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Sarah DiGregorio

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    March 24, 2011

    Le Da Nang Is Now Zabb Elee

    Rebecca Marx​When Sarah DiGregorio visited the newly opened Le Da Nang last March, she concluded that it didn't "have a whole lot going for it." Apparently others agreed, because the restaurant is now trying a new tact: its owners have transformed it into a second location of Zabb Elee, their ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Our 10 Most Pretentious Restaurants

    Sarah DiGregorioIppudo's ramen is good, but is it worth a three-hour wait?​New York City teems with restaurants, offering diners many, many tasty options. With delicious often comes pretentious, though. Just because a restaurant serves up some good grub doesn't mean that the overall dining e ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    What to Drink at Hurricane Club: No. 55

    Each week in The Daily Shot, we have ourselves a drink that we think you should try, too. We've got your number.​​​​The drink: No. 55 The bar: Hurricane Club, 360 Park Avenue South The price: $12 The ingredients: DonQ Cristal white rum, sour cherry, chilies, shaken and served over c ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    Crosby Connection Now Homeless, But Still Serving Sandwiches

    Sarah DiGregorioCrosby's mighty meatball sub.​Crosby Connection's may have a lot of things going for it -- its meatball hero and turkey, brie, pear, and dill sub are but two -- but a permanent home sadly isn't one of them.

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    October 14, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Rob ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Rebe ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Tu Do; Sarah DiGregorio at Guayoyo

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema recommends skipping the pho in favor of other dishes at Chinatown Vietnamese Tu Do. Sarah DiGregorio suggests you go for the pork over the beef at Venezuelan Guayoyo. Sam Sifton awards Marc Forgione two stars for food that is, "sometimes sweet. Other times, i ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Sara ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    Hello, Friday afternoon. And hello, highlights of the past week: Sarah DiGregorio ranked her 10 Favorite Brooklyn Restaurants. Schmaltz Brewing Company's Jeremy Cowan talked Geektoberfest, Jewish celebration, and how sour is the new bitter. Battle of the Prawn Cocktail Crisps: Walkers v. Skips.

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    September 30, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Sara ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Chan ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Chan ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Rebe ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to the Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences: Sarah ... More >>

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    August 11, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at I Sodi; Sarah DiGregorio at Co Ba

    This week in The Voice, Robert Sietsema shares his appreciation for I Sodi: "one largely overlooked restaurant in town that has succeeded in reproducing an actual Tuscan bill of fare, such as you might find in roadside osterias near Cortona or Gaiole-in-Chianti." Sarah DiGregorio files on Co Ba in C ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Buka; Sarah DiGregorio at Mrs. Kim's

    This week in The Voice, Robert Sietsema sees his goat-head stew staring back at him at Buka in Clinton Hill, while Sarah DiGregorio finds that new neighborhood Korean Mrs. Kim's hits the mark in Greenpoint. Sam Sifton finds the food at The Lion okay, but complains that it "swapped the warm exclusiv ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Momokawa; Sarah DiGregorio at Má Pêche

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples the "venerable micro-cuisine" of Kyoto at Momokawa, while Sarah DiGregorio heads to Má Pêche, where chef Tien Ho "is doing some remarkable cooking," but the room kinda sucks. Sam Sifton also files on Má Pêche today: "The food is not quite as preci ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Casabel Taqueria; Sarah DiGregorio at Seersucker & Peaches HotHouse

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema squeezes into Casabel Taqueria, where "the tacos are happily similar to something you might get from a truck parked on Roosevelt Avenue." Sarah DiGregorio sees Brooklyn heating up with two new Southern-accented newcomers: Seersucker and Peaches HotHouse.​ ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010

    This Week in the Voice: The Police Tapes, Vol. 4

    ​In this week's Village Voice, our writers may not run restaurants, but they definitely have seen their fair share of rats. Graham Rayman's fourth installment of his epic look behind closed NYPD doors, The Police Tapes, runs this week, and now we learn who the officer was that took these recor ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at El Cantinero; Sarah DiGregorio at Tamarind Tribeca

