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Deli Foods

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Appetizing Counters in NYC

    When seeking an enduring taste of this city's culinary heritage, look for preservatives. Smoke and salt have been used as methods of preserving foods far longer than New York has had a grid plan, but the ways in which these techniques were utilized by turn-of-the-century Eastern European immigrants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    Nostalgia Bites Back at Broadway Restaurant

    For this week's review, I found myself at Amanda Freitag's Empire Diner revamp (210 Tenth Avenue, 212-243-2736), where the celebrity chef channels the good old days with upmarket twists on American fare. The dishes I preferred most were those that showed Freitag rallying in her former fine dining wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Pastrami Evolution: Tacos, Ramen, Kung Pao

    I have a real soft spot for the oddities of modern fusion, or whatever you want to call it. For those hybrids built in the name of deliciousness. When a chef puts things together in a non-traditional way because it makes sense to her, because it might taste awesome, I like to cheer her on. Maybe it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Year of the Takeout Day 169: Fay Da Bakery

    Tuna Bun from Fay Da Bakery (321 West 6th Avenue)

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Tim Tebow Sandwich: What Should It Really Look Like?

    Two days ago, Fork in the Road put up a piece about the Jetbow sandwich at Carnegie Deli. It was a giant, collapsing mess held up by sticks featuring an incongruous collection of deli meats. It made us wonder what a true Tebow sandwich would look like, encompassing the diverse history of the Heisman ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 15, 2012

    Bowery Diner: A Cup of Joe and Some Whelks, Please

    A classic kind of American restaurant goes upscale in New York 2012

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Where Was I Eating? Graham Avenue Meats and Deli

    ​ So many sandwiches, so little time. Plenty of people surmised the sandwich's Italian-American origins but, sadly, only one person can win "Where Am I Eating?" This week's entry is the famed Godfather sandwich from Graham Avenue Meats and Deli (445 Graham Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn). The san ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Dish No. 1: Fatty Beef Casserole at Henan Feng Wei

    ​Coincident with the publication of the Voice's annual Best Of issue, we hereby finish up with our 100 Dishes to Eat Now. Thanks for paying attention! And please scour the list of all 100 on the last page of this post, to ferret out those dishes you may have missed. Today's Pick: Fatty Beef C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Dish No. 17: Razor Clam With Scallion Pesto in the Shape of a Peacock at Szechuan Chalet, NYC

    ​Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Razor clam with scallion pesto in the shape of a peacock at Szechuan Chalet (1395 Second Avenue, 212-737-1838).

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Dish No. 20: Coleslaw at Pies 'n' Thighs

    ​ Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Coleslaw ($4) at Pies 'n' Thighs (166 South 4th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 347-529-6090)

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Dish No. 28: Bowl of Tripe at Royal Seafood

    ​Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Bowl of dim sum tripe ($2.50) at Royal Seafood (103-105 Mott Street, 212-219-2338)

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Dish No. 31: Smoked Sable and Bottarga at Pulino's

    ​Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Smoked sable with celery and bottarga agliata ($15) at Pulino's (282 Bowery).

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Dish No. 30: Watermelon Pickle and Crispy Pork Salad at Fatty Crab

    ​Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Watermelon pickle and crispy pork salad ($16) at Fatty Crab (643 Hudson Street, 212-352-3592; 2170 Broadway, 212-496-2722)

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Dish No. 32: Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Focaccia at Eataly

    ​ Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: the mozzarella, tomato, and basil focaccia at Eataly (200 Fifth Avenue).

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Dish No. 40: Tabla Frankie Cart's Roasted Vegetable Frankie

    ​ Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Roasted vegetable frankie ($8) at the Tabla Frankie Cart (11 Madison Avenue, 212-889-0667).

  • Dining

    May 25, 2010

    Mile End Brings Montreal to Brooklyn

    Boerum Hill gets a smoky, meaty taste of Quebec

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Zaytoons Owners to Open The Olde Brooklyn Bagel Shop(pe)

    Is the first organic bagel upon us?​Partners Ahmad Samhan and Faried Assad of Zaytoons have plans to open a bagel shop across the street from the Vandebilt Avenue location of the restaurant. The Olde Brooklyn Bagel Shop (or maybe Shoppe, they haven't decided) is expected in a month or two in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2010

    Snapper Soup, Texas Weiners, and Cheesesteaks: Things I Ate in Philadelphia This Weekend

    ​Geno's may not be the best, but it is the most garish purveyor of Philadelphia's famous cheesesteaks. My great good luck in chasing down eats in Baltimore a few weeks a go led me and a pal to make a brazen assault on Philadelphia this weekend.

