Pies and Tarts

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2014

    The 10 Best Pies in NYC

    New York City's bakeries are churning out some inventive pies worth saving room for this holiday season. Some are nostalgic classics, only better; others sport rosemary marshmallow fluff or come spiked with bourbon. While some of these will be up for grabs throughout the winter, we suggest you get t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    A Taste of Decoy, the Party End of RedFarm's Mullet

    For the past two years, restaurateur Ed Schoenfeld and chef/partner Joe Ng have hosted pop-ups and served an abbreviated menu out of the former Laundromat below their West Village nouveau-Chinese restaurant RedFarm. Last month, they opened Decoy (529 1/2 Hudson Street, 212-691-9700), the fully reali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book, 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 >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 5, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    If You Were Only Allowed Five Unhealthy Foods...

    What would they be? It would be extremely difficult for me to whittle the choices down to just five, but let's play this sadistic little game, for the hell of it. Here come my death-defying picks: *Vanilla ice cream. Even from a fast-food chain. I'd add lots and lots of rainbow sprinkles, but tha ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 7, 2012


    The NY Chocolate Show Returns

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    5 Ideas for Outdoor Eats on Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is coming up and the long weekend is a cue for many to leave the city and spend a little time with nature. Though it has been rather wet in New York City, the weather forecast predicts pockets of sunshine on Saturday. So assuming the weather holds up, we've rounded up some great food id ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    5 Pies to Stuff Yourself Silly on Today, a/k/a National Pie Day

    Lauren ShockeyNorth End Grill puts out a fine lemon meringue pie​Today is National Pie Day, woot woot. While Fork in the Road believes that this holiday should really coincide with the other Pi Day (March 14), any day that celebrates the bounty of baked, filled pastries is still pretty damn a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    My 10 Best Fat Pants Fridays

    Rebecca MarxCake Shop's peanut butter bomb.​ I have spent the last 18 months or so eating untold amounts of fat and sugar, often but not always in the name of Fat Pants Friday. This column has given me a great excuse to coddle my sweet tooth, and more importantly, to visit and revisit some o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    The Dutch's Rapturous Rhubarb Pie

    Rebecca Marx​ Rhubarb season is finally here, at least at the Dutch. The restaurant's pastry chef, Kierin Baldwin is celebrating the perennial in both frozen form - it appears as a sherbet in her spring sundae - and as the luscious filling in her gorgeous rhubarb pie.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Pie Corps' Derby Pie Wins the Race

    Rebecca MarxPie Corps' Derby pie​ After we heard that Pie Corps would make its debut at last weekend's New Amsterdam Market, we resolved to be there to eat whatever they were selling. And we're glad we did, because we found this Derby pie.

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Week in Food Blogs: Themed Restaurants; Office Coffee Makeover

    This week in food blogs ... Eater rounded up 10 of the city's best themed restaurants, including Mars 2112, Jekyll & Hyde Club, and the new Brooklyneer. Grub Street expressed its (and especially Daniel Maurer's) contempt for Tonic East. The Feast got excited about having Thanksgiving dinner out t ... More >>