More than any other holiday, Thanksgiving receives the brunt of wine pairing coverage: Articles flood the internet filled with musings, deliberations, ruminations, and annoying pontifications over what the heck to drink at the hallowed turkey table. Frankly, if you opt to have a breadth of varieti ... More >>
Outside, dusk falls over pillared Victorian houses and spotted sycamores, their leaves starting to curl and drop with the season, but inside the bar, everything's awash in a yellow glow and flickering candlelight. Three men walk in.
After reading this fun restaurant wish-list over on Diner's Journal, the Fork team started wishing and hoping for some of our own fantasy places to open. I'd love for a truck to drive around in the winter serving cups of really good, hot cassoulet. If there's a line, there will be nips of brandy w ... More >>
Do you enjoy savoring your Village Voice every Wednesday morning with a steaming cup of coffee? Well, here's a much tastier, boozier way to start the day: Village Voice Vino. Yep, we got ourselves a wine.
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Brooklyn's Bear In Heaven have evolved from a spaced-out, fuzzy psych mess to a spaced-out, fuzzy dance band. They've kept their soaring choruses and This Heat noise smackery intact, but now the wh ... More >>
Of course, I love to watch Top Chef. Who doesn't? The feverish competition, the self-doubts, the dormitory squabbles, the preening neophyte chefs upstaging the semi-seasoned veterans, the absurdist hairdos, the supermarket sweeps looking for obscure ingredients, the fledgling romances detecte ... More >>
Werner Herzog's sui generis Amazon fever dream and an oral history of Jonestown