"Were those used in the London Olympics?" whispered our dining companion as we sat down at the bar at The Fourth. He was referring to the sculpture work hanging from the ceiling, which is oddly reminiscent of the hospital beds into which children were tucked in the opening ceremonies as dozens of Ma ... More >>
We've been offered a lot of fairly obvious flu-fighting tips lately, like avoiding close contact with sick people and washing our hands. But what to eat and drink? Chefs fight off the flu with some interesting homemade concoctions, featuring guest appearances from ingredients like cachaça, raw eg ... More >>
[See More Recipes: Sriracha Ice Cream Shake: With Booze! | Marijuana Brownies: The Best Way To Make Them | Creamy Vegetable Chowder from Tocqueville] Wonton soup is a love/hate kind of soup. Sloppy in a good way, filling, cheap, feels like a healthier choice than pork fried rice--it seems to be a g ... More >>
Each week, we feature a recipe from one of New York City's restaurants. Today, it's a creamy chowder from Tocqueville starring early summer squash and spring vegetables from the Union Square Greenmarket.
Wednesday, May 30 Tocqueville's New Greenmarket Menu Tocqueville's Greenmarket menu is launching on Wednesday. The Greenmarket menu is available for lunch ($39) and dinner ($55) with a wine pairing for an extra $30. It's filled with the freshest produce available at the market. Thursday, May 31 Bo ... More >>
Jason Lawless has ascended to the position of Tocqueville's chef de cuisine. [Eater] The Bedford in Williamsburg is also getting a new chef--Jason Michael Giordano, formerly of Hotel Griffou. [Grub Street]
Lou MannaSD26 gets a fungus. Smell that earthy, funky aroma? It's white truffle season once again. Last year Josh Capon's white-truffle-laden burger at B&B was a huge hit, and it's back on the menu this year. The flavor bomb features robiola cheese, truffle oil, and a hand-shaved pile of whi ... More >>
Think you could be a better cook if only you had a kitchen like a five-star chef? Maybe not. Mehangir Mehta of the newly opened Mehtaphor, Anita Lo of Annisa, and husband-and-wife team Jo-Ann Makovitzky and Marco Moreira of Tocqueville and 15 East are among chefs with tiny apartment kitchens. ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Thanksgiving Dinner Agua Dulce Thursday, November 25 Staying in the city this year? Spice up your T-Day with the flavors of the Caribbean, Central America, and Sout ... More >>
Tocqueville is getting a new chef de cuisine. David Coleman left the restaurant and Gregory Vernick, a Jean Georges and Pe Se alum, is taking over. [Eater] Pranna is getting a new menu designed by its fourth chef in less than two years of operation. Keith Kornfeld's vision is "food focused o ... More >>
The long-awaited opening of Marea has finally arrived. Michael White of Convivio and Alto fame is bringing handmade pasta to the table, as well as small plates like lardo on sea urchin crostini. [Daily Candy] Another long-time-coming newcomer is Aldea, masterminded by David Bouley and Tocqueville a ... More >>
Perhaps the suckling pic in Tocqueville's crispy terrine was related to this guy, who decorated their table.Last night, I hit the Dining in New York City book launch and tasting benefiting Citymeals-on-Wheels. The book, from photographer Jan Bartelsman, features a look inside and at the food ... More >>
Can't make, or afford, tomorrow's chef's tasting and book launch for Jan Bartelsman's Dining in New York benefiting Citymeals-on-Wheels? Even if you're not attending, you can still buy raffle tickets to support the charity, and perhaps win a foodie prize for yourself. Yes, this is precisely what Oba ... More >>
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