Ja leung -- a fried cruller wrapped in rice noodle -- is wonderfully executed at Spring Garden.
Brooklyn has long led Manhattan and Flushing in the perfection of its dim sum. There are a half-dozen distinguished eating halls that provide the set of small dishes this meal entails with exemplary fre ... More >>
Police sketch of the suspectOn Wednesday at about 2:25 a.m. on the southbound F subway line near the Fort Hamilton Parkway station, a man approached a woman sitting alone and put his hand on her throat while pulling out a knife. He demanded that she give him her money and took her purse conta ... More >>
States like Alabama and Florida are adopting limits on the authority cities have to ban unhealthy foods.
Food authorities in Australian and New Zealand are warning citizens against consuming a new coffee that claims to perk up people's sex lives. [Herald Sun]
A new study suggests th ... More >>
Real Mexican cheese now being coagulated in Windsor Terrace
Porcelain-white Oaxacan cheese -- used all over Mexico, and indispensable to such signature recipes as chile relleno and queso fundido -- was prohibitively expensive not too long ago, costing as much as $10 for a 14 ounce baseball ... More >>
dishtip.comQuesillio OaxacaJason T. asks: Where in NY can I get authentic Oaxacan cheese? Looking for a queso fundido made with Oaxacan cheese. Thanks in advance.
Dear Jason: I concur in your appreciation for Oaxacan cheese. Even though we have few actual Oaxacans in town (and no actual Oax ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioTrade plot twists for the pretzel kind.
Somewhere on a dusty chunk of earth bordered by two rivers, a king's BFF got shit-faced on beer, then started yelling at the hooker who was trying to ply him with alcohol.
You might think this titillating bit marks the beginning of a Mid ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past.
Today's fond reminiscences ...
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Victoria BekiempisEggplant and tomato friends again in Windsor Terrace
Eggplant and tomato sometimes have a strained relationship. The tart, red nightshade often steals the show in this combo, which is a longtime staple of Mediterranean cooking. From moussaka to samfaina, even the slightest e ... More >>
The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives have announced their eighth annual Pokey Awards for the city's slowest buses, and the surprise winner is the M42 that lumbers between the Javits Center and First Avenue on 42nd Street. By the sponsors' calculations, the M42 achieves a ... More >>