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    March 3, 2014

    This Week in Food: Make Savory Chocolate Dishes and Drink Italian Wine

    We're glad the brunt of this snowstorm missed us, but there's no avoiding the cold this week. Warm up your appetite with a few events.

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    December 28, 2012

    Eric Ripert, Mario Batali, Floyd Cardoz and Others Will Say 'Shame on Sandy' at Relief Benefit

    On Saturday, January 12, My Last Supper and a few big name chefs will join forces to support Sandy relief efforts. But before you grab your elastic waist pants and skip lunch, know this -- the evening will run as a variety show with the finger-wagging title, "Shame on Sandy". [See More Edible News: ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    Num Pang Launching The Cardoz Pang

    Cambodian sandwich shop Num Pang is launching a limited-edition sandwich with proceeds benefitting a 9/11 charity. The sandwich launch is part of the eatery's "Chefs Give Back" series: a celebrity chef contributes a sandwich and proceeds go to charity. This time, Num Pang is working with winner of ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    This Week's Specials: Soba, Hot Dogs, and James Beard

    What we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: Robert Sietsema gives us the verdict on the best soba in NYC. He talks up Lower East Side Corcoron and throws in a mention for the East Village-based SobaKoh: "Soba are often eaten cold with a soy-based dipping sauce. The noodles feel cool on the ... More >>

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    May 11, 2012

    North End Grill's Floyd Cardoz Talks Top Chef Masters and Reality TV, Part 2

    Yesterday, we chatted with North End Grill's Floyd Cardoz about his new Battery Park City restaurant and his old one, Tabla, in Madison Square Park. Today, we touch upon the ever evolving nature of restaurants then delve in to the world of reality television, Top Chef Masters, and the PBS show that ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Kitchit's 'Bespoke' Dining Launches in New York Today

    Kitchit, a service that connects food lovers to local chefs, launches in New York today. Like in San Francisco and L.A., Kitchit's members can work directly with restaurant chefs to create intimate events at their homes. Check out an example of a Kitchit menu (pictured above) after the jump; this on ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Our 10 Favorite Far Downtown Restaurants

    It's generally agreed that the area below Chambers Street is a food no-man's-land. However, take a closer look and you'll find a number of options that don't just fill a void, but are top-notch. We've rounded up our 10 favorites, and lumped Battery Park City and the Financial District together, for ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Taste of the Nation 2012: Celebrity Chefs Ending Childhood Hunger

    It's not often you can eat from New York City's top restaurants and help alleviate poverty in the city -- at the same time. Taste of the Nation NYC takes place on Monday, and the star-studded event will feature gourmet fare by top chefs from restaurants such as Ai Fiori and Gramercy Tavern. Hosted ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Kaia; North End Grill Face-Off

    See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: In this week's Voice, Robert Sietsema checks out the city's newest South African spot and finds a grab bag of cuisines served there. Adam Platt bestows one measly star on North End Grill: "These dishes are professionally prepared, for ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 14, 2012

    North End Grill: Danny Meyer Shall Rule Us All

    The restaurant king further annexes Battery Park City

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    March 14, 2012

    5 Unexpected Dishes to Try at North End Grill

    For this week's review, I headed down to Battery Park City to check out North End Grill, one of three eateries Danny Meyer has erected in the neighborhood in the past year. Floyd Cardoz, formerly the chef at Tabla, is running the kitchen, dishing up a menu of American classics, many of which have un ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    North End Grill: Bacon Peanut Butter = Pizza

    ​With all of the hype leading up to the opening of Danny Meyer and Floyd Cardoz's new Battery Park City eatery, North End Grill, there's one thing you probably didn't realize. That some of the duo's most interesting flavor combinations can't be ordered in the dining room.

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    January 23, 2012

    5 Pies to Stuff Yourself Silly on Today, a/k/a National Pie Day

    Lauren ShockeyNorth End Grill puts out a fine lemon meringue pie​Today is National Pie Day, woot woot. While Fork in the Road believes that this holiday should really coincide with the other Pi Day (March 14), any day that celebrates the bounty of baked, filled pastries is still pretty damn a ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011

    Michael Gallina to Lead Blue Hill at Stone Barns; Wolfgang Puck Disses Starbucks

    Michael Gallina, of Blue Hill New York, will take the place of Greg Baxtrom, and head Blue Hill at Stone Barns' kitchen. [Grubstreet] Baxtrom won't be out of work long. Turns out he will put in a stint at Floyd Cardoz's soon-to-open North End Grill. [Eater NY]

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    September 13, 2011

    Floyd Cardoz Wants You to Move to Lower Manhattan

    Floyd Cardoz: Downtown man.​Floyd Cardoz and Danny Meyer are featured in a new promotional video for Brookfield Office Properties, which owns the World Financial Center. The video is all about how awesome Battery Park City is -- or at least, how awesome it will be when the new Blue Smoke and N ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Ryan Skeen Lands at UWS Spot Il Cibreo; Iacopo Falai Expands Yet Again

