The celebrity chef's newest Theater District spot is no Broadway hit
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Sarah DiGregorioStuff your belly with these clam bellies from Ed's Lobster BarSoHo might automatically come to mind as a place filled with throngs of slow-moving tourists and not populated with tasty treats, but the neighborhood spanning from Houston to Canal Streets and Lafayette to Sixth Av ... More >>
The Times has a great piece today that defies a lot of the common stereotypes of what it means to be gay in America. Since 1990, the Census has been a gold mine of information about LGBT couples for creative demographers. Despite the lack of any question about sexual orientation (hence, no info on s ... More >>
How about some eels for Christmas dinner? Get 'em on Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg. You think fruitcake and eggnog are strange? You think houses made of gingerbread are weird? Read on about some even more off-the-wall Christmas dining habits.
Frenemies? Self-important hipsters? No literary problem.
via iVillageIn case you hadn't noticed: It's the last day of August, which means that "the silly season" of ridiculous news stories is, maybe, taking its last gasps. (See ya, Slater!) In the meantime, there is suddenly a wealth of news indicating that an End Times Watch is in order for all of ... More >>
Luke's LobsterWord has come from Ben Conniff of Luke's Lobster that the new branch uptown (242 East 81st Street) is serving fried whole belly clams and shrimp. The clams are $20, the shrimp $12, and Conniff says that the recipe comes from friends of Luke Holden's family. Good New England-st ... More >>
The Underground Lobster Pound: A Purist, An Apartment & The Perfect Lobster Roll - *food curated* from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. Liza Mosquito de Guia of food.curated will be on the panel at Afternoon Snack, a New York new food media event at Whole Foods Bowery this Friday. Her latest mini documentary ... More >>
In line with locavoric principles, the cheese-eating public has shown a greater interest in cheeses produced in our part of the country, which means New York and New England. Of course, this is partly due to the efforts of Anne Saxelby at Saxelby Cheese, but ideas like this are infectious and ... More >>
AV club in the internet age
Michael D. AyersLive, onscreen, from the Brooklyn Public Library "I only have one ticket left," says Meredith Walters, Manager of Adult Programs at the Brooklyn Public Library, to the couple standing in front of me. The last purple stub to get in was for a chance to watch NPR contributor/history ne ... More >>
Zoe Feigenbaum (#7, clam, oyster, pork belly chowder) dressed in a shark costume to lure (scare away?) voters. (Actually, it looks like a Hazmat suit. Click to decomtaminate.) Jimmy's #43, the local temple of locavorism, hosted a "chowder slam" Saturday afternoon to benefit the New Amsterdam Ma ... More >>
A delightful chat with the delightfully sardonic Stephin Merritt
Post-jam auteurs struggle to find themselves; their fans know the feeling
Nuanced acting in Thornton Wilder tale
Shaker fervor in a contemporary guise
Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood is only the start
Summer gets off to a swimming start at Second Stage Uptown
Hey, remember when climate change was a swell idea? Coconuts were in the offing.
Seeking a band of airborne rebels, a dancer and a swordsman get lost in orgasmic set design
Accordion and Old Testament in tow, waiting for ice to melt
But Can a Solo Show With a Botanical Punchline and a Rare Muskrat Be an Action Movie?
They Send the Poor to Fight
Lesbian Public Sex Beyond the Bars