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 >>
A Thai curry puff as served at Thai Market.
You've encountered it in Thai restaurants before, a small braided pastry filled with chicken and potatoes called the curry puff. It's unlike any of the other apps on the menu, which run to papaya salads, tart sausages, steamed dumplings, fish cakes, and ... More >>
On a recent morning in Crown Heights, we met Roberto Carlos Lange, the Brooklyn by way of Miami master who makes music under the moniker Helado Negro and whose latest album, Invisible Life, was released on Asthmatic Kitty earlier this month. It's his most collaborative album to date -- with appearan ... More >>
New research reveals that major river basins in Africa, Asia, and Latin America have enough water to meet food needs for the entire century.
In the wake of a rising death toll attributed to tainted cantaloupes, Costco's head of food safety spoke out against the cantaloupe industry.
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Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
May 11, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 19
17th Annual 'Obies'
By Audrey Berman
It was "An Evening at the 'Obies'" Monday night, when The Village Voice held its 17th annual "Obie" awards at the Village Gate with Groucho Marx as host. The awards, ... More >>
The cactus paddle could also serve as a ping-pong paddle.
Ever had a fresh prickly-pear cactus paddle? Any Mexican bodega-taqueria can provide one, made from a fresh specimen, broad as a human hand, the spines singed off and the flesh grilled over smoky charcoal.
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema indulges in "Peruvian Viagra" at Lima Limon in Little Latin America; Lauren Shockey discovers classic bistro fare at L'Artiste in Astoria.
Sam Sifton awards a mostly enthusiastic two stars to Millesime: "holy cats, is there a beautiful, even exciting b ... More >>
Condé Nast is turning some of its best-known magazine names into restaurants in Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. Can a Vanity Fair Café here on U.S. soil be far behind?
[Wall Street Journal]
The recent closure of a Key Food in Flushing has led residents to ask a new Asian market i ... More >>
Every now and then there is good news on All Things Considered. NPR reports that Americans' consumption of spices has grown almost three times as fast as the population--the U.S. Department of Agriculture says that we use 600 percent more chile, 300 percent more cumin, and 1,600 percent more ... More >>
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Rayuela's Third Anniversary
Even though this Lower East Side restaurant is the one celebrating a birthday, you get the gift. Throughout ... More >>
dslrninja/flickrA food fest for every breed.The first LUCKYRICE Festival kicks off this Thursday, celebrating the tastiest foods from Asia (and Asian Americans). Opening night will feature an Asian-inspired cocktail party at The Bowery Hotel hosted by Top Chef Masters' Kelly Choi, with a drin ... More >>
These bulbous, woodsy fruits called quenepas might catch your eye as you pass the fruit stand at the south end of Astor Place. Native to Central and South America, they're also called mamoncillo or Spanish lime. Although they do look like tiny limes, they're actually in the Sapindace ... More >>