Ed Schoenfeld

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Act Quickly: There Are a Few Choice Sub-$100 NYCWFF Tickets Left

    Even though the annual New York City Food and Wine Festival (NYCWFF) and its hoard of groupies don't storm the city for another month, tickets have already been pillaged for a number of events. How typical! (Writes the jaded New Yorker.) Don't despair though -- we've sifted through the remainder of ... More >>

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    August 25, 2014

    The 10 Best Pastrami Dishes in NYC That Aren't Sandwiches

    Introduced to New York by 19th century Eastern European immigrants (the same folks who gave us pierogies, knishes, and kishka), pastrami is an easy contender for GMOAT (Greatest Meat Of All Time), and also one of the foodstuffs most synonymous with our fair city. Brined and coated in strong spices i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    A Taste of Decoy, the Party End of RedFarm's Mullet

    For the past two years, restaurateur Ed Schoenfeld and chef/partner Joe Ng have hosted pop-ups and served an abbreviated menu out of the former Laundromat below their West Village nouveau-Chinese restaurant RedFarm. Last month, they opened Decoy (529 1/2 Hudson Street, 212-691-9700), the fully reali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Ogle This Cocktail Porn From Three MCC Events

    Last night at Angel's Share, Manubu Ohtake of Tokyo's Palace Hotel Royal Bar spoke of how Japanese bartenders place a premium on offering quiet comfort over entertainment. Be that as it may, the crowds at this weekend's Manhattan Cocktail Classic have grown clamorous for Japanese spirits since Thurs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    First Look: RedFarm UWS

    Ed Schoenfeld and Joe Ng's Upper West Side outpost of their downtown hit RedFarm (2170 Broadway, 212-724-9700) opened its doors this weekend after over a year of delays and a lengthy six-week staff training. It's a shame about the delays, but Schoenfeld's a pro: If our experience on opening day was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    RedFarm Offers Takeout, Expands to UWS

    Eclectic dim-sum joint RedFarm is now offering takeout for pick-up. The creation of Chinese food guru Ed Schoenfeld and dim-sum chef Joe Ng, the restaurant also announced via Twitter and the New York Times that they'll enlarge their current location by taking over the laundromat downstairs and will ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 4, 2012

    Brooklyn Wok Shop Strikes Up the Bland

    It's hipsterized Cantonese classics in Williamsburg

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    January 5, 2012

    Jalapeno Poppers Pop-Up on Downtown Menus

    Lauren BloombergThere's molten cheese hidden inside of these babies.​Spicy, cheesy, fried. Jalapeno poppers are pretty much one of the most perfect snack foods. They're as ideal for noshing in front of the television as they are for serving as a cocktail party bite. But, aside from TGI Fridays and ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 9, 2011

    RedFarm: Dim Sum and Then Some

    Find your fancy Chinese food in the West Village

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    RedFarm Will Be 'Barn-y,' Inauthentic

    Robert SietsemaA $5.95 order of Sichuan wontons from Foodparc's RedFarm Stand.​After many months of anticipation, RedFarm will most likely within the next couple of weeks. Ed Schoenfeld gave Grub Street many details about the restaurant, which he's opening with Joe Ng. And it looks like no one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    At Out From Behind the Apron, Strong Words for Del Posto and Bad Customers

    Alfred Eisenstaedt​Earlier this afternoon, WNYC hosted Out From Behind the Apron, a forum for restaurant industry workers and veterans to discuss issues ranging from how new laws are changing the industry to their personal experiences serving the citizenry of New York. Hosted by WNYC's Kathlee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    A First Look Inside Foodparc, NYC

    ​Foodparc is not quite as big and grandiose as it looks from the outside. If this era coming up has a theme, it might be the Era of Food Courts. They seem to be popping up everywhere.

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    January 14, 2010

    Jeffrey Chodorow Plots Basque Restaurant

    GawkerFuturistic Basque, coming right up​If we've learned anything from Kurve, it's that futuristic restaurants look silly. But Florence Fabricant brings news of a Basque restaurant with "futuristic decor." It's a Jeffrey Chodorow project opening this fall in the Eventi Hotel (839 Sixth Avenue ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Chinatown Brasserie's Joe Ng Will Open New Restaurant, Adding Fuel to the Fire of Our Visual Dim Sum Dictionary

    joyosity/flickrIf Joe Ng has his way, this dumpling will be delivered to your doorstep.​Back in September, news broke that the Chinatown Brasserie would undergo a makeover, with its chef, Joe Ng, staying on to cook his vaunted dim sum in the restaurant's basement. Now, La Fabricant reports tha ... More >>