Robert Sand, 50, didn't just become America's most deplorable father overnight, it took stubborn determination and dogged non-commitment to neglect and dodge his children for more than a decade -- while racking up a $1.2 million child-support bill.
Sand went the extra mile to be that horrible, and ... More >>
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in every day (weekends, too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team.
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The roster of organ meats available at Minzhongle is indeed impressive.
In my capacity as scout for the Organ Meat Society, I've stumbled on a broad range of offal and other variety meats. It's easy enough to find liver, tongue, chitterlings, stomach tripe, sweetbreads, and even kidney, but there' ... More >>
It's a dog-eat-dog world out there. Here are some of the dogs who got eaten this week. Know of any restaurants or bars opening or closing? Drop us a line.Turns out, Vynl's Chelsea location isn't just closed for a fall cleaning.
Ha'chi Restaurant and Lounge, a Japanese fusion restaur ... More >>
Ian Chalermkittichai, formerly of Kittichai and currently at Ember Room, is taking over at Spot Dessert Bar from Pichet Ong. Chalermkittichai also recently opened a dessert bar in Bangkok.
Dominique Ansel, the ex-pastry chef at Daniel, is opening Dominique Ansel Bakery this October, wh ... More >>
This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema finds mostly hits and a few misses at the recently reopened St. Anselm: "The appetizers were terrif... Which is not to say a steady hand always rested on the tiller of the restaurant."
Sam Sifton approves of Danji: "Hooni Kim, who opened this place in Decembe ... More >>
In this week's Voice, Graham Rayman tells the story of the Newburgh 4 -- four men who "face possible life prison sentences for plotting to blow up two synagogues in the Riverdale section of the Bronx and to shoot down military airplanes at Stewart Airport." Rayman spoke with David William ... More >>
Bravotv.comA little something up his contempo Bangkok sleeve....
Annnd we were right: Former Top Chef winner and Perilla co-owner Harold Dieterle is indeed opening a restaurant in the former Philippe Chow Express space. The Times reports it will be serving "contemporary Thai fare in a casual ... More >>
Flavors used in the grilling traditions of Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and other Asian countries are becoming popular in American barbecue joints.
[Wall Street Journal]
Heinz ketchup is changing its 40-year-old recipe to lower the salt content. Fans of the original recipe fear the ch ... More >>
Hollywood's voyage to the Third Dimension is continuing apace with announced plans to re-release newly 3-D-ized versions of 2001, Star Wars, and The Passion of the Christ, but the first 3-D musical -- an all-star remake of The Sound of Music -- is proving to be more difficult than anticipated ... More >>
The Wooden Sushi Slicing Playset indoctrinates your three-year-old into the Cult of Sushi, but also teaches her knife skills, which could prove useful if other foodie children try to steal her lunchtime panino.
For those foodie parents who want the ultimate gift for their own toddler or the ... More >>
BrownstonerBrooklyn11211 reports that Planet Thailand, the cavernous pan-Asian restaurant that helped put Williamsburg on the restaurant map back in the '90s, has closed for good. The closure was confirmed by an employee at the restaurant's sister location in Chelsea, which will remain open. ... More >>
Now is the time to invest in wine, say experts, as prices of collectible vintages fell from 20 to 40 percent in the last four months of 2008. But collectors should act fast: prices are already on their way back up.
A Thai brewery has enlisted former backpackers and other foreign fans of ... More >>