As we've discussed here many times before, we are in the midst (some might say on the downward slope) of a pop culture bubble, wherein an exorbitant amount of everyone's time and money is spent consuming food, thinking and reading about food, stockpiling food, seeking out new food by hopping from re ... More >>
The LuckyRice Grand Feast had an impressive food and chef line-up. Although not everyone on the star-studded culinary council could be found in person, industry notables like Susur Lee, Angelo Sosa, Masaharu Morimoto, Jeffrey Steingarten, and Todd English were spotted among the crowd. We talked to f ... More >>
The Master Cleanse involves temporarily replacing food with a concoction of lemon juice, cayenne pepper and maple syrup. It's been around for many years and is still a go-to detox for people looking to cleanse their bodies or lose weight.
Photo courtesy Gail SimmonsGail Simmons, television star and now authorGail Simmons has worn many hats in the culinary world, having begun her career as a cook and journalist before working her way to Food & Wine, a position that nabbed her a role as a regular judge on the hit television show ... More >>
Eight restaurants participated under red paper lanterns. The promotional website malaysiakitchennyc.com staged a noodle-themed event this afternoon on the north end of the Meatpacking District, in the square formed by the confluence of Ninth Avenue, Greenwich Street, and West 14th Street.
Rebecca MarxThis Sunday, New Amsterdam Market will host its second-annual Ice Cream Sunday. Like last year, it will be a veritable lactose orgy, with the likes of the Bent Spoon, La Newyorkina, and Victory Garden plying the crowds with miniature scoops of their delectable dairy. Unlike last ... More >>
Turn that frown upside down! Over at The Hairpin, Edith Zimmerman takes a look at how to systematically train oneself to enjoy previously disliked foods. Her process: Shut up and eat the food until you eventually start to enjoy it. Her eight-step plan seems to take several months, which is w ... More >>
B.R. MyersIn the March issue of The Atlantic, vegan, curmudgeon, North Korea expert, and animal-rights activist B.R. Myers goes after foodies in an article entitled "The Moral Crusade Against Foodies." I've got to admit, we've given him a very broad target. He begins by extracting damning q ... More >>
Mimi SheratonNewsflash: Well-appointed, Old Establishment Manhattan food writers have an aversion to outer-borough dining.
Brooklyn has - and has always had - a treasure trove of undeniable culinary delights, ever since the first Canarsie Indian sat cracking oyster shells on the lip of Jamaica Bay. It's where Italian-American cuisine was invented, with its glorious meatballs, Sunday gravy, and hero sandwiches, an ... More >>
The relentless barrage of year-end lists means that their contents tend to get lost in a shiny, amorphous tangle, so we're grateful for Steve Cuozzo's annual dining-related invective, deposited amongst the tinsel like a fat lump of coal. The Post critic's take on 2010 is more or less as withe ... More >>
BravoTelevision host, eater, writer: A true Renaissance woman.Life just got a little sweeter for Top Chef: Just Desserts host Gail Simmons. According to Eater, Simmons has nabbed a deal with Hyperion to write her memoir, Talking With My Mouth Full.
The Best Thing I Ever Done HQ from MargaretEmily MacKenzie on Vimeo. If you're looking for a fun way to spend 16 minutes and 54 seconds, then click on the link above. It will take you to The Best Thing I Ever Done, a documentary about Di Fara's Dom DeMarco made by Margaret Emily MacKenzie. What it ... More >>
Eddie Huang deals in Cheeto-fried chicken and liquid crack
Brian LethBrian Leth has helmed the kitchen at Brooklyn's Vinegar Hill House since April of 2009, when the restaurant had been open for about six months. After getting his start cooking professionally in New Mexico, he moved back to New York, where he worked under Gabrielle Hamilton at Prun ... More >>
This week in food blogs ... Grub Street learned that Eataly's opening may have been delayed a year had the city not cut through some of the red tape. Eater unearthed 10 pieces of completely absurd restaurant merch. Coyote Ugly Saloon riding gloves, anyone? Feast listed its favorite places for gro ... More >>
Bourdain, without cat hair.Earlier today, the Guardian held a live chat with Anthony Bourdain on its website. Numerous members of the British populace clamored to ask him questions. Among them was Paul Levy, a writer who is best known for inflicting the word "foodie" upon the world as the co- ... More >>
Mo Rocca: Gentleman farmer, duck-lover, possessor of newly acquired abs-of-steel Mo Rocca is a writer and humorist, a regular correspondent on the CBS Sunday Morning show, a panelist on NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, and an Iron Chef America judge. He has appeared on Ugly Betty, The Tonight ... More >>
Frank Bruni's gig at the Times is coming to an end in about three weeks. That means that his replacement has likely already been chosen--Bruni writes in his memoir that each critic is given several weeks of preparatory time, basically to fly all over the world and eat in the best restaurants. So i ... More >>
Over at The Feedbag, Josh Ozersky posted this video of Gail Simmons defending Toby Young. It's somewhat inexplicable that the camera is rolling at dinner and that Jeffrey Steingarten is also at the table--an outtake from some special segment of Top Chef Masters? But in any case, it's interesting t ... More >>
The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party has grown to be one of the great culinary events of the summer. This year the 7th annual edition will be held on June 13th and June 14th in Madison Square, from 11 am till 7 pm, which is two hours longer than the previous year. As usual, the collection of barbecues ... More >>
There were more than a few gems from last night's episode. To wit... Vogue food critic Jeffrey Steingarten to the Black team in reference to the buffalo mozzarella: "Did you run it over with a truck or something?" Steingarten to the Red team: "No one should want farmed salmon... it's the kind of ... More >>
Iron Chef New York: Batali vs. Dufresne
Thanksgiving's glory is in the leftovers