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...opening in Broadway musicals this spring. The delectable assortment was compiled by Time Out New York's Adam Feldman, and it covers all the bases of hotness, which of course means talent, integrity, dedication, smarts, and Fosse hands. And did I mention that physical appearance had something to ... More >>
Pete Wells's uncensored review of Guy Fieri's Times Square hangout took a turn for the, um . . . rhetorical. But other reviews (and one personal essay from our Nick Greene about the restaurant's opening night) had some thoughts on Guy's American Kitchen and Bar. They found interesting ways to descr ... More >>
Here are some ways to help with Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts: The Bowery Mission is looking for help through their Twitter feed. You can donate Blood. In Red Hook, food is being distributed in three areas. If you have any spare goods, some of these spots are also taking donations.
Complex launched a handsome new food site this week. First We Feast is headed by editor-in-chief Chris Schonberger, previously an associate editor at Time Out New York. Liz Barclay, an occasional Voice contributor, is a photographer on the FWF team.
[See More Under Review: Robert Sietsema At Ootoya; Tejal Rao At Sorella | Robert Sietsema at Hazar; Tejal Rao at Ken & Cook Robert Sietsema goes to Ootoya, also known as "the Denny's of Japan." There's a lot of diversity in the menu and save for the skanky sea urchin, the restaurant did fairly well ... More >>
See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Robert Sietsema files a piece on Rosemary's in the West Village. He compares the restaurant's recipes to that of Italian pasta guru Alfredo Viazzi: "While one is often well-advised not to stray into secondi in Tuscan-style restaurants bec ... More >>
Tejal Rao hits up French country-bistro fare at Calliope in the East Village. Although there were a few glitches in the service, she is overall impressed: "Pity the person who orders the roast chicken, a breast covered in a glorious, impossibly golden skin, beside a cigar of rich, confit-stuffed cab ... More >>
[See More Under Review: Tejal Rao at Reynards; Robert Sietsema at Yemen Café | Robert Sietsema at Pete Zaaz; Tejal Rao at Landbrot | Tejal Rao at Pok Pok Ny; Robert Sietsema on Eldridge Street] Robert Sietsema says that although Mission Chinese is not completely authentic Sichuan food, it is likab ... More >>
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See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Tejal Rao goes to Reynards at the Wythe Hotel and advises patrons to look out for the specials: "A dish of whole fried sardines, layered like the petals of some awesome flower, came one afternoon with roasted potatoes, yogurt, and a gene ... More >>
See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Robert Sietsema tries the Sichuan fare at Little Pepper: "The tiny chunks of light and dark meat lurk among bales of toasted red chiles, and for once, the peppers seem to have conferred their hotness on the poultry. Raw sesame seeds scat ... More >>
GoogaMooga was a hot mess. In attempt to alleviate the criticisms directed at them, Superfly's Jon Mayers tells Time Out New York that they will be offering full refunds for ExtraMooga ticket holders. "We are offering a 100% refund to anyone who attended ExtraMooga: the full ticket price, credit ca ... More >>
Thank you Time Out New York and Adam Feldman for assembling photos of these incredibly talented, ambitious, and, um, hot looking guys who are lighting up our stages this season. (Above: Jaz Sealey. Photo by Matt Stokes) Oh, and they feature the 10 hottest women too!
Here are the latest newcomers to New York City's cutthroat dining scene. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Chef Peter Hoffman's former Savoy space, said the be one of the original farm-to-table restaurants, will re-open as Back Forty West this week. The SoHo sister restau ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation Awards are looming ahead, honoring cooks nationwide, but for a cheffy awards celebration closer to home, check out the Time Out Food & Drink Awards, which is now open for voting. "Time Out New York's Food & Drink Awards is one of my favorite annual projects," says e ... More >>
The Beets have been a YIMBY obsession since the summer of 2009, when we dubbed them "one of the most underappreciated bands in New York"a demented rapture-strum on the very cusp of the peachy, beachy, kiwicore explosion of Captured Tracks. Two years later, these hand-scribbled mischief-makers ... More >>
Yesterday the New York Times announced that Bill Keller will step down as the executive editor and be replaced by managing editor Jill Abramson, while Keller will focus on just writing. Keller seems to have started this transition when he took on a column in the redesigned New York Times Maga ... More >>
Chantal Martineau of Fork in the Road concocted a cocktail called Norman Mailer -- a bi-alcohol Manhattan variation finished with an aerosol spray of eau de vie. You've heard of pop-up restaurants and pop-up bars? Well, last night we witnessed the phenomenon of pop-up bartenders, as scribes ... More >>
TONYTastier than eating a magazineThe city's latest beer isn't a new seasonal ale or anything like that. Nope, it was created as part of a marketing campaign to celebrate weekly mag Time Out New York's beer issue, which is being billed as the city's ultimate guide. No longer just magazine s ... More >>
warren lynn via FlickrTuesday night's not-quite-apocalyptic snowfall blanketed the city with up to 10 inches of snow, and while the last big storm wreaked havoc on the city, New Yorkers were ready and waiting for iteration two. This time we dusted off our sleds.
