Dish no. 6: Smoked trout from Nordic Preserves (Essex Market, 120 Essex Street, 646-450-4544)
On the streets of Williamsburg and throughout Manhattan, the idea of preserving something from years ago, like a vintage Vespa or your grandmother's sewing machine, is very much in style. In the last year alone, three of the most hyped restaurants have been based on old Jewish culinary traditions: R ... More >>
Summer equals seafood. Fresh, raw, and unadulterated, nothing compares to scoring a seat at a glistening metal bar on a steamy NYC day, the slight damp from the swipe of a recent wipe down cooling your baked skin, while an oversized platter of chilled shellfish and crisp glass of wine appear before ... More >>
Lobster Place's uni (sea urchin) was breezy and briny, and got a grade of A-. As part of the current evolution of Chelsea Market, old tenants are grabbing more space and revamping their premises to provide more opportunities for the sale of prepared food. In this connection, seafood distributor an ... More >>
With football season underway, Jets and Giants fans don't agree on much. From the sidelines, however, chef Aaron Sanchez, of Food Network's Heat Seekers and Chopped, has created two tasty tailgate dishes for Gang Green and G-Men devotees to devour, regardless of touchdowns or team turmoil. Jets fans ... More >>
[See More Favorites: 5 Cooling Dishes to Help You Beat the Heat | 5 Best Cheap Eats on Eldridge Street] Despite the hype, Baja-style fish tacos have never quite gotten the traction here we might have expected, still constituting something of a gastronomic rarity in New York. Following are the seven ... More >>
The Claw opened last month on 23rd Street, dishing up a menu of seafood rolls and other treats from the ocean, including lobster mac and cheese and chowder. Wanting to know how its signature lobster roll stacked up, we popped in for a quick bite.
Lauren ShockeyLobster rolls? Yes, please.We've already highlighted the 10 Best Things to Eat on 23rd Street, but it looks like there soon might a new contender for good eating on the busy thoroughfare. Signage is up at the Claw, a soon-to-open lobster roll joint located at 269 West 23rd Str ... More >>
Strufoli at Patsy's.Patsy's is serving its traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes this holiday season. It consists of calamari or baccala salad, linguine with frutti di mare sauce, and a choice of shrimp scampi, stuffed calamari, shrimp fra diavolo, or tilapia livornese. For dessert, as usu ... More >>
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Bucatini con le sarde ($15) at Donatella Pizzeria (184 Eighth Avenue, Chelsea, 212-493-5150)
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes -- old standbys and new finds alike -- compiled daily. Today's pick: Smoked salmon and cream cheese pretzel sandwich ($7) from Sigmund Pretzel (29 Avenue B, 646-410-0333).
Luke's Lobster Roll with pen for size perspectiveWhen Fork in the Road caught up with Luke Holden of Luke's Lobster last month, he (very politely) threw down the gauntlet on the subject of fancy $30 lobster rolls: ...seeking a $30 lobster roll was never an intention of mine when I moved to t ... More >>
Pinche's fish taco features a surfeit of crema and limes. Today is Cinco de Mayo, which commemorates the Mexican army's victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. And although the holiday is celebrated predominately in Puebla (and, of course throughout the United States) ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Luke's LobsterLuke HoldenLuke Holden is loathe to call himself a chef -- "I am no chef" were his first words after he picked up the phone to talk to us -- but he inarguably knows a thing or two about how to make a superlative lobster roll. The son of the owner of one of Main ... More >>
Luke's lobster roll will soon be joined by chowda Luke's Lobster had, until now, contented itself with serving well-priced lobster, shrimp and crab rolls to the East Village. But starting next week, just in time for cold weather, look for chowders--but don't expect homemade.
Bravo Last night, Top Chef gave us the Most Very Special Episode of All, Restaurant Wars! And yes, there were some casualties -- of common sense, egos, and, of course, one hapless chef. And while the episode was not quite the shit show of seasons past, the fan still received its fair share of ... More >>
Seafood is the great meeting ground of culinary preferences, the foodstuff where all tastes converge. Need a restaurant to please a big crowd? Seafood serves the purpose. Need a place where the scarf ranges from a bland white filet (perfect for dyspeptics) to a quivering raw oyster squirted w ... More >>
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