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    November 11, 2011

    Our 10 Best Things to Eat on 23rd Street

    Lauren ShockeyLa Maison du Macaron makes cookies in every color you can imagine​23rd Street isn't necessarily considered a gastronomic thoroughfare. More likely, it's thought of as being home to various chain eateries (Pret, Chipotle, etc.) catering to the office worker lunch crowd and, of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Turns Out the New Times Critic Is... Eric Asimov! (Just for Now)

    pathlost/flickrTaking a break from wining to critique.​Rumors that the Times-Picayune critic, Brett Anderson, has been selected to replace Sam Sifton have not yet been refuted. In the meantime, the position has already been filled -- temporarily, at least. Wine writer Eric Asimov is taking ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Catania; Lauren Shockey at The Cannibal

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema discovers Sicilian in Brooklyn Heights, but not Palermo-Sicilian, at Catania. Lauren Shockey goes all carnivorous at The by Liz BarclayCatania; not Palermo!​ Eric Asimov approves of Salinas: "Classic, simple tapas like grilled bread sprea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Best of 2011: Runners-Up for Ricotta and Sausage

    ​Eating our way through the city to determine the best of the best is no easy task. The hard thing about naming something the "best" is that we had to leave behind many very, very good dishes. So to honor those wayward souls, here are some great plates worthy of mention. Today: ricotta and s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Taiwanese Specialties; Lauren Shockey at Forcella

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples fly heads and chicken neck at Taiwainese Specialties; Lauren Shockey indulges in the deep-fried pies at Forcella.Liz BarclayTaiwanese Specialties​ Sam Sifton praises St. Anselm for the "pulsing bass line of ambition beneath its simple steakhouse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Birreria; Lauren Shockey at Left Bank

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema ascends to the summit of Eataly, to Birreria, where "the food is superb." Lauren Shockey is not so impressed by Left Bank: "Although the food and exceptionally friendly service more than pass muster, the culinary creativity is, well, lacking." Sam Sifton, in ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 31, 2011

    Salinas: Some Spain, Some Pain

    The ups and downs of a new Chelsea spot

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at New World Mall Food Court

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples the goods at the New World Mall Food Court in Flushing: "After being disappointed by the Sichuan fare, we quickly switched to other Chinese regions and found ourselves more satisfied." Sam Sifton awards two stars to Boulud Sud: "To the list of terrifi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Lot on Tap, Goodbye to Café Charbon

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. New Roma Pizza on the Lower East Side has been closed since Memorial Day and will not reopen. [Bowery Boogie] The New York Film Academy Café will close its doors on June 30, as the building t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Cesar Chavez Has a Picnic in Central Park

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 24, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 34 'I'll never eat iceberg lettuce again' By Jack Newfield Perhaps America's greatest citizen was in New York last week. And nobody noticed. Clifford Irving, the Zippies, and Tiny Tim were on the 6 o'clo ... More >>

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    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline Costs Millions, Tramples the Constitution, Treats Migrants Like Cattle, and Doesn't Work

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    Louis Owens and John Steinbeck's Ghosts

    A mystery solved with the help of a professor and a mobster's musician

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    Shuffling Pages

    Touring a church in search of literary phantoms made flesh

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