Nicholas Morgenstern, who opened Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream last spring, says that he isn't in the rock star class of chefs (i.e. the McNallys, Changs, Carmenellis) that dominates the New York City dining scene. But his skinny jeans, cherry red motorcycle, and internationally popular ice cream p ... More >>
Like any ice cream shop worth its salt this time of year, you'll consistently find a scrum thronging the counter, stools, and seats at Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream (2 Rivington Street, 212-209-7684), a new Lower East Side parlor. A gleaming white board above the counter announces flavors like choc ... More >>
El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette (100 Stanton Street, 212-260-3950) opened as a coffee shop in September, but it was four months before the bright, narrow space tackled savory food with a lunch menu.
Goat TownGoat Town has gone and gotten itself a new chef.
Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week. It might be curtains for Great Wall on Henry Street, which has been shuttered by the DoH for a total of 58 violations, including evidence of roaches and inadequate staff hygiene. [Brooklyn Heig ... More >>
Townend Photography/flickrOne of the great things about food-based fundraisers is that they provide valuable opportunities to indulge in base gluttony in service of a noble cause. And September happens to be full of such opportunities. Tonight, Let Us Eat Local, a fundraiser for Just Food, wi ... More >>
First they roasted a pig for Obama's inauguration, and now they're throwing another piggie on the barbie for Valentine's Day. The General Greene (229 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn) is doing a Valentine's Day pig roast. In addition to their normal menu, they'll be offering the following:Suckling Pig with J ... More >>
Since opening last summer, Nicholas Morgenstern's The General Greene (229 Dekalb Avenue) has quickly become a neighborhood mainstay. With its NBC small plates and recent expansion to weekday breakfast and lunch, it continues to cement its place at the center of Ft. Greene's growing restaurant scene. ... More >>
For this week's dining newsletter, the lovely and talented Hailey Eber spoke with Nicholas Morgenstern of the General Greene (which has just started serving breakfast and lunch on weekdays). Morgenstern gave us this over-the-top, savory bread pudding, which you can make instead of stuffing for this ... More >>