kthread/flickrNew Jersey, in a cup.There's no shortage of artisanal ice cream in New York. But New Jersey has its share to brag about, too. Like, The Bent Spoon, a FitR fave that specializes in good things from the Garden State, in creamy, frozen form. Food Curated takes a tender, at times ou ... More >>
It's time for Tuesday Toasts, our weekly feature highlighting the Fork in the Road team's favorite versions of popular dishes and favorite spots in the city for a given activity. They might not be the best or the coolest or the newest, but instead represent the things and p ... More >>
viaGo ahead and turn Twitter off today, you'll thank us. There will be only two types of tweets: people talking about South by Southwest (or, "South by," if you're an insufferable nincompoop) and people talking about March Madness. Both of them will make you very angry. Just so you don't miss ... More >>
Normally we have a zero tolerance for LOL-pop-music-type gags, in which someone old and stentorian soberly reads some silly Soulja Boy versa with a bunch of misplaced gravitas and strategic confusion, but let's make an exception here for the virtuoso poet and aging hipster Paul Muldoon, whom the P ... More >>
All you need to know about this past Thursday's bonkers GZA/Blowfly double-bill in a Princeton cafeteria is right here in these photos. Blowfly, flipping you off. Blowfly, grabbing his junk. Blowfly, unmasked. Thank you, Rebecca Smeyne.
The prodigal pumpkin ice cream with chocolate nibs blew people away at last Sunday's New Amsterdam Market--and promptly ran out.
You thought our coverage of the New Amsterdam Market was over? Not by a long shot. The monthly event was so compelling, that at least three Fork in the Road scrib ... More >>
Korea's oldest liquor, makgeolli, is a milky liquor that's lightly carbonated and sweet, a close cousin of sake. Koreans are rediscovering it, largely as a cocktail ingredient.
Princeton has its own cocktail. The original Princeton Cocktail dates back to the late 1800s and called for O ... More >>
The primary's a week away -- we know, it snuck up on us too -- so we figured we'd look at the state of play in some of the races. Today it's the 1st City Council District.
Incumbent Alan Gerson is back on the ballot after a petition snafu. He's got a ton of endorsements, including those of Sheldon ... More >>
Well, it's closer than Trenton, so we guess we should mention that Princeton went into lockdown for a while this morning because it looked like one of those nut-on-campus-with-gun things was happening. But it turned out to be one of those nut-on-campus-with-toy-gun things instead. Police and securit ... More >>
New York City, Nassau, and Westchester Counties have refused to participate in a state pilot program to test out optical scan voting machines.
While the rest of the country continues to adopt electronic voting machines -- even though they've been
So what was role model and new Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor like back in the early 1980s when she was an assistant D.A. in Manhattan battling crime?
Well, for one thing, according to a November, 1983 New York Times magazine story titled "The D.A.'s Right Arms," Sotomayor ... More >>
A new study has revealed differences in the brains of people who are good at controlling their urges--like, say, overeating--versus those who aren't. Apparently, we all use the same part of the brain to make decisions, but a second part of the brain in people with good self-control can help them cur ... More >>