Just one more full work week until the holiday, so go enjoy yourself before you're stuck spending all your time stressing out about the turkey. Your week in food:
Tasting menus are ubiquitous in New York City, and they're frequently a good way to sample the breadth and creativity of a chef's work, if only because you're able to traipse through the same dishes you'd order a la carte for less than you'd spend ordering them individually. But as restaurants evolv ... More >>
Plus spuds and spices at a new upscale Indian spot
A friend picked this up at an open-air market in Goa, a former Portuguese colony (now a beach resort) on the west coast of India. It's definitely edible, but does anyone know what it is and what it's used for? Thanks, we're dying to find out.
Lauren ShockeyHallo, Berlin!Get excited, ja, because Currywurst Bros. has finally opened, bringing the eponymous food to New York after being papered up for months. Always in search of a good sausagefest, we stopped by this weekend to check out the goods.
Victoria BekiempisNo need to hurry to Curry in a Hurry Every now and then, even the most misanthropic, bookish types need a little excitement in their lives -- more spice, if you will -- than looking at framed pictures of their cats between sips of Earl Grey. Exotic food, in particular, helps ... More >>
Tabla and Devi get a little company
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 >>
The richness and smokiness of the newfangled bacon naan is not to be underestimated. Seven years ago, when Tabla first opened, I respected the restaurant, but didn't love it. It was too fusion-ey for me. Nevertheless, I noted, "Despite his profound culinary departures from an authentic India ... More >>
The classiest/cheesiest movie gets cloned
Jackson Heights rouses itself from a long slumber
So much to eat... Serious Eats' Adam Kuban came across this list called The Omnivore's 100—a quirky run-down of foods that every omnivore should try at least once—everything from bagels and lox to whole bugs and Hostess fruit pies. Very Good Taste, the UK-based blog that came up with the idea, ... More >>
Thurston Moore at McCarren Park, photo by Christopher Owyoung In this week's Village Voice, Fall Arts take center stage: Stacey Anderson is deafened by My Bloody Valentine, Aaron Hillis checks in with Robert Downey Sr., Giles Harvey compares John Ashbery to a skyscraper, and Robert Shuster revisits ... More >>
Let them speak Hindi
New place on Newark Avenue wants to be your Indian diner
...Will be washed down with a glass of Black Chicken
Stir fries and gutter lollipops at new Curry Hill Chinese
Paper towel paramour: web's latest click-fest slips us the soft message via syrupy shorts
Matt Damon's one-man death squad goes out for revenge and copes with imagery seizures
Indian on Essex Street adopts Chinese production methods
Where in the World Is Dhaka Hazi?
Children of Leary Look for God, Tall Buildings