• Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Here's an Early Taste of the Park Hyatt's Back Room at One57

    From the moment the doors opened at the Park Hyatt New York, we were swarmed by the kind of eager, welcoming handlers that sidled Bill Murray throughout Lost in Translation, which simultaneously provided every visitor an air of importance and made them difficult to glimpse. We were headed to The Bac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Need Stocking Stuffers? Try These Local Condiments

    Fork in the Road is publishing a series of local gift guides this year -- one from each regular contributor. This one comes from locavore Deena Shanker. With only eight shopping days left until Christmas, people are starting to scramble. Just on the cusp of desperation, this is the week when gift g ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Farmhouse Fest, Trends in Chocolate, Beefless Burgers: What's Happening This Week

    It's Monday, which means you're probably reminiscing about all of the memories you made over the weekend. Would you rather have something to look forward to? Here's our list of food events happening in the city over the next few days.

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Bloomberg Says Plan to Reduce Salt in Our Food Is Making Progress

    Earlier today, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced that he's been working with 21 different food companies, including Heinz, Starbucks, Au Bon Pain, and Butterball to reduce the amount of sodium in pre-packaged foods. Though it's the most recent publicized battle of the mayor's three-term war on food, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Green Ketchup for St. Patrick's Day, Burger King?

    There are many ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Drinking excessive amounts of whiskey, jumping into a green river, dressing up as a leprechaun are just a few things that come to mind. Burger King has yet another idea: delighting in free fries and green ketchup like a 5-year-old. This weekend, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Mom Knows Best! NYC Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Recipes Learned From Mom

    ​ Simply put, Mom is the original badass in the kitchen. Who slaved over the stove nightly to get dinner on the table? Mom. Who packed daily lunches for you picky eaters every day in the seventh grade? Mom. Who makes the best chicken soup around? Mom. Moms everywhere deserve a toast, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Wheeling & Dealing: More Food Truck Publicity Stunts to Look Out For

    Eat like these guys, curbside.​It isn't just fast-food chains that are clued in to the food truck craze. Corporations like Heinz have jumped on the bandwagon, unleashing food truck promotions on the streets of New York. Air France is premiering its own mobile vending publicity stunt today, fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Jack Newfield: There Is No "New Journalism"

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 18, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 20 Of honest men & good writers By Jack Newfield After participating in several panel discussions, attending (More)'s counter-convention, reading books and articles by Tom Wolfe and Mike Arlen, and being i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Bill Clinton: Restaurant Ambassador; Michelin Suspiciously Favors Japan

    ​Forget the Michelin guide. For many restaurants around the world, the most impressive claim they can make is that Bill Clinton once ate there. [NY Times] A man in Michigan is suing Heinz for stealing his idea for dippable ketchup packets. Heinz, of course, says the suit has not merit. [Diner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    In Honor of Sunday's Mad Men Finale, a Vintage Heinz Pickle Commercial

    The fourth season of Mad Men ends this Sunday, and while the show really doesn't really have much do with food (its occasional references to canned ham and historic New York references excepted), it's certainly enhanced our appreciation and revulsion for the way food was advertised during that era ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Heinz's Curry Beanz

    ​Leave it to the British to invent baked beans with raisins.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Copenhagen's Noma Named Best Restaurant in the World; Amtrak Tests Beef-Powered Train

    ​Noma in Copenhagen finally topped El Bulli as the best restaurant in the world at the S. Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants reception, held last night in London. Daniel jumped 33 spots to no. 8, Per Se dropped four spots to no. 10, and Le Bernardin stayed at a comfortable no. 15. [Bloombe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Pate vs Dog Food: The Taste Test & Where Your Fave Top Chef is Now

    A new study tested 18 volunteers on their ability to distinguish pate from other less fancy foods, like Spam and even dog food. [LA Times] In other (more useful) study news, Toronto researchers have confirmed that a group of chemicals used in food wrapper coatings has been found in human blood. [Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Al Capone's Secret Sauce Revealed?

    Al Capone's great nephew is marketing "Capone's Family Secret," a pasta sauce he claims is based on an 80-year-old recipe he found in his great gangster uncle's hidden archives.[NY Post/Page Six]Yes, today is the day we've all been waiting for: Starbucks begins serving its new "value" breakfasts as ... More >>