St. Paddy's Day weekend is upon us, which means you have an excuse, if you want, to don green and drink Guinness until you're kicked out of a bar. Not your bag? Check out this list of things to do instead.
This week, Robert Sietsema introduces his meal of crossing-bridge-noodles at Tribeca's Lotus Blue through a Yunnan folktale. Further uptown, Tejal Rao reminisces about the highs and lows of restaurant staff meals before exploring the Upper West Side's new Mexican comfort-food restaurant, Cocina Econ ... More >>
There's hope for your tongue at Newport Centre Mall
South Asian fare from many regions wows Staten Island
Those who can't, teach
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Moonshine Bar, in Red Hook, has announced it's closing on its Facebook page. The bar was known to have one of the only working cigarett ... More >>
Robert SietsemaM&T's pepper with bean curd sheets.Food nerds still hemming and hawing about making Labor Day plans, take note: September 6 witnesses the first "Asian Feastival," a smorgasbord of eats in Queens.
Recently, the multi-instrumental Latino hip-hop rock troupe Ozomatli were appointed United States Cultural Ambassadors. They've been vocal proponents of a growing, musician-led boycott of Arizona, have written songs in support of gay awareness in the Latino community, and bear as much respons ... More >>
Yesterday, in the first half of this interview with Hemant Mathur, the chef talked about how he feels to be leaving Devi, where he is co-chef-and-owner with Suvir Saran. Today, we get details on Tulsi, the new restaurant he is opening with his wife, pastry chef Surbhi Sahni; talk about how h ... More >>
Chef Hemant Mathur announced last week that he's leaving Devi, where he has been co-executive chef for all of the six years the restaurant has been open, and co-owner since 2007. Mathur and his wife, Devi pastry chef Surbhi Sahni, are heading up to Midtown, where they will launch Tulsi in Sep ... 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 >>
One of travel's greatest pleasures is wandering in food shops frequented by locals--whether it's a supermarket, a cheese shop, or a spice merchant. A busy market is a reprieve from the tourist's whirlwind of restaurant-eating, where you can catch a glimpse of people's everyday food lives. ... More >>
Jackson Heights rouses itself from a long slumber
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