It's been such good year for eating in New York! Here, the Fork team looks back at some of the very best things we ate in 2012, from rice porridge with uni in the West Village, to dreamy cheese fries upstate, and homemade bread pudding.
Share your best bites in the comments or tell us about them o ... More >>
As we noted last night, singer Whitney Houston died yesterday at the age of 48. She was found dead of unknown causes in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Beverly Hills police Lt. Mark Rosen told the Associated Press that "there were no obvious signs of any criminal intent." The death of t ... More >>
photo by Michael Harlan TurkellGarrett Oliver makes beer a companion.When an editor at the Oxford University Press first approached Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery, about doing The Oxford Companion to Beer, he politely declined. Having already written a book, the prospect of su ... More >>
La Silhouette's Black Bass and Butter-Poached Lobster
When Matthew Tropeano left La Grenouille to run the kitchen at La Silhouette recently, he brought with him several new dishes, including Poached Farm Egg over asparagus and oyster mushrooms; Paté de Campagne; and Poulet Roti Avellino. He ... More >>
Cops have identified the four bodies found on Oak Beach, Long Island, as women, and the FBI has been called in to help with the investigation, reports the New York Post. It's suspected that a serial killer may have dumped the bodies along Ocean Parkway after meeting prostitutes on Craigslist, ... More >>
Sam Calagione's nine-year-old daughter owns part of the brewery. Will be popular in high school.
Sam Calagione, the head brewer at Dogfish Head Brewery in Delaware, might look like a frat boy and sound like a total dude, but he's one of the biggest geeks around when it comes to beer. His new ... More >>
Starting this week, Luke's crab roll will be delivered to your door.
Last night's endless slog Community Board 3 SLA & DCA Licensing Committee Meeting was incredibly long yet not particularly eventful, despite an epic showdown and "kangaroo court" catcalls. But there is some good news to repo ... More >>
Sauteed shrimp in a fiery salsaBarbara Sibley and Margaritte Malfy are the co-owners-and-chefs of the two La Palapa restaurants in the East and West Villages. Antojitos, published this fall, is the first cookbook from the duo.
The large (four-ounce) lobster rollIt's not often that a new restaurant's tag line includes the confession that the place's cooks aren't actually so skilled. "It doesn't take a great chef to make a great lobster roll," pronounces the Luke's Lobster website. What it does take, says Luke's, is ... More >>
How do you know if you're at a super hip Brooklyn fashion designer's show?
Just look for the super hip Brooklyn band playing the catwalk. Rachel Comey
scored the lovely sounds of St. Vincent while Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai of Vena
Cava recruited the Fiery Furnaces to set the moods at the ... More >>
Photo by foodistablog @ FlickrLobster prices have, er, tanked along with the economy, which just might be the silver lining we've all been waiting for.
The Red Hook Lobster Pound is selling its fresh Maine lobster for a bargain $10.25 per pound. So, while everyone else is sucking down dogs this wee ... More >>
The status of Governor Paterson's gay marriage bill is garbled, possibly by the Governor himself. "Paterson backpedals on gay marriage," says Newsday, claiming he will "go along with a plan by State Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith not to put a same-sex marriage bill to a vote without knowing i ... More >>