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds an unchanging temple to Tex-Mex in El Cantinero. Sarah DiGregorio is impressed by pan-Indian Tamarind Tribeca, despite its broad range of cuisines.​ Sam Sifton finds hits and misses at ABC Kitchen, but still awards it two stars: "The food is great ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Mile End; Sarah DiGregorio at Bromo Satay House

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples the "deeply scarlet, slow-smoked beef brisket" at Mile End. Sarah DiGregorio checks out Bromo Satay House, where "generally, the meat and fish are delicious, while anything in a broth is not." Sam Sifton awards two stars to Prime Meats for food that " ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Talent Thai Kitchen; Sarah DiGregorio at Fatty 'Cue

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema satisfies his craving for Thai at Talent Thai Kitchen, where "the food on the aggressively pan-Thai menu is worth whatever wait you have to endure." Sarah DiGregorio discovers "what happens when you barbecue duck over an oak fire" at Fatty 'Cue. (Hint: good th ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Pies-N-Thighs; Sarah DiGregorio at The Tangled Vine

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema heralded the return of Pies-N-Thighs, where the "fabled fried chicken... remains superlative." Sarah DiGregorio gets her drink on at The Tangled Vine, where the food is "pleasurably simple, wine-friendly," and the largely organic and biodynamic wines are "fair ... More >>

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    April 14, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Faustina; Sarah DiGregorio at Bhojan

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds the menu at Faustina to be "a playful and innovative take on Italian cuisine." Sarah DiGregorio discovers down-home Indian at Bhojan, where despite the small-plates designation, "dishes are actually rather generous and the list mainly offers sharable str ... More >>

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    April 2, 2010

    Early Bird Granola Celebrates One Year with New Flavor: Choc-a-doodle-doo!

    Early Bird Granola: A Salty, Sweet Step Towards Mindful Eating from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. Early Bird Granola debuted about a year ago with its salty-sweet, olive oil-toasted granola. Founder Nekisia Davis is marking the occasion with the launch of a new Easter-appropriate flavor dubbed Choc-a-doodle ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Beard Awards Media and Journalism Finalists Are Announced

    The man himself.​The James Beard Foundation is announcing its James Beard Awards finalists via Twitter this morning. The list of chefs has just started rolling out (currently, regional finalists are being named), but the list of final nominees for the foundation's Media and Journalism Awards a ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Northern Spy; Sarah DiGregorio at Kuai An Hand Pull Noodles

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema is fond of Northern Spy, despite "a certain blandness" about the food that can probably be attributed to the Bay Area-style hands-off approach to food preparation. Sarah DiGregorio samples the latest Fujian-owned Lanzhou noodle joint : Kuai An Hand Pull Noodle ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Sietsema at Roman's; DiGregorio at Izakaya Moku

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema finds that, "despite the bittersweet reflection that, if you adore a dish you've eaten, you'll never see it again, the food at Roman's can be spectacular." Sarah DiGregorio enjoys a Japanese invasion of Koreatown at Izakaya Moku. Sam Sifton discovers a relat ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Under Review: Sietsema at Best Fuzhou Restaurant; DiGregorio at Bunny Chow

    ​This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema inadvertently visits Best Fuzhou Restaurant, where "fortunately... the food was spectacular," while Sarah DiGregorio fills up on the eponymous dish at Bunny Chow. Sam Sifton awards two stars to Casa Lever, noting that "the service is appealing, comic- ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at Trattoria Cinque; DiGregorio at Tipsy Parson

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema finds that "it often seems as if Trattoria Cinque isn't trying hard enough to be Roman," while Sarah DiGregorio deems the tipsy parson cake at Tipsy Parson "as likeable as the restaurant." Sam Sifton heads to Madangsui in Koreatown, which "is not much to loo ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at Abe & Arthur's; DiGregorio at Laut

    ​This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema struts on down to former discotheque Abe & Arthur's, where despite "some painfully stupid starters... you'd do well to make a meal of apps," while Sarah DiGregorio suffers the sound system at Laut, which manages to nail both iconic versions of laksa, t ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon. And these are the best posts of the week: We ranked Our 10 Best Food Shops. Corona's Abarrotera Central offers one-stop shopping for Halloween. Scottish food importer Andrew Hamilton is making haggis for Highlands. This week, g-u-t-b-o-m-b was spelled okonomiyaki at May Ch ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    50 Ways to Cut Food Waste (Think Pickle & Freeze!)

