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    June 13, 2014

    Here's Where to Eat and Drink on a Day Trip to Philly

    Fork in the Road thinks you should get out of town this summer, even if it's only for a day. In this Summer Fridays series, we're covering the best spots to eat in popular day trip locations. See more Summer Fridays ideas in our archives. In less than the two hours it takes for Rocky the Musical to ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Gotham Bar & Grill's Chef Alfred Portale on His New Book and Love of Peaches

    Four years ago, Gotham Bar & Grill chef Alfred Portale decided to celebrate summer with Greenmarket to Gotham, a weekly prix fixe lunch sourced almost entirely from the Union Square Greenmarket. Spotlighting seasonal ingredients allows Portale to highlight a different local farmer every week for 12 ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    How to Make Maison Premiere's Bitter Greens and Bacon

    We chatted this week with Maison Premiere chef Lisa Giffen, who had this to say about her culinary style: It's definitely French-influenced. My style is based on seasonality, of course, and I drew a lot from my time with Alain Ducasse. The food we made there was wholesome food, but done in a way an ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013
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    March 7, 2013

    BrisketTown Is Serving Lunch and The General's Got Doughnuts

    ISA in Williamsburg is now open for lunch from noon to 4 p.m. The Mediterranean restaurant has turned some of their dinner entree options into smaller dishes divided into snacks, pizzas, soups, and salads. Some items, like the Tuscan kale Caesar salad garnished with sourdough croutons, are available ... More >>

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    February 13, 2013

    Nordic Express at Aamanns-Copenhagen

    The city's only Danish restaurant offers less than a complete dinner

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    January 11, 2013

    In Praise of the Tuna Sandwich

    The tuna sandwich, with raw onions, at Eisenberg's Sandwich Shop I know of no fancy restaurant that lists tuna salad sandwiches on its menu, or its slutty cousin the patty melt, either. Nor do these places offer the sandwich's lo-cal sibling the scoop of tuna salad austerely plated on a leaf of ic ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Ducks Eatery: Bite Their Tongue

    An Asian-Creole mash-up at a new dive in the East Village

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    October 3, 2012

    How to Make the Lemony Shrimp Salad from LuLu & Me

    Here's a recipe from LuLu & Me, a charming neighborhood restaurant in Flatiron with a focus on seasonal ingredients. This simple shrimp salad works magic with produce straight from the Union Square Greenmarket. [See More Recipes: Tasty Tailgate Treats | Grilled Cheese Sandwich From The Delicatessen ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    Ootoya: Yo, Tokyo!

    A Japanese mega-chain invades our fair city

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    May 30, 2012
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    March 7, 2012

    Make Harold Dieterle's Miang of Peekytoe Crab

    ​Harold Dieterle, the Season 1 winner of Top Chef and owner of two successful New York restaurants with a third on the way, is a badass chef. His first venture, Perilla, is a Greenwich Village stalwart that's been dishing out duck meatballs for years. At nearby Kin Shop, he's doing Thai food with ... More >>

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    February 6, 2012

    Make Ngam Chef Hong Thaimee's Thai Fruit Salad

    Photo courtesy Hong ThaimeeWho says you can't have a tasty fruit salad in winter?​Hong Thaimee, the chef and owner of Ngam (99 Third Avenue, 212-777-8424), is looking to extend the reach of Thai cuisine into the homes of New Yorkers by offering a series of monthly cooking classes at her East V ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    The 10 Best $10-and-Under Dishes of 2011

    The end of the year usually sees a lot of money being spent, whether on holiday gifts or new outfits or doling out bonuses to dutiful employees. So with 2012 just beginning, it's probably time to save some dough. While New York City might be expensive, you can still eat quite well for cheap. Below a ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Make Sushi Samba's Heirloom Tomato and Seaweed Salad, Like Chef Fernando Navas

    Sushi Samba's Heirloom Tomato and Seaweed Salad​Wondering what to do with those heirlooms tomatoes you picked up at the farmers' market? Sushi Samba's executive chef, Fernando Navas, has a suggestion that involves doing, well, very little to them. He shares the recipe for his Heirloom Tomato a ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Make Jake Klein's Thyme-Roasted Peach Salad, New at Morrell Wine Bar

