ladies want chocolate and roses for Valentine's Day; others want cheese. Murray's Cheese Shop is now selling Swiss-style cooking utensils from a Dutch brand called Boska that you can use for a cheesy, romantic dinner for two.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Make Lauren Hirschberg's Pecorino Risotto Balls

    Balls! ​At Craftbar (900 Broadway, 212-461-4300), chef de cuisine Lauren Hirschberg has introduced a special prix fix menu to celebrate the restaurant's 10-year anniversary, including dishes such as white anchovy bruschetta with leek confit, soft-cooked egg and lemon aïoli, and Pecorino aranc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Make Pastry Chef Ken Larsen's Galette des Rois

    Galette des Rois, or "Kings' Cake," is traditionally eaten on Epiphany. Brasserie (100 East 53rd Street, 212-751-4840) has been selling individual galettes with ice cream for the holiday and will serve them until January 13. The pastry is also one of Larsen's favorite desserts to prepare: "Galette ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Cheese Plates Feel Composed at Fatty 'Cue and Gastroarte

    For you, Big Boy Blue​ A good cheese plate can be a thing of beauty. You know, a plate containing one sheep, one goat, and one cow's milk cheese (a hard, a soft, and a semi-soft), plus a fruity counterpoint, maybe a few nuts and some bread. A cheese cart rolled to your tableside? That's even b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    5 Tips for Making the Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    Mastermaq / FlickrNice and melty​Did this week's review of Beecher's put you in the mood for a grilled cheese sandwich? Well, New York now has a plethora of options for gourmet grilled cheese. In addition to the Seattle-based emporium, you can check out Melt Shop, Queens Kickshaw, Noorman's ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 19, 2011

    Beecher's Handmade Cheese: Some Cheddar in Your Martini?

    The curd-ish people get a homeland in the Flatiron district

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Make Jenny McCoy's Strawberry-Pistachio Clafoutis with Lavender Ice Cream, from Craft

    Craft's Strawberry-Pistachio Clafoutis with Lavender Ice Cream​Make the most of your summer strawberries with this refreshing take on clafoutis that incorporates strawberries and pistachios instead of the traditional cherries, courtesy of Craft's pastry chef, Jenny McCoy. "Clafoutis is one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Bedford Cheese Shop Is Going Big. Really Big.

    Bedford Cheese ShopBrace yourself, Manhattan.​We remember Bedford Cheese Shop in its infancy, when it was a wee little thing tucked between a coffee shop and a hair salon in the Williamsburg mini-mall. How times have changed: five years after growing into its very own Bedford Avenue storefront ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Tia Keenan to Return With the Make Room

    Tia Keenan is on the Make.​In September 2009, curd nerds throughout the city reacted with shock and dismay to the news that Tia Keenan had left Caselulla. Called a "force to be reckoned with" by none other than Anne Saxelby, Keenan arguably put the Hell's Kitchen restaurant on the map thanks t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    The 2nd Annual Cheesemonger Invitational Will Be a Curd Nerd Fantasia

    ​Vegetarians despairing of the massive meat consumption that will in part define the month of July, take heart: July will also offer one whole evening to ingest as much cheese as the human digestive system can bear.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Make Lou Di Palo's Arancine

    amlamster/flickrRice balls!​Arancine are a favorite in Sicily not only at Easter, but throughout the summer. They're a no-brainer: rice, cheese, deep-fried. Lou Di Palo of the eponymous Italian grocery in Little Italy shares his recipe for arancine. "The simplicity of our family recipes demon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    Make Eric Hara's Lobster Deviled Eggs from Pier 9

    Vanessa TierneyPier 9's Lobster Deviled Eggs​Eric Hara's Pier 9 is now open with a menu of seafood-heavy takes on American classics and a wine list comprising bottles sourced from coastal fishing villages. See a theme? He shares the recipe for his Lobster Deviled Eggs for you to try at home. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Valentine's Day; Before-and-After Biodynamic Wine Pairing

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Fondue for Two Little Cheese Pub Throughout February Inspired by V-Day, chef Daniel Angerer is offering two kinds of cheese fondue for two: an Alpine blend of Emmen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Laur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Adult Chocolate Milk Futhers the Booze-in-Kid-Food Trend

