Jeffrey Steingarten

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    12 Careers Created or Transformed by the Age of Foodism

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2012

    Sound Bites and Celebrity Chefs at LuckyRice's Grand Feast

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Vogue's Jeffrey Steingarten Solves Tedium of Master Cleanse with Granita

    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.

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Gail Simmons on Being a Top Chef Judge

    Photo courtesy Gail SimmonsGail Simmons, television star and now author​Gail 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Malaysian Noodle Festival Ongoing in the Meatpacking District

    ​Eight restaurants participated under red paper lanterns. The promotional website 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.

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Get Discounted Tickets to New Amsterdam Market's Ice Cream Sunday

    Rebecca Marx​This 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    How to Like Food? Just Eat It.

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Yes, Foodies Are Ridiculous. But Then So Is B.R. Myers!

    B.R. Myers​In 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    Mimi Sheraton Isn't Buying This Brooklyn Thing

    Mimi Sheraton​Newsflash: Well-appointed, Old Establishment Manhattan food writers have an aversion to outer-borough dining.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    In Defense of Brooklyn — As If It Needed Defending

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Steve Cuozzo Bestows Year-End Rant Upon the General Public, Williamsburg

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    Gail Simmons Gets a Book Deal

    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.

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Dom DeMarco Gets the Documentary Treatment With 'The Best Thing I Ever Done'

    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 >>

  • Dining

    September 29, 2010

    Xiao Ye: Lick Up Those Poontang Potstickers

    Eddie Huang deals in Cheeto-fried chicken and liquid crack

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Vinegar Hill's Brian Leth Talks New Brooklyn Food, Jeffrey Steingarten, Cooking Eggs

    Brian Leth​Brian 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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    The Eataly That Almost Wasn't; Not Everyone Loves Di Fara

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Advises Official Foodie Handbook Co-Author to 'Brush Off the Cat Hair'

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Humorist Mo Rocca on Pale-Faced Vegans, Gay Thai Food, and Eating Eyeballs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Who Will Replace Bruni?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Ozersky Kibitzes with Gail Simmons about Toby Young

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2009

    Handicapping the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    On The Chopping Block

    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 s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2006
  • NYC Life

    January 3, 2006

    Culinary Smack Down

    Iron Chef New York: Batali vs. Dufresne

  • NYC Life

    November 22, 2005

    Cold Turkey

    Thanksgiving's glory is in the leftovers

  • Books

    January 29, 2002
  • News

    January 19, 1999