Martha Stewart

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Blizzard Antidote: Cook Pasta With Francine Segan

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2013

    Holiday Sparklers for Under $20

    As festive as shopping and wrapping gifts can be (if battling crowds in search of the perfect gift to present neatly in a beautiful, Martha Stewart-approved package complete with red ribbon can be considered fun), the joy of the season quickly evaporates when the credit card bill comes in January -- ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 8, 2013


    Lisa Hanawalt cracks you up

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Last Night: Vice Goes To The Dogs To Celebrate Fashion Week

    Vice's Fashion Week Party Westway Wednesday, February 8 Better than: Not getting into the secret Skrillex show. Last night, the line to get into West Village's middle-of-nowhere dance club Westway wrapped around one block in one direction of the door and down two blocks in the other. The strip clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Extra Dessert Delights Gum: Wrigley Pulls the Old Switcheroo

    Would you rather have mint-chocolate-chip ice cream or apple pie for dessert? Thanks to Fork in the Road San Francisco correspondent Tracy Van Dyk for sending this picture of a gum Wrigley started marketing there, but not widely available here -- perhaps because our stores are so small and can't f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Taste of India and Thali (Food) Court; Lauren Shockey at Battersby

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema travels to New Jersey's Taste of India and Thali (Food) Court, where he finds that the Newport Centre Mall's options do not disappoint even the most refined palates: "Vegetable commonplaces such as chana masala (chickpeas bobbing in mellow gravy), palak paneer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Loi Packs the Seafood Into Its Yiouvetsi Thalassinon

    Maria Loi has been called the "Martha Stewart of Greece," but she's not just a pretty face flashing across the television screen. She recently opened Loi on the Upper West Side and is actually clocking in the hours behind the stove (and, OK, gallivanting around the dining room). During a recent visi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Martha Stewart Responds To Daughter's New Book

    You don't do stuff to Martha Stewart and then wipe your hands on the curtains. And you don't write a book questioning her motherhood skills. Still, I must say Martha is being very cool about her daughter's new tome that takes swipes at her without spraying her with Fantastik afterward. On her Hal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Meet Anne Saxelby, Cheesemonger; Martha Stewart Turning 70!

    ​It might be time for you to start rethinking what part of your produce should end up in the trash. Rinds and peels can be put to good use. [NY Times] A profile of Anne Saxelby of Saxelby Cheesemongers, which was just named Manhattan's Small Business of the Year. [NY Times] Americans are in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Martha Stewart Gets a Cocktail App; San Francisco Gets an Absolut

    ​Beer-happy picnickers were not too happy at this Sunday's first annual Brewers' Pic Nyc at Governors Island about having to wait for a whole extra hour before they could start drinking. Organizers were apparently confused about New York's blue laws, which were changed in 2006, making it legal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    McDonald's Inspires Most Brand Loyalty Among Coffee Drinkers; Food Writers Can't Stop Recounting Meals at El Bulli

    ​A YouTube video gone viral suggests that sugar is toxic. Is our excessive consumption of sugar not only causing diabetes and obesity, but heart disease, hypertension, and many common cancers? [NY Times] McCafĂ© customers are apparently more loyal to the Golden Arches than Starbucks patrons o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Martha Stewart and Wynton Marsalis Will Show Their Love for Japan at EN Japanese Brasserie

    EN Japanese Brasserie​EN Japanese Brasserie has written in with further details about the Love for Japan benefit they're holding next Wednesday, March 23.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Fake Cocaine Is The Worst Drug Ever

    ​Eighteen Long Islanders were busted for selling cocaine this week. Nothing strange about this typical drug bust, except that they were also arrested for selling fake cocaine. The New York Post reports that "the group had in its possession 26 ounces of fake cocaine, made up of a combination of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2011

    Martha Stewart Will Get Her Bake On

    Martha Stewart is pissed that people don't consider her a TV chef. As she tells New York Daily News, "They exclude me when they talk about TV chefs...I have more credentials as a TV chef than anybody out there. I actually know how to bake and cook and create and edit recipes."

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Barneys Food (Network)-Themed Holiday Windows: Some Pictures

    ​Mario Batali's decapitated head is surrounded by a garnish of Crocs. On Tuesday, Barneys unveiled its much-anticipated food-themed holiday windows. Inscribed with the command "Have a Foodie Holiday," the three tableau offer an assemblage of 70 Food Network "personalities," chefs, and assort ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Bakers: The No-Knead Bread Revolution Is Over!

    ​The modern loaf of bread: wholly holey. Earlier today, I traipsed down to Amy's Bread to buy a loaf so I could make myself a sandwich for lunch. I bought an organic white loaf, and hurried home with my purchase.