    Morrell's Thyme-Roasted Peach Salad​The menu at Morrell Wine Bar, near Rockefeller Center, one of Our Man Sietsema's favorite places to get a glass of wine, has gotten a revamp, courtesy of a new chef. Jake Klein, who apprenticed under Masaharu Morimoto and held several positions at Myriad Res ... More >>

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    July 1, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    As we submit to the welcoming embrace of the holiday weekend, let's cast a brief glimpse back at the week preceding it ... The Union Square Café's Carmen Quagliata talks cookbooks, culinary influences, and his favorite and most hated foods. Our 10 Best Classic American Dishes and Where to F ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    10 Ideas for Foodie Street Fairs That Haven't Been Tried Yet

    ​Why not put these babies in a bun? I had high hopes when I visited the Hester Street Fair on Saturday, but walked away disappointed. While last year's Korean tacos had seemed fashion forward, this year's meatball sliders seemed hopelessly retrograde - especially given the proximity of The M ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Make Haru's 'Summer' Spring Roll, Like Chef Alex Aratake

    Haru's 'summer' spring rolls​Haru's new spring bento boxes feature a sashimi salad, Not Your Mama's Chirashi, broiled yuzu-marinated Spanish mackerel, and one 'summer' spring roll, made with shrimp, mesclun, light summer vegetables, and angel hair noodles marinated in spicy tomato soy. Chef Al ... More >>

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    January 21, 2011

    Our 10 Best Tofu Dishes in NYC

    Rebecca MarxNo. 7 Sub's General Tso's tofu.​ The end product of coagulated, molded soy milk, tofu is one of America's most beleaguered foods, ridiculed for its wobbly texture and inherently bland flavor. And that's a shame, because the favorite whipping boy of the vegetarian/vegan world has a ... More >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Henan Feng Wei—a Rare Henan Restaurant—Offers Unfussy Food

    Venture down to Flushing's bargain basement

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    August 23, 2010

    Make Daniel Angerer's Wiener Schnitzel, from Klee Brasserie

    It's icky out. Make wiener schnitzel.​Daniel Angerer has had a busy year: he had a baby, made headlines with his wife's breast milk cheese, and started releasing details about his forthcoming sausage-centric restaurant. Today, he warms us up with a recipe for wiener schnitzel, just as he makes ... More >>

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    July 26, 2010

    Make Nick Korbee's Mushroom Salad, from Smith & Mills

    Nick Korbee's Mushroom Salad​Last week, Vegetarian Delights of NYC enjoyed the warm and cold Mushroom Salad at Smith & Mills. This week, chef Nick Korbee shares the recipe for it so you can make it at home. "This new incantation of the mushroom salad at Smith and Mills is a balancing act," sa ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Make Katy Sparks' Heirloom Bean Salad with Ventresca Tuna from Radish

    Start soaking these babies two days before you're ready to eat.​Bedford Avenue's new gourmet grocery, Radish, has been a welcome addition to the artisanal food mecca that is Williamsburg. Owners Amy Marks and Laura Migliozzi managed to bring in Katy Sparks (whom you may remember as having left ... More >>

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    July 13, 2010

    At David Chang's Ma Peche, Good Food Battles a Terrible Room

    Downtown's cult chef tries to tackle Midtown

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    June 14, 2010

    Make The Mark's Cheeseburger with Truffle Mayonnaise, Off the Late-Night Menu

    The Mark's late-night cheeseburger.​Jean-Georges Vongerichten has been busy this year with two major restaurant openings in the space of several weeks. The Mark Restaurant, in the hotel of the same name, has just introduced its late-night menu, complete with dressed up bar snacks like the Mark ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Make Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban's Mixed Wild Spring Greens From Seasonal

    Seasonal's Mixed Wild Spring Green Salad.​As spring morphs into summer, the mania over fresh, local produce is about to relax a little. For a few brief months, we'll get comfortable with our good, not mealy tomatoes and sweet berries until the cold returns and, with it, the shock of rather bar ... More >>

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    January 8, 2010

    Make Fattoush Salad from New East Village Lebanese, Balade

    Marina Oliphant for The AgeFattoush​Roland Semaan and Youssef Said met in Beirut when they were both about six years old. Their mothers came from the same village: "We are like brothers," Semaan says. Eventually, their paths diverged--Semaan came to New York and worked for B.R. Guest restauran ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    Cookbook Tester: Hudson Valley Mediterranean by Laura Pensiero

