Get in on this massive lawn tournament.
National Poetry Month wraps up this week and it would be a travesty to not attend our "Free Verse" poetry night event tonight at KGB's Red Room in the East Village. Also this week, Rome-based artist Gonzalo Orquin re-creates a show that was intended to be exhibited at a private gallery in Rome but w ... More >>
There's little sense in trying to resist the film's tumultuous visual banquet
First course: local sardines A friend and I went to Porsena last week to check out the menu from Abruzzi being mounted there every Monday in February (including tonight and next Monday night) as part of a regular series of regional menus from Italy. Abruzzi is the remote region which lies on the o ... More >>
THE SAINT AT LARGE® presents RITES XXXIV: THE BLACK PARTY® "Rough Trade At Luna Park" 11PM - Saturday March 23, 2013 until Sunday Afternoon Roseland Ballroom, 239 West 52nd Street Featuring Strange Live Acts Dress: Heavy
This slice is a gut bomb, par excellence. On the uncertain fault line between German-American and Italian-American cooking lies the bacon-cheeseburger slice. Formatted like a pizza pie, it showcases the essential elements of a dolled-up burger.
Woody Allen and co-stars talk movies, love, and death
1 Layne Mosler of Taxi Gourmet writes about her experience with Italian taxi drivers and shares her top six cabbie-recommended restaurants in Rome. [The Guardian] 2 This great tour of Andy Ricker's pantry at Pok Pok (the Thai restaurant I reviewed last week) that includes dried flower pistils, sun- ... More >>
Earlier today, the Voice brought you news that Cardinal Timothy Dolan paid pervert priests up to 20 grand as "incentive" to get them to leave their posts when he ran the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Here's the thing: Dolan, according to Catholic law, might not have been doing anything wrong in authori ... More >>
Voice writers pick their favorites of the year
This week in the Voice, out today: our new Year in Film poll along with criticism from J. Hoberman, Karina Longworth, and others. Winner of Best Film: The Tree of Life. Winner of Worst Film: I Melt With You. Maura Johnston rates the 10 best live shows she saw this year, including Beyoncé, ... More >>
The Public Theater mounts Shakespeare at his goriest
Antonia TricaricoMass hysteria took over the music web-o-sphere when Pitchfork blew its wad on the "breaking news" that Ian MacKaye revealed Fugazi might emerge from their self-imposed exile and "reunite one day." That's not to imply the members of D.C.'s most storied art-punk crew have been ... More >>
A new bill requiring the Health Department to report the number of permits it issues each year to food trucks and carts was introduced yesterday. [NY Post] Manhattan isn't the only borough with fancy tasting events. Taste of Sunnyside kicks off tonight and A Taste of Sheepshead Bay will debu ... More >>
A Lincoln Center Festival show is no Roman holiday
The good sir has been suspended from his job in Rome, so might we suggest a move to New York City? It's illegal here, too, but at least we appreciate a badass.
Eat, drink, and don't trample the daisies.The New Amsterdam Market's new season doesn't begin until June 4, but this Sunday, it will give us a taste of things to come when it returns with Floralia, a special one-day market.
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! $25 Holiday Special Akariba Through December This more than $50 value includes a half dozen fresh market oysters, a choice of donburi (jidori chicken, grilled salmo ... More >>
A look back at No Wave
Oh, indeed. The gala Phoenix/Dirty Projectors/Wavves show hitting MSG Wednesday, October 20th is a big we-made-it moment for the maximalist, SOTC-beloved French pop-rockers; we think it'd be great if you got to see it in person. We have five pairs of tickets. And since is this is a bigger dea ... More >>
The Long Island City restaurant aims for modern trattoria
A London arts fest goes transatlantic
Pizza Rustica: potato, sweet onion, mortadella, chile oilCampo de'Fiori, a new Roman-style pizza restaurant, opened just a week ago on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope. Italian owner and chef Andrea Dal Monte was a manager at Del Posto and is also reportedly an owner of Acquolina in Rome. Since the ... More >>
Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. The Doghouse Saloon, which tried to attract punters with free hot dogs and beer pong, has closed after just nine months in operation. [Bowery Boogie] It appear that the Qdoba on Sixth Avenue nea ... More >>
Tripe is perhaps the starter-gut of the offal universe. Aside from a very slight (and sometimes pleasant) wet-doggy undertone, it doesn't challenge the eater the way that an strongly iron-tasting liver might; cooked properly, it doesn't demand the crunchy mouth-workout that some intestines do ... More >>
Danny Meyer pigs out at his latest restaurant
Surreal white blobs invade a midtown glass skyscraper
What's For Dinner? In which we ask random New Yorkers about their food lives. Name: Mike Duffy Occupation: Events planner Location: Union Square, sitting on a bench, enjoying the sunny fall day Lives: In Pennsylvania, although he lived in New York for 20 years Mike didn't want me to take a pict ... More >>
Is foot-in-mouth vegan? Vegans should not be allowed to talk: Chrissie Hynde, of the Pretenders is a vegan. She owns some vegan restaurants, and she'd like to open another one in the Freedom Tower, when it's finally built. Here's how she put it: "There’s been so much horrific blood and guts and v ... More >>
When you sit down to discuss the plight of the world's starving, you should, perhaps, not dine on lobster and foie gras. In 2002, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization summit met to discuss how to halve the number of starving people worldwide—and then ate themselves silly on items that only ... More >>
Kiki Smith and Nico Muhly bring she-wolves to life
"The recent bridge collapse in Minneapolis was a sobering wake-up call," the comptroller general of the U.S. told the Financial Times in an interview comparing the U.S. to the Roman Empire in its waning days. Photo by wilhelmina_wonka via Flickr These days it seems that everyone is comparing the U ... More >>
Tivo alerts, anchors aweigh: Favorite moments from the year when TV went topsy-turvy
There's no place like ancient Rome—except for sweltering modern-day New York City
What's in a name? A hell of a lot, if you're the new pope.
Saints and sinners: Humanist portrait of a holy nightmare