The Voice's Eric Sundermann chats with Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader—our 2012 BEST OF NYC cover guy—about the actor's life here in the big city
In case you're into keeping tabs, here's a list of this month's openings and closings.
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing? Drop us a line. Andy Ricker is shutting down Pok Pok Wing on Rivington Street. But don't worry, it will be replaced with Pok Pok Phat Thai, where he will be serving four different types of pad thai. [New York Ti ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyOutside Pop PubPop Burger, the mini-chain that helped make mini-burgers a big hit has sort of grown up, turning the focus of its newest spot, Pop Pub (83 University Place, 212-477-7574) onto beer. We stopped by one afternoon last week to check out the burgers and brews.
Zak Pelaccio is the latest chef turned online columnist. Like Sara Jenkins of Porchetta and Porsena, who pens essays for Atlantic Life, the Fatty Crab and 'Cue founder will be writing The Alimentary Canal for the Marcus Samuelsson-backed Food Republic. His co-contributor is colleague Jori Jay ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Edgar's Café on the Upper West Side has closed after some 20 years in business. A younger sister establishment nearby remains open. [Zagat Buzz] Moe's, the Fort Greene mainstay is having its ... More >>
The Czajkowski: What do this sandwich and The 1812 Overture have in common?. Once it decided to establish a second branch in Williamsburg, nobody expected the joint to completely retain its sense of louche culinary transgressionalism, which had been expressed not only through its habit of ... More >>
Chef Kevin O'Connell was on the leading edge of burger fever when he opened Union Square's Pop Restaurant in 2000, which led to the two Pop Burger slider joints. He followed that up with Wall Street Burger Shoppe, which earned decent marks from Robert Sietsema, but has the dubious distinction of ser ... More >>
We are loathe to send you to a website that's so clearly and annoyingly promotional, but our love of thrift compels us to hold our noses and let you know that if you're looking for an ultra-cheap snack tomorrow, 8 Coupons is offering a deal that gets you two mini burgers from the Pop Burger ... More >>
Forget the sidewalk carts; these franks cater to you