Onion Soup -- On the subject of this classic soup associated with Paris -- featuring a cheese-soaked crouton floating on top of a sweet dark broth -- Patricia Wells quotes R.J. Cortine in her classic book Bistro Cooking: "The onion is the truffle of the poor."
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Le FoodingSome of the faces you'll see at this year's eventThis fall is filled with food and beverage-centric events (hey there, Brooklyn Pour), but one of the most innovative is the annual extravaganza from Le Fooding, the Paris-based French food-guide-and-festival group, which will be hosti ... More >>
Nick MorgensternYesterday, we talked with Nick Morgenstern about his new restaurant, Goat Town. Today, he lets us in on his Christmas plans and New Year's resolutions, which may or may not involve another launch for 2011.
Goat Town has it's own garden, we hear. How's it looking?
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Diddy: dirty money plus ice cream.Rejoice New York, Diddy's long, long, long-awaited Last Train To Paris is finally out today, after three years in the making and some of the most pleasurable pre-album explicating known to man. The record, see, is about the woman of his dreams, except after a ... More >>
Alan RichardsonInvite Dorie Greenspan to your house for dinner.
Yesterday we talked with baking and cooking guru Dorie Greenspan about her new book, Around My French Table. Today she divulges her holiday baking traditions and whether New Yorkers will see the return of CookieBar.
DNA News posted today on a recent Hotels.com survey calling New York City's taxis the second-best in the world next to London's Black Cabs. They also called the drivers of New York's taxis "America's Rudest," with Paris coming in second place. To which New York City's Taxi and Limousine Commi ... More >>
The Indian yogi who claims to have not eaten a thing in 70 years baffled scientists who studied him for 15 days. The hope was that information gleaned could help soldiers survive without food and drink or save people trapped in natural disasters.
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If you think feeding your family at Christmastime is tough, imagine what poor Mrs. Claus has to go through. St. Nick's spouse opens up about what The Jolly One likes to eat, why elves are bad cooks, and the dining scene at the North Pole.
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Pretty is as pretty costsMidtown's Borne Confections (Matt Damon racing through the streets of Paris pursued by a chocolate truffle?) has just received its first shipment of Oriol Balaguer chocolates, representing the U.S. debut of the Barcelona-based chocolatier, who spent seven years at el ... More >>
Trout meuniere Le P'tit Paris, a new French bistro a few blocks from Brooklyn's Prospect Park, is resolutely unfashionable. The menu is full of stodgy but beloved classics like escargots with maitre d'hotel butter, onion soup, steak tartare, and coq au vin. At lunch today, several diners were ... More >>
Remember when the city was shipping homeless men to the Catskills -- and the homeless indignantly returned and demanded shelter in Manhattan, which they found more exciting and convenient to drugs and crime victims? We sure have come a long way since then. Now we're sending homeless people to ... More >>