• Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    Is Salta Argentina's Next Hot Spot for Wine?

    Last week, I spent several days touring the high country of Argentina's northwest in the Province of Salta, a varied landscape that kisses the arid edges of Bolivia and Peru. While driving three hours north from the city of Salta towards wine country in Cafayate, the landscape transforms every 30 mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Hello Brooklyn: Eric Adams is Your New Borough President

    Brooklyn has spoken: former police officer and state senator Eric Adams will succeed Marty Markowitz as borough president. Adams has said the latter turned Brooklyn "from the ugly duckling to a beautiful swan." Election day brought fresh blood to Brooklyn: Ken Thompson beat incumbent Charles Hynes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    The Story of Salta

    Salta is one of Yemen's favorite luncheon dishes. Salta is the national dish of Yemen, and one of the world's most unique dishes. Usually, it's consumed communally by family and friends sitting around the bubbling pot in a circle. The pot contains a well-cooked and finely textured vegetable stew f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Where Am I Eating? Yemen Cafe

    Fassolia​Once again, you guys have proved far too well-informed to be fooled by the likes of us! The mystery dish we showed you yesterday is fassolia, a delicious dish of white beans cooked with tomatoes, onions, and in this case, egg. We ate it at the venerable Yemen Cafe at 176 Atlantic Aven ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 1, 2006


    New Yemeni wants to be your favorite Atlantic Avenue diner

  • Dining

    December 6, 2005


    Perfect winter food near the corner of Court and Atlantic

  • Film

    April 19, 2005

    Far From Heaven

    The young one: Argentine writer-director artfully plumbs sexual and religious obsession

  • Film

    February 22, 2005

    Hearing Voices

    Argentine director Lucrecia Martel explores carnality and sacred solitude in The Holy Girl

  • Film

    October 2, 2001

    Domestic Disturbances

    Lucrecia Martel Dives Into the Swamp