The amazing "big tray chicken" at Manhattan's Spicy Village It's been over two years since Fork in the Road appraised the relative merits of the city's Chinese restaurants - things have changed so much in the interim. Northern Chinese fare continues to rule Flushing, Elmhurst has increased the bre ... More >>
When East meets Italy
Today from NYFF, Nick Pinkerton goes long with Oliver Assayas's Something in the Air Written and directed by Oliver Assayas Screens Friday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. Writing about Jean Eustache's second feature, 1974's Mes petites amoureuses, Luc Moullet recollected a conversation with the direc ... More >>
A slow week was suddenly broken wide open as we were hit with an avalanche of new books, promised books, and barely-begun books with one thing in common: Disapproval of David Miscavige's brand of Scientology. After the jump, we'll tell you about the book that legendary cult-busting attorney Paul Mo ... More >>
Ultra-creamy New York cheesecake may be the world's richest dessert. Hotbed of culinary fusion, NYC is not only a repository of cuisines from around the globe, but the place where many important dishes originated, if not by pure invention, then as uniquely compelling adaptations of things t ... More >>
From Screw to SVA and beyond—a visit with the New York design writer
BaoHausIn between writing a memoir and hosting pop-up dinners, Eddie Huang has found time to focus his attentions on BaoHaus -- or, specifically, its expansion.
The city's best—and damn spicy—Hunan restaurant
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 4, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 18 The Orwellian President: Vietnam is the struggle By David McReynolds I have, for some time, been bothered by the degree to which my father and Nixon seem alike. I love my father and, while I do not hate ... More >>
In A-Wah's Hong Kong-style wonton lo mein, the noodles are cooked al dente, and the broth is served on the side. The amazing thing about Manhattan's Chinatown, no matter how it ebbs and flows, no matter how many restaurants come and go: It's always been a bastion of excellent cheap eats. Th ... More >>
"Red China" had been effectively closed to U.S. trade for years when President Nixon began softening things up in the 70s. Subsequent Presidents from both parties have followed Nixon's lead, and now, along with state visits like the one Chinese Leader Hu Jintao made last week to the White House, we ... More >>
At 82, he doesn't need reviving, but argues that his plays do
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 26, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 50 Homecoming by Richard Goldstein I came back from Chicago swimming in revolution -- or at least in my expectations of it. Radicalized, I rounded the media in search of rhetoric. I wore my face phleg ... More >>
You'd yell, too, if you had to keep scrubbing the blood off the sidewalk in front of your restaurant.
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