    Watermelon fennel salad with bluefish dijonnaise​ Hudson Valley Mediterranean is written by Laura Pensiero, the chef/owner of Gigi Trattoria in Rhinebeck, NY, and Gigi Market in Red Hook (not Brooklyn), NY. Pensiero presents the Hudson Valley as the "Napa of the East," and the book's recipes, ... More >>

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    August 10, 2009

    Recipe: Make Jawn Chasteen's Summer Tomato Salad

    ​Tomato blight may be our own faults, as Dan Barber put forth in today's Times op-ed. But, according to Jawn Chasteen, the executive chef at The Sea Grill, the severe early blight has also allowed us to more fully appreciate just how precious the juicy fruits are. "The current blight has brou ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Recipe: Make Cesare Casella's Insalata di Uova e Carne Secca del Pontormo

    ​Cesare Casella of Salumeria Rosi Parmacotto shares his recipe for Insalata di Uova e Carne Secca del Pontormo, a signature dish at the salumeria/restaurant that has been a diners' favorite since its opening. "This salad is popular because it's simple, but has so much flavor," says Casella. " ... More >>

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    May 27, 2009

    Make Sweetiepie's McCall Chopped Salad

    As promised in our weekly dining newsletter, we bring you the recipe for Sweetiepie's McCall Chopped Salad. Not exactly coy about its kid-friendliness, the whimsical West Village restaurant has an after-school special featuring silver dollar pancakes, mac n' cheese, and pigs in blankets. Chef Humbe ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Flash in the Pan--Nicoise-ish Salad

    Flash in the Pan: quick, easy but not-dumbed down recipes. Finally, finally it feels like spring--time to eat something refreshing and bright tasting. This dish has many of the elements of Nicoise salad, with the addition of chickpeas, so let's call it Nicoise-ish. Nicoise-ish Salad Yield: 2 s ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    Recipe: Easy Quinoa Salad

    For this week's featured recipe, we have a refreshingly easy dish with such relatively simple ingredients, you might not even need to trek out in the snow for a special trip to the store. Chef Hugo Trinquier from Nanoosh Mediterranean Hummus Bar, which recently opened a new UES location at 1273 Firs ... More >>

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    March 2, 2009

    Good Stuff: Abistro's French Fries

    While others obsess over the best burgers and pizzas, I'm forever looking for a superior french fry, perhaps because of my naughty love for drunken nibbling. My current favorites are the herb fries at Abistro (154 Carlton Avenue, Brooklyn) shown above, next to a salad (so let it be known that some ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Sexy Veggies at Dirt Candy

    Breaking the vegetarian rules

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    January 14, 2009

    Recipe: Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Radicchio Salad

    In an attempt to help you keep those ill-fated New Year's resolutions, Klee Brasserie (200 Ninth Avenue) is offering a healthy and affordable "Resolution Menu" every Sunday in January. The first course on the menu is a Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Radicchio Salad.  After the jump, Chef Daniel An ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    A Nibble from Chef Jason Denton

    This week, VV dining newsletter writer Hailey Eber spoke to chef Jason Denton (of Lupa, 'ino and 'inoteca) about his new cookbook, Simple Italian Snacks. He gave us the recipe for one of those simple Italian snacks. It is indeed very easy, and doesn't feature obscure ingredients. (Except maybe the r ... More >>

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    November 19, 2008

    Char No. 4 Is Not Kosher

    A new Brooklyn spot specializes in all the delicious things that can kill you

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    September 24, 2008
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    July 29, 2008
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    June 20, 2008

    Recipe Improv: Chef Harold Moore on the Hot Seat

    Recipe Improv: A new feature in which we throw out random ingredients to a well-known chef and ask him or her to come up with a recipe incorporating all those ingredients that's doable for a home cook. Up first! Chef Harold Moore, chef/owner of Commerce, who has worked under Daniel Boulud and Jean- ... More >>

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    May 20, 2008

    Vive the New French in the West Village

    This free-spirited spot romps through global flavors (and it's not French)

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    June 27, 2007
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    June 6, 2007
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    November 21, 2006

    Wurst in Show

    New German pork-and-beer joint in Bay Ridge delivers a winner schnitzel

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    November 15, 2005

    Beef Unbound

    Vietnamese on Grand revels in colonial Gallic underpinnings

  • NYC Life

    July 5, 2005

    Can't Stand the Heat? Get it Out of the Kitchen

    How to make dinner without turning on the stove

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    March 7, 2000
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