Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>
It was an ugly weekend. On Saturday night, not long after a woman in a hijab was attacked in Times Square and called a terrorist, a Columbia University professor was beaten in Harlem in an unrelated incident. Dr. Prabhjot Singh was attacked just after 8 p.m. near 110th Street and and Lennox by a lar ... More >>
Two artists tackle the real world in very different ways
Shanti Gurung was 17 in when she left India in 2006 and came to New York City with the promise of a job as a maid. She would make around $100 a month to cook and do chores. When she arrived, she instead found herself working 16 hours or more a day -- cooking, cleaning, doing laundry, grocery shoppi ... More >>
As the national news media continues to ramp up a crusade against Iran, NYPD officials are now insisting that New York could be the next target of an Iranian attack. NYPD's director of intelligence analysis, Mitchell Silber, spoke to the NY Daily News about the topic: "Iran is the subject of the ... More >>
In Occupy Wall Street news today, food vendors have returned to their Wall Street locations now that police have removed some of the barricades. [DNAinfo] When Le Cirque opened recently in New Delhi, they did so with some menu modifications. (Spoiler alert: Indians prefer Italian to French.) ... More >>
A food fight has broken out between Modern Indian chefs in London and traditional Indian chefs in Mumbai and New Delhi, who say they are staying true to the spiciness of Indian food. [Wall Street Journal] Pachanga Patterson is the latest addition to the restaurant row in Astoria, which inclu ... More >>
Ben FinkSavory Indian Crepes with Tomato-Shallot ChutneySuvir Saran, the New Delhi-born executive chef and partner at Devi, is hosting a Valentine's brunch this coming weekend. The $25 prix fixe include two courses and a cocktail. Or you can always stay in with your honey and try to replicate ... More >>
Despite the proliferation of artisanal pizza joints with their delicate imported toppings, pepperoni is still the most popular pizza topping in America. [NY Times] Le Cirque is expanding to India with a new location scheduled to open soon in New Delhi's Leela Palace Hotel. [NY Post] Apparen ... More >>
Decent cooking but little spirit at an upscale Flatiron Indian restaurant
Chef Hemant Mathur announced last week that he's leaving Devi, where he has been co-executive chef for all of the six years the restaurant has been open, and co-owner since 2007. Mathur and his wife, Devi pastry chef Surbhi Sahni, are heading up to Midtown, where they will launch Tulsi in Sep ... More >>
Photograph by Carrie SchechterIs Debbie Lorenzana too hot to work at Citibank? That's yet to be decided, as our story on her discrimination lawsuit pointed out. Is she hot enough to work the TV circuit? Oh, yes.
Earlier this week we told you that Varq, the fine dining Indian restaurant in New Delhi's Taj Hotel might be coming to New York. The Taj's corporate chef, Hemant Oberoi, mentioned as much to Food and Wine editor Jen Murphy.
Agoda.comVarq's New Delhi dining roomLast week, we got Tabla chef Floyd Cardoz's thoughts on why there aren't more fine dining Indian restaurants in the United States. This week, Food and Wine's Mouthing Off blog brings word of just such an establishment.
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