Wild adventures in a Koreatown food court
This week in the Voice, out today, Araceli Cruz and Steven Thrasher tell the tale of landlord Moshe Samovha's bad Upper Manhattan building and the lone resident who fought for better living conditions: "This is a landlord who has acted with impunity for decades, content to let the city repair his bo ... More >>
"Try it...or not. We don't care." In true Honey Badger fashion, that's the motto of Red Mango's new flavor -- named after the Honey Badger video that went viral to draw nearly 46 million views since January 2011. The Honey Badger flavor is made with nonfat frozen yogurt and honey.
Treat Petite Cafe will be located at 61 Grove Street You'd think the market was already totally glutted with frozen treats. Let's see, we've got zillions of fro-yo parlors, peddling supposedly light and healthy frozen yogurt; old-fashioned ice cream places; vegan "ice cream" destinations; Tofutti ... More >>
Signage is up at 61 Grove Street (212-414-0222) for TreatPetite, a soon-to-open espresso bar and creperie that will also specialize in kefir, the probiotic beverage made with kefir grains and cow, goat, or sheep's milk.
I've been keeping this place a personal secret for way too long, and it's starting to make me feel selfish. Even more selfish than usual. So let me urge you to try Food Gallery 32 (11 West 32nd Street), a three-floor food court in the heart of Koreatown where, past the Red Mango on the way in, the ... More >>
Robert SietsemaIkea: Good for cheap furniture and cheap food, like this meatball plate. Shopping can be an exhausting activity, and not just for one's wallet. Which is why it's so great when stores have on-site restaurants and cafés. Instant refueling to induce more shopping! So for this ... More >>
An investigation has been launched into what caused a mysterious greenish-yellow goo to fall from the skies in Snyder, New York. Turns out, it might be the poo of seagulls who dined on McDonald's fries. [Daily Mail] Chengdu province is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of spicy Sichuan ... More >>
triumphdining.comSkinny girls are crying everywhere at the loss of Red MangoThey said the day would never come, but now it has. The days of frozen yogurt are officially over. Citing high rents and an oversaturation of the market, Crain's New York is reporting that many frozen yogurt shops i ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyLast Friday, we checked out Food Gallery 32 (11 West 32nd Street, 212-967-1678), the massive (15,000 square foot) food court located in the heart of Koreatown. Food Gallery 32 only opened last week, so it's still a work in progress (Red Mango has yet to open its stall), but the ... More >>
prniblets.blogspot.com Laura C. asks: What are some restaurants that you're embarrassed to admit that you like? Tell me your guilty pleasures! Dear Laura: Well, here goes any shred of culinary cool I have.
Matilda Cuomo, mother of gubernatorial candidate Andrew, who is dating Food Network star Sandra Lee, says there's no way her Italian-America son actually enjoys Lee's lasagna, which is made with cottage cheese and tomato soup. [NY Daily News] A survey of passenger satisfaction with domestic ... More >>
From gelato to affogato to fro-yo&emdash;our recommended frozen fun
Cocoa kicks up this fro-yo.Hold on to your spoons, frozen yogurt fans. Korean import Red Mango is going to try to top the not-quite-tangerine-not-quite-mango flavor it launched last year with a new cocoa flavor.
Ooooh! Hand-smashed!? How else, exactly, would you make guacamole? In a blender?Shut up, Red Mango.
The food truck craze continues, with new trucks popping up regularly in New York and other cities, many serving increasingly gourmet food. But could the end of the trend be near now that Taco Bell has released its own truck? [NY Times] A vegan advocacy group is pushing for a New Jersey court to ord ... More >>
This week in blogs... The Feed tuned into Hulu for The Chopping Block's final episode in which Kelsey and Vanessa take all, comparing the ill-fated show to the Special Olympics. [The Feed] Eat Me Daily got us all excited about the premiere of Food Party on the Independent Film Channel, characteriz ... More >>
Today is apparently "National Pancake Day!" Participating IHOPs are giving out free pancakes from 7am to 10pm.[Serious Eats]In Los Angeles, a decline in sales is forcing fro-yo chains like Red Mango and Pink Berry to rethink their rapid expansion.[Los Angeles Business Journal via LA Eater]Two Queens ... More >>
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