Another day, another spate of restaurant openings in New York City. Check out our round-up of hours-old joints that are the latest to make entrance into this town's dining scene plus a bonus coming attraction.
Robert Sietsema checks into Casa Enrique in Queens, whose menu provides a window into the rarely seen cooking of Chiapas: "The chocolate-tinged mole familiar from NYC's taquerias is here called mole de Piaxtla, referring to a town in southern Puebla. You can get it with roast chicken or poured over ... More >>
Marianne Faithfull & Marc Ribot
Thursday, March 15
Better than: Stones tributes.
If the billing of a stripped-down duo performance between Marianne Faithfull, the 65-year old pop singer, and Marc Ribot, the master guitarist of the downtown jazz scene, seemed too good to be true, it wa ... More >>
No thanksAs announced yesterday, Activision is pulling the plug on their Guitar Hero franchise, signaling the end of the iconic plastic-guitar video-game series, which began in 2005 and has since offered six main games and countless expansions. To celebrate this weird, wonderful be-your-own-r ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
January 14, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 2
By Jill Johnston
LEUCADIA: 20 miles north of San Diego...because we're sitting here splitting fields and relaxing together and Pauline Oliveros is playing me a tape of a performance of he ... More >>
Fang Island's Jason Bartell, reveling. Pics by Raymond Haddad, more below.Fang Island
Saturday, May 29
No offense to the other four (!!!) bands on this bill, but the full-on, Facebook-abetted lightsaber battle raging in the park at Houston and Chrystie on the Lower East Side Saturd ... More >>
John Messinger/T MagazineThe John Dory's first incarnation.A few weeks after Ken Friedman told Fork in the Road that he was indeed planning to open a new John Dory in the Ace Hotel, a tipster writes in with an update: "There will be no kitchen in the restaurant when it opens. Just a raw bar w ... More >>
The Oscars have given Julie & Julia fans something to smile about.
Here at Fork in the Road, we generally don't concern ourselves with moving pictures unless, of course, they happen to concern themselves with the preparation and/or eating and/or politics of food. Which, it so happens, two of ... More >>
His Kensingston Blues was the record I listened to most in 2005. That year I remember seeing him play in various small venues in Brooklyn and Philadelphia, the temperature in the room always a little bit too high, the longer more hypnotic stuff like "Calais to Dover" and "Cathedral et Chartre ... More >>
Just one more wafer-thin mint...
The human appetite, in all its voracious, messy, and metaphorical forms, is one of the cinema's more enduring themes. When food makes its way onto the screen, it's often less as a prop than as a narrative tool. How it's presented -- literally or symbol ... More >>