In the years following the Cuban Revolution, New York City welcomed large numbers of Cuban-Chinese immigrants, and during the 1960s and '70s, restaurants serving these new residents' food abounded. This isn't fusion cooking like Peruvian chifa; rather, it's a mash-up of both Latin American and Chine ... More >>
UrbanSpace's markets -- including Mad. Sq. Eats, Broadway Bites, and the holiday markets that pop up in Union Square and Columbus Circle come Christmas time -- are now an engrained part of the New York City landscape, drawing shoppers and eaters, locals and tourists alike. And that's quite the feat, ... More >>
The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Sergimmo Salumeria (456 Ninth Avenue, 212-967-4212) Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen / Garment District Cuisine: Italian deli
National Poetry Month wraps up this week and it would be a travesty to not attend our "Free Verse" poetry night event tonight at KGB's Red Room in the East Village. Also this week, Rome-based artist Gonzalo Orquin re-creates a show that was intended to be exhibited at a private gallery in Rome but w ... More >>
More than 1,500 people marched through the West Village yesterday evening in response to the death of Mark Carson, who was killed Friday night by a man who, according to the police, said "look at these faggots" before shooting Carson in the face on the corner of 8th Street and Sixth Avenue. Florine ... More >>
Mmm...Enfes, the popular Turkish pastry shop that usually pops up at the Bryant Park and Columbus Circle Holiday Markets, can now be found permanently near Herald Square. Savory and sweet items include bourek and baklava. 70 W. 39th St.
These wonderful fried pork-belly tidbits are served with an arepa and lime wedges at Farmers Rotisserie -- for less than $5. [See More 10 Bests: Doughnuts | Gelato] No New York neighborhood offers a denser collection of restaurants, aimed at theater-goers, tourists, local neighborhood types, Time ... More >>
For years, Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Ray Kelly have claimed that the NYPD has thwarted 14 terror attacks since 2001. And many people actually believed them. The problem is it's not really true. In fact, as the internet news site Propublica notes, "the figure overstates the number of serious, ... More >>
How our mayor has given us the business
Rebecca MarxMexicue's beets will travel to Forsyth Street.Earlier this year, the Mexicue truck announced its intentions to open a two-story storefront in the Garment District. Now it's on track to multiply further with another brick and mortar location on the Lower East Side.
Rebecca MarxMexicue's beets are headed for the Garment District. New York's appetite for eating anything on a tortilla continues apace: Both Mexicue and Korilla BBQ are expanding their businesses. Yesterday, Diner's Journal reported that the former is graduating from the street to a storefron ... More >>