Historic Front Street used to be known as the Financial District's Restaurant Row. Barbarini, Made Fresh Daily, Salud Tapas, and a slew of other restaurants fed neighbors, businesspeople, and each other. Most shared a landlord, the Durst Organization, whose underground electrical systems were floode ... More >>
The Village Voice's 4Knots Music Festival takes place this Saturday at Piers 16 and 17 of the South Street Seaport, and if you want to plan your day out we have the set times for the day, which will include performances by Archers Of Loaf, The Drums, Crocodiles, Hospitality, Bleached, Nick Waterhous ... More >>
The Voice's 4Knots Music Festival is a little more than a month awayit takes place Saturday, July 14, at the South Street Seaport's Piers 16 and 17and New York's foremost purveyor of soul sides, Jonathan Toubin, will host the afterparty, scheduled to go live right after the main show e ... More >>
The 4Knots Music Festivalthe Voice's annual all-day music extravaganza, set to take place this year on July 14 at the South Street Seaport's Pier 17won't end after the sun goes down. The afterparty, which will take place at the nearby Beekman Beer Garden Beach Club, and will have as it ... More >>
Fancy some hokey pokey ice cream?Sarah M. asks: I just got back from a trip to New Zealand and loved it. What are New York's top spots for Kiwi cuisine?
Dear Sarah: Unfortunately, New York doesn't boast many New Zealand restaurants. In fact, I only know of three. But they're definitely wort ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyThis week's dish was a bit tricky -- were they pancakes? Latkes? Johnny cakes? Nope. Instead, the pictured plate was the corn-and-zucchini fritters at Nelson Blue, the New Zealand-centric restaurant just off the South Street Seaport. A simple summery appetizer best enjoyed o ... More >>
Yes, this classic "ploughman's lunch" featuring Stilton cheese, smoked salami, pickled beet salad, apple slices, and excellent rustic bread is available somewhere in the Seaport, and nothing could go better with a cold beer. (Try place #3.)
With its cobbled streets, tall ships, and 18th-cen ... More >>
Aside from Nelson Blue and D.U.B. Pies, New York doesn't exactly have a surfeit of restaurants serving New Zealand cuisine. But the underrepresented country is about to get another shout-out, in Park Slope of all places.
Here's Park Slope reports that Mark Simmons, a New Zealand ex-pat and T ... More >>
Need a meal everyone will enjoy?Joe N. Asks: I want to take my parents out for lunch somewhere that's nice in Lower Manhattan. Can you recommend somewhere that isn't too expensive but that they'll enjoy?
Dear Joe: Lower Manhattan used to be a culinary wasteland, but in recent years it's bec ... More >>