The Food NetworkAll's fair...Although he didn't mince words when Time Out New York gave Xiao Ye a less-than-flattering review, Eddie Huang's reaction to Sam Sifton's no-star appraisal of his restaurant has been uncharacteristically subdued. Huang took to Twitter last night to write, "@samsift ... More >>
Michael Anstendig/Time Out New YorkMark Iacono on the right, Anthony Bourdain's #1 fan on the left.Oh, those pizzaiolos, so unexpectedly reminiscent of Robert Moses in their hunger for expansion. Fresh on the heels of Mathieu Palombino's declaration that he'd like to open a version of Motorin ... More >>
Sorry to startle you, but Viagara Falls--the off Broadway "comedy" which Time Out New York's Adam Feldman said "falls somewhere between watching your grandparents masturbate and watching them go to the bathroom"--is returning like explosive diarrhea.
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OK then. Credit.I wanted to go see power-pop deities the Buzzcocks at Irving Plaza last night, but unfortunately I had to watch some butt-licking basketball team deep-six professional sports in Cleveland for the next several decades, so. Seems like it was a great show, even with the bomb scar ... More >>
Jolie Ruben/Time Out New YorkBiscuits and fried food, hooray! Well, the day has finally arrived: After a two-year hiatus, Pies 'n' Thighs is open for business. Gothamist has a shot of the menu, complete with anthropomorphized illustrations of some of the animals the restaurant serves. Expect ... More >>
Time Out NYNo burgers for NolitaFirst, Shake Shack bowed to community pressure and withdrew their application for a beer license. Now, the NIMBY Nolita neighbors who railed against the opening of a Shake Shack at 47 Prince Street have gotten their way entirely. Just about 20 minutes ago, the ... More >>
In this month's Columbia Journalism Review, Robert Sietsema pens a feature on the history of restaurant reviewing; the importance of anonymity; the increasing number of writers not only identifying themselves, but also accepting free meals; and how food blogs and sites like Yelp have changed the lan ... More >>
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Clearly, the ground beef recall has not slaked the food press's hunger for more burger coverage. Today, yet another discussion of the ground beef patty sandwich has surfaced in Time Out New York. This one is notable for the fact that it lists the burger favorites of luminaries like Anita Lo, ... More >>
Lot 2Scott Bridi, who was just named a "pioneering chef" by Time Out New York for his work at Lot 2 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is actually about to leave the restaurant for other projects.
Julianna Barwick, whose delightfully warm and echoing "Bode" graced this site yesterday, stopped by the Time Out New York offices to give a live demonstration of her ethereal one-woman choir technique. On display: the adept vocal range she bragged about to us yesterday; loops in action; and what ap ... More >>
Brooklyn lo-fi noise punk: unlikely well of local magazine bachelor profiles! First came New York's "totally weird" profile of Dustin Payseur, of Beach Fossils, who spoke about the Brooklyn warehouse scene and Urban Outfitters by way of providing an example of your typical, strugglin' New Y ... More >>
Last night Broadway dimmed its lights for Natasha Richardson, who died Wednesday after a freak accident on a ski slope. Her family and friends held her wake in New York today; she will be interred in Dutchess County. Press accounts scour the story for angles: Why did it take four hours to get her to ... More >>
Our relief that we did our Fashion Week time early and indie continues unabated. After the previously-reported "near riot," we now hear from Time Out New York that on Sunday the Bryant Park air rang with PETA chants, and the runway ran with Donna Karan. "The clothes were what you would expect from D ... More >>
In New York magazine, Will Leitch tells us that new Jets QB Brett Favre does not and will not come up to the standards of Joe Namath. Broadway Joe, Leitch explains, was sexist and suave, man enough to wear panty hose and make Super Bowl guarantees; Favre is a small-market gomer whose "main two spons ... More >>
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