This week, Robert Sietsema introduces his meal of crossing-bridge-noodles at Tribeca's Lotus Blue through a Yunnan folktale. Further uptown, Tejal Rao reminisces about the highs and lows of restaurant staff meals before exploring the Upper West Side's new Mexican comfort-food restaurant, Cocina Econ ... More >>
And it's by the guy who wrote "Psycho Killer"!
Here's the official description of Here Lies Love, coming to the Public next April:
"Within a throbbing dance club atmosphere, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim desconstruct the astonishing journey of Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos and her meteoric rise ... More >>
The Glammy Awards are Cherry Jubilee's gala tribute to promoters, comics, drag queens, bartenders, gogo boys, and bloggers.
But the Glammys deserves an award of their own for the annual Aaron Cobbett shot of the previous year's winners decked out in a zingy color theme as only the club crowd ... More >>
PinkberryKeeping teenage girls fed since 2005Yes, it's not quite as delicious as a dripping cone of full-fat chocolate chip ice cream, but on a day like today when the weather is so scorching, you could probably even convert a vegan to Pinkberry, the frozen yogurt topped with an array of fres ... More >>
Anneloni, coming at you.The red-accented room at Porsena was only half-full on a Thursday night at 8 p.m. For all the pre-opening hype porchetta queen Sara Jenkins's new restaurant got, the place has seemed surprisingly un-mobbed. Maybe it's its location on a rather un-tread stretch of 7th St ... More >>
• Half a billion eggs are now being recalled in 17 states (Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Nevada, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin) due to a salmonella outbreak traced back to two Iowa egg producers, Hi ... More >>
According to reports, Rolando Mendoza, the former police inspector who was holding at least 15 Hong Kong tourists hostage on a bus in Manila, has been killed after being shot in the head. Mendoza had been demanding his job back after being dismissed for extorting $444 from a chef over drivin ... More >>
Luis Arce Mota is the chef-owner behind the new homestyle Mexican, Ofrenda Cocina Mexicana (113 7th Avenue South), set to open this Wednesday.
With this new venture, he hopes to demonstrate that Mexican cuisine goes beyond the realm of nachos, tacos, and quesadillas. His menu is built around ... More >>
The Philippine Daily InquirerPurple Yam's Chef Romy DorotanIt looks like Ditmas Park will have to wait a little longer for Purple Yam, the eagerly anticipated new Filipino restaurant from the folks behind Cendrillon. According to a message that owners Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan posted on their ... More >>