    ​Eternal wanderer Ryan Skeen has signed on to helm the kitchen of a rustic Italian trattoria on the Upper West Side called Il Cibreo, in the former Campo space at Broadway and 112th Street. The restaurant will open Wednesday and serve things like "bruschetta with grilled asparagus and Fontina, ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Meatopia Will Press the Flesh on July 23

    ​As he has done for the past seven years, Josh Ozersky will bring the smell of slowly cooking animal flesh to the city with Meatopia. This time around, he's taking his blood lust to Brooklyn Bridge Park, where the festivities will take place on July 23.

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    April 6, 2011

    Top Chef Masters Airs Tonight, New York Chefs Poised to Dominate (Hopefully)

    theage.com.auPretty yes, but he's no Padma​Because there can't be more than two weeks without a Top Chef show on the air, Season Three of Top Chef Masters premieres tonight on Bravo at 11 p.m. Nevertheless, this season is shaping up to look exciting.

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    March 14, 2011

    The North End Grill Will Have a Ton of Seafood, Won't Be 'Very Spice-Forward'

    Floyd Cardoz​Last week, Union Square Hospitality Group announced the creation of North End Grill, a New American restaurant scheduled to open in Battery Park City later this year. Floyd Cardoz, late of Tabla, will helm the restaurant's kitchen, and today he gives Nation's Restaurant News some ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    Floyd Cardoz Returns at Danny Meyer's New North End Grill

    offthebroiler.wordpress.comTogether again​Floyd Cardoz, formerly the Executive Chef at now-shuttered Tabla, is back in action and will helm the kitchen at Danny Meyer's newest fine dining restaurant called North End Grill, which will open in Battery Park City towards the end of 2011. Per a rel ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Floyd Cardoz, George Mendes, and Suvir Saran Will Compete on Top Chef Masters

    Bravo​Now that Top Chef All Stars is kind of, sort of beginning to draw to a close, Bravo wants us to start thinking about the next season of Top Chef Masters.

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    January 19, 2011

    Junoon--the Fancy and the Beige

    Decent cooking but little spirit at an upscale Flatiron Indian restaurant

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    January 4, 2011

    Sapid Indian Food Delivers Subcontinental Standards to Prospect Heights

    Let pakoras chase away the post-holiday blues.​As Floyd Cardoz of the now-defunct Tabla told us last week, Indian food in New York City is changing. But for a neighborhood like Prospect Heights, which doesn't have much in the way of fare from the subcontinent, a good old-fashioned curry joint ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Floyd Cardoz Discusses Tabla's Closing and Why He'll Be in Times Square on New Year's Eve

    Mychal Watts/Wireimage.comFloyd Cardoz Prepares for the Last Supper​ After being in business for 12 years, Tabla, Danny Meyer's upscale Indian restaurant, will serve its final meal this evening. We called executive chef and partner Floyd Cardoz to get the last word on the landmark restaurant ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    As we near the end of both the truncated week and the entirety of 2010, here's one final look back at Things That Appeared on This Website This Week and a forward-thinking wish for a Happy New Year: Our Man Sietsema's 10 Favorite NYC Dishes of 2010. Floyd Cardoz talked about Tabla's closing and wh ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Wade Burch 'In' at Neely's Pig Parlor; Ivy Stark 'Not In' at Diego

    ​Wade Burch, of Steamer's Landing (and a recent winner of Food Network's Chopped), has been named executive chef of Neely's Pig Parlor, the barbecue joint that fellow Food Networkers the Neelys are opening on the Upper East Side. [Grub Street] Josh Boissy of Le Barricou in Williamsburg is bra ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    Like Tabla, Le Cirque Is Also Having Size Issues

    Le Cirque​Are the days of restaurant bloat numbered? A day after Floyd Cardoz said that Tabla's large size was more or less the reason for the restaurant's closure, Sirio Maccioni has offered the Post more proof that bigger is not always better.

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    October 18, 2010

    Floyd Cardoz: Tabla's Size Killed Tabla

    ​Feast has an interesting interview with Floyd Cardoz in which the chef talks about what went wrong with Tabla, which is set to close on Dec. 30. Cardoz says that what went wrong with the 12-year-old Indian restaurant was its size: "we realized that we have a lot of seats to fill and we were n ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010

    Tabla Kicks Off Farewell Celebrations This Evening

    ​Tabla may be closing on Dec. 30, but it's treating its remaining two-and-a-half months as a party rather than a funeral. This evening there will be a perfectly-timed Indian Summer Patio Party: from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be $5 drinks including cocktails, beer, and wine, free hors d'oeuv ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Tabla Will Close on Dec. 30

    Photo courtesy of Tabla.​Well, this is sad but not entirely surprising: Tabla is closing.

