Mars Bars

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2012

    Lakeside Lounge, the Alphabet City Hangout, To Close

    The East Village must be getting used to all these closings by now. First, it was Mars Bars on East First Street; then Banjo Jim's on East Ninth Street; and, now, the Lakeside Lounge on Avenue B will see its doors close for good at the end of this month. And, like its other friends in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Dish No. 15: Montanara Pizza at Forcella

    Lauren ShockeyDeep-fried delicious​ For this week's review, I paid a trip to Neapolitan newcomer Forcella. Now, I've eaten my fair share of pizzas, but I have to say I'd never eaten a deep-fried pie before, and the restaurant kinda blew my mind with its unusual celebration of caloric excess. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Hot Dogs and Pepto-Bismol Go Hand-in-Hand; Your New Favorite Placenta Recipe

    ​Apparently, the best way to shoot photographs of food is to do it bright sunshine. [NY Times] This year's Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest will be sponsored by Pepto-Bismol. [Wall Street Journal] A new report reveals that nine out of 10 Americans eat too ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 12, 2010

    At Highlands, Some Like It Scot

    The joys of haggis at a new West Village gastropub