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Martha Stewart Dons Hip Waders and Dives Into Fake Cranberry Bog

    ​Martha dumps berries on kid's head as body guards and assistant look on. It was one of those food events that might have been conceived by a comic novelist. Ocean Spray, in an attempt to elevate the flagging popularity of its red berries, decides to create a cranberry bog in the middle of Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Fat Pants Friday: Baked's Peanut S'mores Bar

    ​ Last weekend, en route to the Red Hook Ballfields, we stopped at Baked and ordered a peanut butter-banana s'mores bar. The bakery was crowded and the lady behind the counter was slightly harried, so instead of the peanut butter-banana thing, we ended up with the almost-identical peanut s'mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Jamie Oliver Wins Emmy for Food Revolution; General Tso Still Rules Chinese Food Orders

    ​A recent study reveals that most people -- 79 percent, in fact -- would dine at a restaurant that was "certified green" over one that wasn't. [Nation's Restaurant News] NestlĂ©, the maker of Nespresso espresso pods, is suing its rivals, claiming they are making cheaper versions of the Nespre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    TV's "Prairie Bitch" Lays Shit Out

    ​CLICK HERE for my new column, in which I interview Alison Arngrim, who was the bratty Nellie Oleson on Little House on the Prairie, but who's as nice as pumpkin pie in real life and tells it like it is in her best selling new memoir, Confessions of a Prairie Bitch. Alison tells me point blan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Marcus Samuelsson Has a Website on the Horizon

    Marcus Samuelsson, Webmaster.​A short while ago, word made its way through the grapevine that Marcus Samuelsson -- a chef who is no stranger to multitasking -- had yet another project on the horizon. Specifically, a website dedicated to -- unsurprisingly -- the topics of food and dining.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Martha Stewart Saves Emiril Lagasse; Mike Huckabee Invited to a Big Gay Dinner Party

    ​Hummus maker, Sabra, is leaving its Astoria, Queens location this summer and moving its headquarters to a larger space in Richmond, Va. [Crain's] Yet another look at the popularity of raising chickens in New York City highlights online meeting groups for urban poultry farmers. [NY Daily News ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Will the Real Cereal Milk Please Stand Up?

    ​On the left: Tastyfood's Cereal Milk. On the right: Momofuku Milk Bar's Cereal Milk. In late 2008 chef David Chang garnered lots of attention by introducing an ostensibly new product called cereal milk at his newly opened Momofuku Milk Bar.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Martha Stewart Lunches with Old Prison Pal; Madonna Invests in Coconut Water

    ​McDonald's is celebrating 20 years in Russia with a buy-one-get-one-free deal on hamburgers. The chain only this year started outsourcing all ingredients. When it first entered the Russian market, all 300-odd ingredients had to be made in-house. [NY Times] Food companies could be charged mor ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 12, 2010


    ?uestlove dedicates this warehouse party to MLK

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    What Anita Lo Likes to Do with her Holiday Leftovers

    Anita Lo likes her leftover turkey wrapped in mu shu.​Anita Lo of Annisa and Rickshaw Dumpling Bar is more than just a one Asian-fusion-y trick pony. She also knows her way around a good old-fashioned holiday bird. Last month, she was enlisted by Martha Stewart to man the homemaking maven's Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2009

    Things to do this weekend for (mostly) free

    ​Gus, Central Park's neurotic polar bear, and a few of his friends at the Central Park Zoo are celebrating Christmas this weekend

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Martha Denies Feud with Rachael, Wishes Her "Yum-O" Thanksgiving

    ​Martha Stewart is backtracking on comments made about Rachael Ray on Nightline last week. After appearing on Ray's show, then having Ray on the Martha Stewart Show to teach her how to bake (and, apparently, taunt her about not being invited to P. Diddy's birthday party), Stewart went on Night ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Mickey D's Gets a New Burger; Dunkin' Donuts Halts Dunkaccino Sales

    McDonald's has a new burger on the menu, the first new permanent item since 2001. The Angus Third Pounder--which comes in Deluxe with American cheese, lettuce, and tomato; Bacon & Cheese; and Mushroom & Swiss varieties--seems to be competing with Burger King's Steakhouse Burger and other beefier bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Martha As She Once Was

    This Martha Stewart cookbook from 1984 came into our lives this weekend, and we just had to share. This is Martha in more innocent times...before she went to prison, before there was a cupcake shop on every damn corner, before there was a Bush in the White House. She wears a yellow dress reminiscent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Keeping Cubicle Inhabitants From Getting Fat

    It's no google, where they recently had a cooking contest for employees judged by the likes of Marcus Samuelsson and Martha Stewart and have been know to bring in Ferran Adria for a chat, but it sounds nice too, if also a bit creepy and controlling. FreshDirect has launched a "Smart Eating at the Of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2007
  • NYC Life

    May 16, 2006
  • People

    May 17, 2005

    Eating for Arousal

    Food lovers' favorite succulent treats turn meals into sexual feasts

  • NYC Life

    March 15, 2005

    Stitch, Bitch! It's Craft Corner Deathmatch

    Hipsters break out the BeDazzler on the Style Network's new TV show

  • News

    December 21, 2004

    Media Culpa

    From the Dean scream to Abu Ghraib: a highlight reel from a year's worth of press bashing

  • Columns

    October 12, 2004

    Candid Candida

    The porn star as educator: liberating women's bodily (and video) pleasure

  • Columns

    May 18, 2004
  • News

    April 20, 2004

    Pillow Talk

    Profiles in the sack

  • NYC Life

    March 30, 2004

    Louis, Louis

    An Informed Guide To The Fakes Of Canal Street; A Dip Into Martha's Kmart

  • NYC Life

    December 9, 2003

    The Cheap Detective

    Holiday Hunting in Bargain Bins

  • Art

    August 26, 2003

    A Room With a Clue

    Dorm Living 101

  • NYC Life

    December 31, 2002
  • News

    August 21, 2001

    How Shall I Begin?

    The Magazine Writer’s Most Soul-Searching Dilemma

  • Columns

    November 7, 2000
  • NYC Life

    October 3, 2000
  • Columns

    November 3, 1998

    NY Mirror

    Footloose turns out to be like Stupid Kids without the irony, but not as bad as that sounds.

  • News

    July 28, 1998
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