A new bill requiring the Health Department to report the number of permits it issues each year to food trucks and carts was introduced yesterday.
Manhattan isn't the only borough with fancy tasting events. Taste of Sunnyside kicks off tonight and A Taste of Sheepshead Bay will debu ... More >>
The New York Times traveled to Guinea, West Africa, to profile the woman who on May 14 accused then-head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn of groping her, attempting to rape her and forcing her to perform oral sex in his hotel room. Much was made about the victim's ide ... More >>
The peanut-dusted lamb kebabs called suya from northern Nigeria, available at Brooklyn's Buka
In the late 80s, the typical Senegalese immigrant was a guy who furtively sold counterfeit watches and handbags on the street. He took his meals at temporary restaurants set up in SRO hotels rooms ... More >>
Sprinkled with sesame seeds, marinated jellyfish makes a memorable summer salad
The last couple of decades have flooded NYC with colorful cuisines many of us never knew existed, and stocked ethnic markets with exotic ingredients that had strange names and fascinating properties. This influx ... More >>
Served with polished white rice, sauce de feuilles is the national dish of Guinea.
When Fatima opened in Crown Heights six years ago, it was the city's best Guinean restaurant, offering two or three home-style dishes per day, served with a massive plate of polished white rice. But in common ... More >>
Clockwise starting at midnight: Two classic leaf-based Guinean sauces, Ivory Coast athieke, Senegalese dibi (lamb), and Caribbean-style curry chicken. Beware the red scotch bonnet pepper! (click to consume)
I watched sadly as many of the West African restaurants in Bed-Stuy along Fulton wen ... More >>
Some sectors of the food industry have resorted to hiring state employees to do inspections in an effort to fill in gaps where current regulation has failed. But safety advocates warn that conflicts of interest could arise.
PETA is calling for the mayor of Newark to ban new fast-food joi ... More >>