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 >>
Hey, it's been a pretty good year for food books! Among the hundreds of new cookbooks, essay collections, and food memoirs that we read, here's a handful that really stood out:
In October, Lena Dunham signed a deal with Random House to publish Girls: The Book a memoir based on the lessons she's learned throughout her life. $3.7 million and a few months later, Gawker got its hands on the proposal for Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham. As would be expected, Dunham ... More >>
Did you know there are only 37 days left until Thanksgiving? Sam Sifton did. His first book, Thanksgiving: How to Cook It Well, hits bookstores today. You can go ahead and preheat your ovens now.
Getting down with Meatless Mondays is pretty easy, but truth be told, for the die-hard carnivores in the crowd, cooking with tofu for the first time can be intimidating. Should you use firm or extra firm? Stir-fry or scramble? Why is some tofu tasteless, while others smack of fresh soy? Well, As ... More >>
Fresh off the BoatHuang, with beverage.File under "Unsurprising": the publishing world has seen fit to give Eddie Huang a book deal.
IACPIt's the foodie awards season, and IACP just announced the finalists for its prestigious annual cookbook and journalism awards. Over 500 entries were submitted for consideration in this year's cookbook awards categories, with 52 books in 17 categories selected as finalists via a rigorous ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 13, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 28 The American Dream & Hunter Thompson's 'Fear & Loathing' By Lucian K. Truscott IV I was in the market for a used motorcycle a few weeks ago. Not a big one, but not a puny one, either: perhaps a 350 Hond ... More >>
More sloppy-savory shards of noise pop from deceptively friendly Brooklynites
Meet the screw-ups of [you] Ruined It For Everyone!
Gary Shteyngart reads at Bryant Park
Have dinner with author Sam Lipsyte
Christopher HirsheimerThe summary of Judith Jones' life's work so far is enough to make your head spin. She is currently senior editor and vice president at Alfred A. Knopf, which she joined in 1957. Before that, she had worked for Doubleday in New York and Paris, where she accomplished littl ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesJuly 16, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 39How Many 4-Letter Words Can a Prosecutor Use?By Stephanie Gervis HarringtonSitting in on Lenny Bruce's current New York "obscenity" trial, one gets the feeling of being present at an historical event -- the birth of ... More >>
Revealed: Everything you wanted to know—or didn't—about Canuck headbangers
Thanks to Bush and Obama, the National Security Agency now knows more about you
Much has been hidden from the new president by the Bush team
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ] SILLY SEASON: RIGHTBLOGGERS ON FATHER'S DAY, GUNS, KNIVES, AND UNLOVED C ... More >>
Voice writers pick their favorite 20 books of the year
Not everyone at the storied hotel is a legend: stories from some of the Chelsea's lesser-known residents
Theft and plagiarism are at the heart of Jonathan Lethem's rock 'n' roll novel
Our 25 Favorite Books of 2006
Brooklyn's indie publishers turn the page
New Yorkers revisit last year's promises and share hopes for 2006
For Lauren Winner and Anna Broadway, married sex is the only sex
The adventures of Ilan Stavans, radical lexicographer and Spanglish champion
Researchers Uncover Records of the Company's Work at Death-Camp Complex
Should Clinton Get Immunity?
Liz Smiths Star-Studded Literacy Charity Flunks Better Business Test
Green Sidesteps Bratton's Misconduct Record, Garners Supercop's Support
E-Book on a Hitler Lover Lights Up the Net
Harvard Punts a Conservative Book
A Rough Guide to the Flash and Trash of Summer Reading
2000 Campaign Could Affect Radio Access
Kathryn Harrison Speaks Out About Public Scorn, Private Obsessions, and Her New Novel
Time Warner and Human Rights
Before the DNA, there was Sally Hemings, The Novel
How Tina Brown revived the years with Ross
Ah, those talking heads-the TV yabberers, not the guys singing about buildings and food. We've grown a little...