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    August 27, 2010

    Our 11 Best Octopuses in NYC

    ​The superlative "boiled octopus" at Momokawa When you think of octopus, the first thing that pops into your head is the standard recipe found at Greek restaurants, where the cephalopod is served charred from the grill and dripping with red-wine vinegar. But even the Greeks have lots of diffe ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    New Delhi's Varq Coming to New York?

    Agoda.comVarq's New Delhi dining room​Last week, we got Tabla chef Floyd Cardoz's thoughts on why there aren't more fine dining Indian restaurants in the United States. This week, Food and Wine's Mouthing Off blog brings word of just such an establishment.

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    April 16, 2010

    Tabla's Floyd Cardoz on Goan Food, Culture Shock in the Kitchen, and Pleasing the Parents

    ​Floyd Cardoz has been the executive chef of Tabla since it opened in 1998. His ability to synthesize Indian and Western flavors and techniques, creating original but rooted food, is matchless in New York. Tabla recently merged its two entities--Tabla and Bread Bar---into one, and offers an &a ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Tabla's Floyd Cardoz on Misconceptions About Indian Food, and the State of Indian Restaurants in America

    ​Earlier today, we brought you an interview with Tabla's executive chef Floyd Cardoz on Goan food and the trials of starting out as a young chef in Bombay. Here, in the second part of the interview, Cardoz talks about why there aren't more fine-dining Indian restaurants, misconceptions about ... More >>

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    April 16, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It is Friday afternoon. And thus time for a look back at the best posts of the past week: Tabla's Floyd Cardoz talked about misconceptions about Indian food, the state of Indian restaurants in America, and culture shock in the kitchen. We ranked Our 10 Most Overrated Restaurants. Anita Lo's Annis ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: A Street Food Celebration; Mexican Passover

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Streets International Third Annual Street Food Celebration Benefit Astor Center March 24 Seamus Mullen of Boqueria, Tom Colicchio of Colicchio and Sons, and Fl ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Danny Meyer Will Install Some Sandwiches at the Whitney

    Hagen StierThe Whitney's got some bread.​At some point this fall, Danny Meyer will open his slavishly anticipated cafe at the Whitney. In the meantime, museum goers will be able to stave off cultured famine at Sandwiched, the pop-up cafe Meyer's catering business, Hudson Yards, will operate un ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Tabla's Officially Got a New Menu

    Photo courtesy of TablaTabla​After maintaining separate menus for the past 11 years, Tabla and Bread Bar now have joint custody of only one.

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    October 28, 2009

    Floyd Cardoz on Tabla's New Menu

    Courtesy Tabla​The Danny Meyer restaurants formerly known as Tabla (upstairs, haute New Indian) and Bread Bar (downstairs, casual New Indian) have been unified into one entity, which is now simply called "Tabla." Hearing the news, Fork in the Road feared that executive chef Floyd Cardoz's insp ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Cookbook Tester: Floyd Cardoz's Shrimp Gumbo

    An unusual gumbo: Toasty, rich and spicyFloyd Cardoz, the exec chef at Tabla, was recently named a James Beard semi-finalist in the Best Chef: New York City category. I love Tabla, but eating from Cardoz's cookbook, One Spice Two Spice, a lot easier on the wallet--although you've got to do the work ... More >>

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    December 19, 2008

    Keeping Cubicle Inhabitants From Getting Fat

    It's no google, where they recently had a cooking contest for employees judged by the likes of Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart and have been know to bring in Ferran Adria for a chat, but it sounds nice too, if also a bit creepy and controlling. FreshDirect has launched a "Smart Eating at the Of ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008

    Fork in the Road Gorges on Chaat

    This fellow is holding a kind of sweet, not a chaat, but he is at Sukhadia's, one of the best places to get chaat in Manhattan This week, I went in search of the best chaat (spicy-crunchy-sour-sweet Indian snacks and street food) available in Manhattan. Read the story for some thoughts on chaat f ... More >>

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    November 12, 2008
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    October 16, 2008

    Danny Meyer: Dreaming of Sarah Palin and Curried Moose

    Danny Meyer has been on our minds lately, as the uptown Shake Shack gets closer and closer to opening. The latest official word is that it will open sometime in the next week and a half, and that they're just waiting for final permits. We caught up with Meyer and ask him our patented, Barbara Walte ... More >>

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    March 21, 2007
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    March 13, 2007

    Floyd Cardoz's Last Meal

    ...Will be washed down with a glass of Black Chicken

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    October 25, 2005

    Yuzu Juice for the Rest of Us

    Shopping like a chef

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