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Piedmont

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    How the Brooklyn Wine Exchange Became a Beloved Neighborhood Wine Shop

    NYC is experiencing a golden era in wine, as retailers have access to more wines from more importers from the farthest reaches of the globe than ever before. As I set out to distill those retailers down to a forthcoming list of the 10 best (which will build on last year's list), I reached out to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    12 Ways to Celebrate Easter 2014 in NYC

    Just about any restaurant that serves brunch in this city is doing something special for Easter, so pick a favorite and make a reservation. Here, we've rounded up a dozen unique ways to celebrate, from a boozy Easter egg hunt to an all-lamb dinner.

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    This Week's Four Best Food Events

    Has the end of tax season left you feeling, well, taxed? Reward yourself with a beer or ice cream at a museum -- two of the best events happening this week.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Jessica Brown, Wine Director at The John Dory and Breslin, Drinks Champagne with Everything

    Originally from a farm upstate near Ithaca, Jessica Brown grew up with Finger Lakes vineyards practically in her backyard. But her devotion to the vine began in Italy, where she adored Nebbiolo in particular, the fabled grape of Barolo from Piedmont. As the current sommelier and wine director at The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Blizzard Antidote: Cook Pasta With Francine Segan

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Bartender-Recommended Post-Thanksgiving Digestifs

    'Tis the season for overdoing it, which means it's helpful to have a trusty digestif in your back pocket. These soothing herbal liqueurs help settle the stomach after a big dinner (the bookend to a meal started with an aperitif, which is meant to awaken the palate). We asked this city's bartenders t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    Truffle Season: Take a Walk on the Wild Side with these Decadent Dinners

    By all accounts, 2013 has been an amazing year for truffles so far. White truffles are streaming in from Alba in higher quality and greater quantity than we've seen in several years, which means they're also cheaper than in scant years, which also tend to bring poorer specimens. For chefs, a great ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    Sorella Restaurant Cookbook, Our Cookbook of the Week

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The 10 Best Pizzas in NYC

    We've been fuming since TripAdvisor's bogus pizza rankings placed New York fourth in the country this summer. The list--a product of crowdsourcing gone awry--proved to be ultimately useless, but in our reactionary anger, it gave us reason to mull over the finest examples NYC has to offer. From light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    The 10 Best Italian Restaurants in NYC

    For decades, Italian cuisine in New York meant red sauce and lots of it. With the opening of Bamonte's in 1900 and Ferdinando's Focacceria four years later, tomato-heavy Neapolitan and Sicilian restaurants enjoyed a certain sustained verisimilitude, carrying the torch for their motherland while pavi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Arthur on Smith's Joe Isidori Prefers Italian and Long Island Wines

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Maison Premiere's Lisa Giffen Shares a Wine Secret: Drink Savoie

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Chef Alex Raij Talks Spanish Txakoli and Txistorra

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Harold Dieterle on What Wine to Drink With Spicy Food

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Num Pang Chef Ben Daitz on Easy Drinking and What Pairs Well With Venison

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Chef Frank Prisinzano Talks Oddball Italian Varietals, Terroir, and Perfect Pairings

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Annisa Chef Anita Lo Talks Amarone, Chardonnay and Her Perfect Food Wine

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Seasonal, Edi & the Wolf and Third Man Chef Wolfgang Ban Chats Wine

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Meaty News: FDA Lifting Ban on Italian Cured Pork

    Excellent news: Cured pork from small producers in Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, and Piedmont could soon be available in the U.S. The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services announced last week that the FDA plans to lift its ban by the end of May since the regions were found to be fre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    The 10 Best Wine Stores in Manhattan

    Declaring New York's top ten wine shops proved even harder than counting the city's finest bowls of ramen. The number of high-quality wine retailers at our disposal is an embarrassment of vinous riches, and the abundance of stellar shops forced me to draw up separate lists for Manhattan and Brooklyn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    Two Weeks After Sandy, Can Red Hook Winery Be Saved?

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about celebrating the new Brooklyn wine trail. Both Brooklyn Oenology and Brooklyn Winery, featured in the story, were relatively unscathed by Hurricane Sandy. But Red Hook Winery is located right over the water, nearly at the end of Pier 41, and the facility was completely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Because Bulldogs Can't Find Truffles in Tompkins Square Park

    Since he found no luck truffle-hunting with a bulldog in Tompkins Square Park (obviously), Frank Prisinzano planned a do-over in Piedmont -- with a trained truffle hound. Prisinzano, the restaurateur and meatball-slinging chef behind the downtown Italian restaurants Frank, Lil' Frankie's, Supper, ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 15, 2012

    Sorella, House of Pleasure

    A wine bar keeps lighting up Allen Street

  • Voice Choices

    August 8, 2012

    Southern Comfort

    Carolina Chocolate Drops headline a free show

  • Film

    March 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Here's a Taste of the New Menus at Convivio and Alto

    Melissa Hom/ConvivioConvivio​A week after announcing his replacements for Michael White at Alto and Convivio, Chris Cannon has released a few details about what they'll be cooking.

  • Voice Choices

    January 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Our 10 Best NYC Restaurants of the Last Two Centuries

    Delmonico's as it looks today. The columns on either side of the door are said to come from Pompeii.​The modern restaurant as we know it was invented in 1831 south of Wall Street at Delmonico's, based on Swiss and French models. The previous sort of establishment was usually a hotel dining roo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    At Sorella, the Beef Comes From the Family Ranch. The Hearst Family Ranch.

    Sorella's chef, Emma Hearst.​Being the great, great, great granddaughter of media baron William Randolph Hearst has its perks, even when you're a chef. In New York, while her kin toll in the publishing and broadcasting empire uptown at Hearst Tower, chef Emma Hearst is downtown showcasing the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    A Short, Unsatisfying History of Bosco Chocolate Syrup

    A truck careens through the rain-soaked streets of the West Village, emblazoned with the saintly image of the beverage created by... Don Bosco? Years ago, I was driving through Ramsey, New Jersey, when I spied a grassy knoll with a stately building on top. The sign at the entrance of the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Strange Snacks of the World--ScracK Is Like Smoking Crack!

    We spotted it just as we were walking up that ramp after buying our weekly pound of guanciale at Buon Italia--a snack with the intriguing name of ScracK. Running it over in our minds, all sorts of bad jokes occurred to us. Mommy: "Little Johnny, what are you doing there in the corner of your ro ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 12, 2008

    James, a New Brooklyn Neighborhood Bistro

    The Prospect Heights joint transcends the genre

  • Dining

    March 27, 2007

    Wine Whine

    More than just panini and prosciutto, but less than we might have hoped

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