Rumors have been circulating for some time that Kristen Wiig was considering her seventh year as an Saturday Night Live castmember to be her last. And, in the last sketch of the season finale on Saturday night, she confirmed those rumors with one of the best (and emotional) send-offs in the show's h ... More >>
Soul DaddyJamawn Woods, Restaurateur No MoreSoul Daddy, the winning concept of America's Next Great Restaurant, has shuttered its third and final location, in Minnesota's Mall of America (the New York City location closed a few weeks ago). According to the company, "The restaurant simply was ... More >>
In addition to changing its decor to emulate the Home Depots farmhouses of Tuscany, Olive Garden is altering its beverage policy following an incident last month where a toddler was served sangria instead of orange juice. And the chain isn't alone: as Nation's Restaurant News reports, in the ... 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 >>
A U.S. Appeals Court upheld a lower court ruling allowing Starbucks to end its distribution agreement with Kraft.
Rich people are eating out more at fast-food restaurants. It turns out some people with six-figure salaries would rather spend their money on Jimmy Choos than dinn ... More >>
This week in food blogs...
Eater asked, "Are New York's dive bars really in danger?" Most signs point to yes.
Meanwhile, Grub Street got a glimpse of a Coney Island gone corporate: Is that Ruby's replaced by Ruby Tuesday?
Feast listed its best coffee programs: Eleven Madison Park, Frankies 457, a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
June 18, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 25
Bitches Ogle Hardhats
By Robin Reisig
"Hey, baby, you wanna come home with me?"
"Oh, sweetheart! Kiss! Smooch! What a body!"
The pretty girls and the construction workers were crammed onto the corner, a ... More >>
NNECAPA/flickrAs the economy has festered, fast-food and casual dining restaurants have been whipping out their mascara wands to class up their image while reassuring diners that the food is still cheap and the portions still monolithic. Burger King embarked on a bachelor pad-fabulous make-ov ... More >>
They had another one of those Tea Party things this evening, this time right next to the Times Square subway station on Broadway. The anti-Obama pep rally occupied part of the street and part of the sidewalk and stretched from the subway entrance to the door of Ruby Tuesday's, which is to say two- ... More >>