This week in the Voice, David Shapiro and Runnin' Scared's own Joe Coscarelli shadow "Kai," an internet-age heroin dealer who pushes smack on Craigslist. He's not your average dealer; a graduate of "an elite private university in Boston," Kai impatiently paces throughout Manhattan, waiting fo ... More >>
Victoria BekiempisNo longer for the damn Buddhist elite!
The simple pancake, according to archeologists (and random web pages), has a lengthy history. The ubiquitous quickbread can supposedly be traced far back in the human fossil record, owing to the dish's simplicity and high nutrient cont ... More >>
Mother Nature Network has put together a list of the country's 40 most important rising culinary stars under the age of 40. The list focuses on chefs who use fresh, local, and sustainable ingredients and adhere to a farm-to-table philosophy. Surprisingly, there are only two New Yorkers in the bunch ... More >>
Zenkichi, the labyrinthine Japanese brasserie in Williamsburg, is getting ready to celebrate its three-year anniversary this month. And what better way to ring in a new year than to expand? Owner Shaul Margulies says he and wife Motoko Watanabe are "extremely close" to signing a lease on a sp ... More >>
Salmon hot pot--made with arctic char
One of the only good things about summer's passing is the arrival of soup season. Just in time, Japanese Hot Pots: Comforting One-Pot Meals by Matsuri chef Tadashi Ono and writer Harris Salat comes out a week from today.
Japanese hot pot, or nabemono, ... More >>