Welcome to Drinks, Dinner, and Dessert, in which we share three picks in one neighborhood, keeping an eye out for deals, off-the-menu items, and new stuff to check out. This week, get off the 1 train at 110th Street and use these suggestions to guide you through Morningside Heights.
Lauren BloombergA handful of Budapest Everything is better fried. Case in point...cheese. Sure, it's one of the most amazing foods, well, ever. Now dip it in a little batter and fry it--voila! A crisp crust yielding to oozing, molten curds. Brilliant. Now, for a little pop quiz: What's bette ... More >>
And is 'Make Sick O' the Best Mexi Slur Ever?
George Lang, the legendary restaurateur whose creations included the Café des Artistes, has died.
No hacky sacks, but plenty of hearty grub on Court Street
This Friday, slow it down at the Bell House with Brooklyn quartet Crystal Stilts (to your left), whose acid-tripping guitars and bellowing vocals have chill-pill-type effects. Elsewhere, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (yes, every part of that name is necessary) spread good vibrations at Mercu ... More >>
Well, it ain't American Idol, but American Apparel's search for the Best Bottom in the World -- which title may lead to some confusion among our many D/s readers; they mean butts -- has, after 1,368 submissions, stopped taking entries and reached the semifinal stage. The whole idea of the co ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 18, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 44 The Abortionist on The Circuit of Fear By Marlene Nadle The abortionist is the man hunted by the police and a million desperate women a year. No city can be without him. Few are. In almost ever town ... More >>
From Long Island to Zaytoon's Zaytoon's, on Smith Street, is BYOB, and a good, local wine to tote along is Comtesse Terese's First Harvest Merlot, a simple, light-bodied, tannic Merlot that tastes of red berries. It might be too astringent on its own, but it's excellent with food, especially ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
Wine from unexpected places has become an obsession around here, between my New York City urban wine post, and Our Man Sietsema's musings on Mexican wine. This weekend, I was perusing September Wine and Spirits on the Lower East Side, and came across a trove of wine from surprising places: Hungary, ... More >>
You may have wondered about the odd "Shadowland" mood piece in Sunday's New York Times about a "a film noir night in New York" in the dead of which the author imagines himself a detective haunting "the Upper West Side, the land of coffee shops and bookstores," and announces that "the city does not o ... More >>
George Antheil gets his encore
The twist is "shout!" in Stoppard's new Rock 'n' Roll
A Bulgarian dance-theater group excavates the inner depths
Confused teens, confused thirtysomethings, and old jazz guys enjoying their dotage
Mysterious moms, unwed women, and devout lesbians at 15th annual Jewish survey
Quietly audacious, Hungarian cinematographer's debut is the most existential of Holocaust films
New Yorkers are great at leaving something extra. Tourists suck. A cocktail waitress spills the beans.
Gay Nazis, minimalist experiments, and maybe a Sokurov masterpiece at the Berlin festival
Seeing across bordersbetween countries, idioms, and dancerswith eyes wide open
Activists to Float Free Radios Into Captive North Korea
Five Days, Five Plays
The Amazing Adrien's Grand Illusions
Best Bets for Boozing in the Breeze
New York Soaks in a Spring Rain of French Dance