Restaurants open at a breakneck pace here in New York City, and they trot out food from just about every corner of our planet (and sometimes many corners of our planet on one menu). In the last 12 months, we've seen a spate of Isaan spots, a Laotian joint, mash-ups of Jewish and Japanese cuisines an ... More >>
Over ninety vendors and thousands of visitors showed up for the overwhelmingly successful launch of the LIC Flea & Food this weekend, which commandeered a lot overlooking the Long Island City waterfront at 5-25 46th Avenue. And one of the most anticipated merchants showed up on Father's Day with a f ... More >>
Please don't sail away.If you happen to read French, you can check this Canoe article for the latest news on everyone's favorite Montreal chef, Hugue Dufour, and the team from M. Wells. While there's no news on when and where the diner may reopen, it turns out that M. Wells will install itsel ... More >>
No one homeNo word yet on when M. Wells will be back up and running -- or even where exactly, although it will likely be in Long Island City -- but that doesn't seem to have owners Sarah Obraitis and Hugue Dufour too worried. They send around word today they they'll be taking their show on th ... More >>
All's well when M. Wells is manning the stove.M. Wells isn't quite ready to reopen just yet, but if you've been missing Hugue Dufour's kooky cooking as much as we have, here's some good news: he and wife Sarah Obraitis will be manning the All-Clad Food Truck in Long Island City this Sunday, S ... More >>
VICE Munchies, the two-year-old Web series that has trained its lens on the likes of David Chang, Andrew Carmellini, Brooks Headley, and Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis, has just kicked off a new season with an episode featuring Wylie Dufresne. As per the series's usual format, the chef ha ... More >>
When dinner service commenced at M. Wells, snow clung to the stunted bushes outside. Now that we've heard the sad news that a rapacious landlord is kicking facsimile Montreal diner M. Wells out of its location on one of Long Island City's most obscure blocks, it's time to gaze back fondly at ... More >>
Robert SietsemaWe'll always have offal.Alas! It seems that M. Wells is not long for this world.
MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.Yesterday, Noah Bernamoff spoke with us about his plans for Mile End, the phenomenally successful smoked-meat mecca he opened a little more than a year ago in Boerum Hill. Today, he talks with us about his grandmother's recipes, keeping tradition ... More >>
A trip up over the border to the great French north
CHOW.comThe lovely lobster mushroom.Although there's still no sign that M. Wells will be opening for dinner anytime soon, the restaurant will be extending its hours tonight in order to serve its customers a menu featuring mushrooms harvested from the Gaspé peninusla, Québec, and ... More >>
Ken MaldonadoTim O'Leary keeps watch over the sidewalk outside his shop.On a recent Sunday evening, a teenager came into Timmy O's Frozen Custard and waited nervously by the door. When owner Timmy O'Leary offered him a custard sample, he declined, opting for a cheeseburger. Another young guy ... More >>
750g.comThe mighty, meaty tourtière. Having already bestowed poutine and Montreal bagels upon us, New York's French-Canadian expat population is about to bless us with an arguably even greater gift: tourtière.
Christine CikowskiWhen the weather turns cold and holiday season kicks into full gear, in French Canada the masses turn to meat pie. Not those modest Cornish pasties found in England, but those super-pregnant beefy tarts with their perfect little vent holes we remember from weekday afternoon ... More >>