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Food Wars Is Hosting a Katz's-Second Avenue Deli Smack-Down

    klwatts/flickrKatz's pastrami warrior.​ Because old rivalries will never really die so long as there's someone with a camera to keep them alive, Food Wars, the Travel Channel show that's given voice to squabbling eaters across the country, is descending upon Katz's and the Second Avenue Deli o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    The Revenge of the Sandwich

    ​It's only a sandwich: the smoked turkey sandwich (called "grandpa") at Mile End. Until recently, it had been nearly a decade since I'd eaten an actual sandwich. I'm not talking about a hero, wrap, or panini, or any of the other sandwich permutations aimed at diners eager for novelty or exces ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 2, 2010
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    January 19, 2010

    Were Your French Fries Cooked in Corn Oil?; Just How Much Salt Is in Your Favorite New York Food?

    ​In light of Mayor Bloomberg's plan to cut our salt intake, just how much salt is in New York foods? Delicatessen's bagel and smoked salmon plate has 105 percent of the recommended daily intake, Char No. 4's lamb pastrami sandwich has 92 percent, but Sigmund Pretzel Shop's pretzels only have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    David Sax Talks About Saving the Deli and the Enduring Appeal of Hot, Fatty Meat

    Tabletmag.com​Two years before David Sax was born, his paternal grandfather died while eating a smoked meat sandwich from Schwartz's Hebrew Delicatessen in Montreal. But the food that caused his grandfather's literal downfall was also his legacy: it "pickled my soul with a craving for salt, ga ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 13, 2009

    HOT MEAT

    We'll have what he's having

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    'Top Chef': The Special Hell of Pasta Salad

    Bravo​Earlier this morning, Our Man Sietsema posted his Top 10 Reasons to Hate Top Chef. Last night's episode neatly and repeatedly illustrated, ad nauseam, every last one of those reasons, and possibly more.To wit: It is becoming more apparent with each episode that, as Sietsema noted, tribal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    The Early Word: Reis 100 Sandwich Factory

    A trio of tiny sandwiches. Left: White anchovy banh mi; Top: Orange-strawberry-almond jam with cream cheese: Bottom: Duck pate with pickled beets and turnips​ It's all sandwiches all the time around here. Bar Reis, a neighborhood bar in Park Slope, recently opened an annex called Reis 100 San ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Incredibly Cheap Eats -- Potato and Egg Hero

    The little treat I like to call the "Fuck You Dr.  Atkins" sandwich The Italian-American potato-and-egg and pepper-and-egg heroes are the stuff of culinary legend, roughly equivalent to the sainted New Orleans po' boy that comes stuffed only with french fries. Or the sand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    A Modest Proposal--Restaurant Landmarking

      I was hurrying down West 125th on the way to a new Ethiopian place a friend had tipped me to, when I stopped short. One of my favorite soul food spots, M& G Diner, was shuttered tight as a drum. The place had long been a 24-hour pit stop for southern-style fried chicken, sweet corn muffins, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    Complete Menu of Meat Products in Banksy's Village Pet Store Charcoal Grille

    all photos by Sam Horine Last Sunday, Banksy quietly opened the Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grille. I went yesterday, twice. (I was really hungry.) I wrote down the complete menu.

  • Dining

    June 17, 2008

    Brooklyn's Banh Mi Stars

    Pork roll and sardines and pâté—oh my!

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2007
  • NYC Life

    August 23, 2005

    Dog Run

    The great regional frankfurters, in NYC

  • News

    August 17, 2004

    Cuisine de Clink

    Planning to protest the RNC? Fine dining awaits you at the city's swankiest prisons

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003

    Restaurants

    25 Places Where Two Can Eat for $25

  • Dining

    May 27, 2003

    Doubles or Nothing

    Saturday Afternoon on Nostrand Avenue

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    February 11, 2003
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    February 4, 2003
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    January 28, 2003
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    January 21, 2003
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    January 14, 2003
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    January 7, 2003
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    December 24, 2002
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    December 17, 2002
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    December 3, 2002
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    June 11, 2002
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    April 16, 2002
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    April 9, 2002
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    October 23, 2001
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