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 C train at 50th Street and use these suggestions to guide you through Hell's Kitchen.
Figuratively speaking, David Letterman blew the chain in Macy's (or maybe we should say Marshall Field's) window.
The city has seen a recent influx of fast-food chains from other places, the most recent being Steak 'n Shake, specializing in the elemental combination of hamburgers ("steak," in hype ... More >>
The new Dave's Hot 'N Juicy is compact, and looks unremarkable from the outside.
When Wendy's, in response to falling market share, set out to revamp their burger program, they went about it scientifically, according to a recent USA Today story. If the press accounts can be believed, the Du ... More >>
Ok, get this, kids.
The worst sitcom ever--except for My Mother The Car--has become James Franco's obsession to the point where he's threatening to take it to the stage and/or big screen.
You see, Franco just did a Three's Company-related art installation, and the original show's creators w ... More >>
Try not to look directly at the eyes.Although Michael Rhulman bestie Anthony Bourdain hasn't been shy about referring to Sandra Lee as the "frightening hell spawn of Kathy Lee Gifford and Betty Crocker," Ruhlmann himself thinks she isn't all that bad. Or, more specifically, he writes on the H ... More >>
Geno's may not be the best, but it is the most garish purveyor of Philadelphia's famous cheesesteaks.
My great good luck in chasing down eats in Baltimore a few weeks a go led me and a pal to make a brazen assault on Philadelphia this weekend.
All Whizzed out with no place to go: the roast beef with cheese at Ziggy's.
Reinventing Arby's with better ingredients my seem like reinventing the wheel, but that's just what some canny restaurateur has done in Bay Ridge.
The East Village's new quirky sandwich shop This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef
We've never been much enamored of the fabled artichoke slice at Artichoke Basille's pizza parlor on East 14th Street, though we crave the Sicilian slice, especially if we can manage to get one in under 15 minutes fr ... More >>
Could the U.S. run out of sugar? Yes, say major food corps, if the government doesn't ease import tariffs. Kraft, General Mills, Krispy Kreme, Hershey, and Mars have together written a letter to the Agriculture Department demanding more tariff-free sugar be allowed.
[Wall Street Journal]
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I found this industrial-sized toothpaste tube of cheese and prawn spread at Ikea. It's made by Milko, apparently one of Sweden's largest dairy companies. The spread contains cheese and prawns (tiny, pink bits of which are visible in the spread), along with shellfish stock, fish and prawn powders an ... More >>