    Adult Chocolate Milk / nydailynews.comSchool would have been better with this in the lunchbox​Fork in the Road is ever so dedicated to bringing its readers absurd alcoholic products. Four Loko. Whipped Lightning. CREAM. Somehow, though, Adult Chocolate Milk slipped through the cracks. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    'Blizzard Bingo' Saves NYC

    ​How boring are the people who've made themselves homebound just because they're afraid of the rare occurrence that's white and 10 inches. I went out! Last night, I went to "Blizzard Bingo" at Bowery Poets Cafe, hosted by quirky performers Murray Hill and Harriet Halloway, who led the crowd- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Vacherin Mont d'Or, a Cheese for the Holidays

    Lauren ShockeyHark! The herald cheese​ Brie is an easy go-to for the holiday party, since it requires little work except garnishing with some nuts or baking in the oven until oozy, but it's worthwhile looking beyond the brie to another seasonal cheese, Vacherin Mont d'Or.

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Make Nikki Cascone's Sweet Potato Latkes with Lime Crème Fraiche, from Octavia's Porch

    Sam HorineSweet Potato Latkes​It's the last day of Hanukkah, but that doesn't mean it's the last day to enjoy satisfying snacks like potato latkes. There really is no season for these savory potato pancakes. Nikki Cascone, who just opened her new "global Jewish" restaurant, Octavia's Porch, sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Twitter's #famouscheese List Heats Up, Turns Into Fondue, Disappears​Eight hours ago, I received the first of a massive wave of tweets adding to a list called #famouscheese. The first one was from Jonathan Gold (@thejgold), but I can't be sure he started it. The purpose of the list was to pun by merging cheese and celebrity names, and soon the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Our 10 Best Cheeses

    ​ ​Is it a piece of marble or a blue cheese? And did it make the list of Our 10 Best Cheeses? Who doesn't love cheese? A friend says she administers a cheese test to potential boyfriends. If the guy doesn't crave the coagulated milk products of cows, sheep, goats, or water buffalo, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    General Greene Now Open on Mondays

    Ft. Greene favorite General Greene (229 DeKalb Avenue) is now open on Mondays for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The neighborhood restaurant started a casual counter service for  breakfast and lunch during the week last November, and they've recently fine tuned the menu for those times. They've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Murray's Cheese Represents

    The French Laundry's Timothy Hollingsworth isn't the only one representing Team USA in culinary competition. While Hollingsworth is participating in the Bocuse d'Or in Lyon, France today and tomorrow, cheese mongers from our very own Murrary's Cheese (254 Bleecker Street) participated in one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008

    Strange Snacks of the World -- Fish Cheese

    Cheese has become wildly popular in parts of Asia over the last few years. Japan, in particular, has been smitten with cheese lust. The only problem is -- no cows. How to make cheese without any cows, and without having to import milk at disadvantageous exchange rates? The answer -- cod! While  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    I, Locavore -- Part One

    A locavore, of course, is a person who's greatest priority, food-wise, is to purchase wholesome products made as close to home as possible. Partly, this a intended to reduce one's carbon footprint, but it's also out of repulsion at the practice of growing food on one side of the globe and then sendi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2008

    Fork in the Road at Hundred Acres and Forge (Plus Recipe)

    Get Forge's butterscotch pudding recipe.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2008

    Fork in the Road Reviews Islero (Plus Bonus Recipe)

    In this week's paper, I review Islero, a new tapas spot on East 50th Street. The upshot is that Islero has potential, but it doesn't seem to know itself very well. Throughout a meal at Islero, there are some inexplicable choices that seem to be an awkward reach for trendiness or fanciness—too ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Calorie Counting in Times Square

    The law that will force New York restaurants with more than 15 branches nationwide to post calories on menus was to go into effect today, but it has been delayed. The Department of Health says that the district court judge has now set Friday the 25th as the new date for the law to go into effect, ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 31, 2006

    Not Just Cheese

    Switzerland stakes culinary turf with a new Chelsea bistro

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    June 12, 2001
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    July 25, 2000
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