Passover began last night, and if you've ignored the holiday until now, there's still plenty of time for redemption; lucky for all of us, this city is filled with great Passover options for every level of religious commitment, whether you're a by-the-book kosher zealot, a "cultural" identifier with ... More >>
When Einat Admony and her husband Stefan Nafziger first opened the doors to their West Village falafel shop, Taïm (222 Waverly Place, 212-691-1287), in 2007, Admony didn't feel proud. "I was a little ashamed," she admits. "I was at a really nice restaurant before Taïm, and to open a falafel restau ... More >>
A new meatball-slinging Italian joint
Monday, February 4 Chocolate Week Start the week off right with a healthy dose of chocolate. Keep the sweets coming all the week at restaurants participating in Chocolate Week. Bakeries, restaurants, and stores around the city will offer special Tea Gourmand, Coffee Gourmand, or Bubbly Gourmand menu ... More >>
Don't miss the lobster Bolognese at Telepan New York Restaurant Week has been underway for two days. It will extend this year all the way to February 8, so you have plenty of time to dig for the choicest reservations. The guaranteed price on the core deal -- not including tax, tip, or beverages -- ... More >>
Bravo announced season 4 of Top Chef Masters today and the New York chefs competing include Missy Robbins of A Voce, Sue Torres of Sueños, and Kerry Heffernan of South Gate.
Here at Fork in the Road, we've been hammering pretty hard on Turkey Day this year, and here is a summary of the pieces we've posted for your retrospective pleasure. Have a great holiday! Jacques Pépin Reveals His Thanksgiving Turkey Secrets Make Stephanie Izard's Green Bean Casserole Make ... More >>
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Hopefully by now the turkey has been purchased and the pie crusts have been made. After all, this is the one time of year when everyone in America dons their chef whites. But how do bona fide chefs celebrate the holiday? We checked in with some of New York Cit ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! An Evening in Rioja The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen Monday, May 16 at 7: 30 p.m. The wine bar dedicated to organic, biodynamic, and sustainable Old World wines, ... More >>
Simply put, Mom is the original badass in the kitchen. Who slaved over the stove nightly to get dinner on the table? Mom. Who packed daily lunches for you picky eaters every day in the seventh grade? Mom. Who makes the best chicken soup around? Mom. Moms everywhere deserve a toast, bu ... More >>
Last week, Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez told us that she'd be taking part in a weekly female chefs series beginning next month at What Happens When. Now the restaurant, which just began its third movement yesterday, has coughed up some more details about the series, which will every Monday feat ... More >>
opentable.comThe product of blood, sweat, and tearsIt's almost time for the Oscars. That is, the Oscars of the food world: the James Beard Foundation Awards. Today marked the announcement of the restaurant and chef semifinalists, who were chosen from a record 28,000 online entries. Finalists ... More >>
entertainment-link.comMmmm, pop-ups.To mark the occasion of Fashion Week, an event not normally associated with caloric intake, Bon Appétit is opening its annual pop-up café in the lobby of Avery Fisher Hall from Sept. 12 through 16.
As we descend into the welcome oblivion of a long holiday weekend, here's a look back at the best posts of the week that was: We ranked Our 10 Best Vegetarian Dishes. The Daily Shot: cozy up to PDT's Kansai Kick. This week's Top Chef was "embarrassing, like living in a trailer park."
A Voce's Missy RobbinsYesterday, we brought you part one of this interview with A Voce's Missy Robbins--the chef talked about the practical ways she manages two kitchens at once, cooking for the Obamas, and why she doesn't think of herself as a female chef. Here, in the second half of the in ... More >>
A Voce's Missy RobbinsChef Missy Robbins worked in celebrated New York restaurants like March and Arcadia before heading to Italy, and then Chicago's Spiaggia, where she was the executive chef. Now she heads up A Voce's two locations: Flatiron's Madison and uptown's Columbus (Circle). Robbins ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema gets transported to Rome at Quinto Quarto. Pete Wells loosens his grip on his precious stars to award two to Saul Bolton's eponymous restaurant in Brooklyn, despite his nostalgia for the original 1999 menu. [NY Times] Adam Platt finds that "the more ambitio ... More >>
The Michelin Guide's 2010 New York City restaurant ratings are out. Daniel is the only new member of the three-star club, while Corton and Alto gained admittance to the two-star treehouse. Michael White is perhaps the list's biggest winner, thanks to Alto's two stars and the one star apiece a ... More >>
It's a dreary Friday afternoon, which means it's time to liven things up a bit with a rundown of this week's greatest hits:Our 10 Best Thai Restaurants: Take that, L.A.! Ice cream vendors talked about their plans for the winter. In a shocking Battle of the Dishes upset, Babycakes' doughnuts prevaile ... More >>
When A Voce Columbus opens tomorrow night, it will make Missy Robbins technically twice as busy as she's been for the past year. Robbins will be traversing the great uptown-downtown divide as the executive chef of both A Voce Columbus and A Voce Madison, overseeing two kitchens and two differ ... More >>
The Feed brings word that A Voce Columbus, younger sibling to the celebrated A Voce, will "officially open" in the Time Warner Center on September 18. Its reservation line will open on August 24, and the restaurant, with executive chef Missy Robbins presiding in the kitchen, will subsequently expand ... More >>