I have never been interested in wine-based concoctions. Maybe it's the purist in me, but wine has natural balance, structure, and flavor--it's the complete package--so why tinker with it? I am also lazy, and find making cocktails messy and tedious. However, I rediscovered two old friends that, thoug ... More >>
It's hard to get a table at any hot opening in this city, but we're not holding our breath for it to get any easier at ABC Cocina any time soon. The restaurant made its entrance late last week as the Latin alter ego to sibling ABC Kitchen, located just across the haute housewares store, and if the o ... More >>
Begin the Tajine! Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on th ... More >>
Sephardic Jews are responsible for one of the world's greatest appetizers: fried baby artichokes. Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the f ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today, Karina Longworth talks with Julie Delpy about her film career, writing of Delpy's third writing/directing/starring effort: "A film about a neurotic creative navigating tricky issues of love and domesticity in Manhattan, featuring a protagonist who intermittently we ... More >>
Yuhi FujinagaFilled with savory ham, chicken, beef, veal, or vegetables -- and often made creamy with a healthy helping of bechamel -- croquetas have long been a popular plate, whether served on the Iberian peninsula or as far away as Indonesia. At Bar Basque (839 6th Avenue), Chef Yuhi Fuj ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Snout-to-Tail Dinner Colicchio & Sons Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. Join chef de cuisine James Tracey and pastry chef Stephen Collucci for this seven-course menu c ... More >>
And are there Mexican Jews?
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In journalism, the depths of August are often called "silly season," because many newsmakers are on vacation, forcing bored reporters to fill up space with goofy stories (e.g.). For rightbloggers, of course, silliness is a year-round thing. But with the New York mosque controversy -- a Burlington ... More >>
As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Grilling Secrets of a Steakhouse Butcher Le Marais Tuesday, June 8, 12-2:30 pm Learn how to grill kosher with chef-owner Jose Meirelles, executive chef Mark Hen ... More >>
Full of chutzpah, Brooklyn Israeli joint braves Manhattan