    Diego Cupolo/flickr​According to researchers, we waste an average of 14 percent of home food purchases per year, about $600 of fruit alone. In the spirit of Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal, the book reviewed by Sarah DiGregorio in this week's Voice, Planet Green has suggested 50 Way ... More >>

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    September 9, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at Joseph Leonard; DiGregorio at Mari Vanna

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema falls for Frenchy Joseph Leonard, while Sarah DiGregorio suffers the service at would-be private club Mari Vanna. Betsy Andrews explores the culinary offerings of Staten Island, which may not be reachable by subway but "given the inexpensive tabs, you can af ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at East Harbor Seafood Palace; DiGregorio at the Standard Grill

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema gets a hill of dim sum and then some at East Harbor Seafood Palace, while Sarah DiGregorio manages to wrangle a table at the Standard Grill. Julia Moskin samples shojin ryori, or "devotion cuisine," at Kajitsu, where "vegetables... are twisted and turned, sa ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Under Review: Sietsema at Cowgirl Sea Horse; DiGregorio at Bhatti Indian Grill

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema slums it at Cowgirl Sea Horse, which "offers the type of cooking we used to call 'white trash,'" while Sarah DiGregorio gnaws on lamb bone at Bhatti Indian Grill, where the lamb kebab "dazzles." Restaurant Girl discovers a cozy nook in The Mott, where Chef B ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​Mark Farese "stole $150 from his grandfather to buy his first pair" of premium athletic shoes, specializing in the Air Force 1 variety. Now he has 1,400 pairs, and Nike sends him advance copies of new models. He is the Mayor of the fascinating world of sneakerdom, where pre-teens and grown-up ... More >>

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    May 6, 2009

    Under Review--Sietsema Gets Fishy at Sol-Mar; DiGregorio Goes Ramen-Crazy at ZuZu Ramen

    This week in the Voice, Our Man Sietsema gets his fish on at Sol-Mar, while Sarah DiGregorio follows the ramen craze to Brooklyn at ZuZu Ramen. Bruni enjoys some "lovely fish" at Fishtail by David Burke, but is most impressed by the cauliflower. [NY Times] Adam Platt has "expertly crisped" whole b ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    Today at the Voice and Voice Blogs

    The Voice looks at that other "Craigslist Killer" and his victim, Katherine Olson, slain in 2007 by a man advertising for babysitters near Minneapolis. Actually there have been a few so-called Craigslist Killers, including the one who recently murdered Julissa Brisman of Queens, and reporters Matt S ... More >>

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    April 1, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    Remember the epidemic years of AIDS, when infected New Yorkers fought to get into untested drug trials? People fought to get infected babies into those trials, too. Some of them, because of the nature of the trials, were given placebo drugs. Some made it, some didn't. Not much has been written about ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    Pick Your Racism -- Chinese Takeout T-Shirt

    (Click to enlarge -- if you have the stomach for it.) There was a gratifying outcry when Sarah DiGregorio outted the "drunken Negro face cookie" at Lafayette French Pastry, but how come nobody cares when Chinese-Americans are insulted? I've seen the above t-shirt at a half-dozen places around ... More >>

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    March 18, 2009

    Week in Reviews

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema drops in on Buttermilk Channel. Here's what critics are reviewing elsewhere: Time Out visits La Fonda del Sol, preferring tapas at the bar to a meal in the "buttoned-up" dining room, much like our own Sarah DiGregorio said last week. [TONY] Bruni gives Kefi ... More >>

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