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    November 10, 2014

    This Week's Five Best Food Events

    Brave the arctic blast this week; you'll be rewarded at these five events.

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    February 19, 2014

    Make Harlem's Mountain Bird a Destination

    Visiting Chef Kenichi Tajima's spartan uptown nest

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    November 27, 2013
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    November 27, 2013

    Truffles are In: Here's Where to Celebrate in NYC

    Thanksgiving may be a joyous affair, but it's the beleaguered gateway to Christmas. The good news is, it's also the height of white truffle season and the harbinger of black truffle season. And this year, we're seeing some the best fungus we've seen in a while. You don't have to go to a overcrowde ... More >>

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    November 19, 2013

    Truffle Season: Take a Walk on the Wild Side with these Decadent Dinners

    By all accounts, 2013 has been an amazing year for truffles so far. White truffles are streaming in from Alba in higher quality and greater quantity than we've seen in several years, which means they're also cheaper than in scant years, which also tend to bring poorer specimens. For chefs, a great ... More >>

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    November 5, 2013

    Michael White's Classico e Moderno, our Cookbook of the Week

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    A Voce's Olivier Flosse: "The Cocktail Is as Dangerous as a Kiss."

    I was running late for a meeting. "On my way!" I texted. "Should I sent u an white horse to welcome u"? I didn't quite know the sender well enough to know how seriously to take the request. There are, after all, white horses in Central Park, which is where I was headed. "Please!" I replied as I l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    What Can You Do With a Truffle?

    This black truffle was purchased recently at Chelsea Market. The loamy smell is intense, and it comes wrapped in a paper towel. But it looks like a lump of coal. This is the season when area specialty food stores carry fresh black truffles, and sometimes white ones, too. You can get them at Chelse ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Where To Splurge During Truffle Season

    Truffle season is in full swing, and restaurants are doling them out with the fungi's notoriously high price tags. If you're a truffle fiend, indulge in a tasting menu. For the newb, maybe a small dish or one of these special deals is your best bet, but the delicacy is best served in a steaming plat ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Because Bulldogs Can't Find Truffles in Tompkins Square Park

    Since he found no luck truffle-hunting with a bulldog in Tompkins Square Park (obviously), Frank Prisinzano planned a do-over in Piedmont -- with a trained truffle hound. Prisinzano, the restaurateur and meatball-slinging chef behind the downtown Italian restaurants Frank, Lil' Frankie's, Supper, ... More >>

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    May 25, 2012

    Serendipity 3 Serving World's Most Expensive Burger

    What's in the world's most expensive burger? Apparently Japanese Waygu beef, 10-herb white truffle butter, Salish Alderwood smoked Pacific sea salt, cheddar cheese, hand-made and cave-aged for 18 months by famed cheesemaker James Montgomery of Somerset, England. Plus shaved black truffles, a fried ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Romera: Looking Back at the Brief Life of New York's Neurogastronomy Restaurant

    Over the weekend, Romera, the "neurogastronomy" restaurant located in the basement of the Dream Hotel, shuttered after only six months in business. For those who had eaten at the restaurant recently, the news didn't come as any big surprise. Although the chef, Dr. Miguel Sanchez Romera, had modifie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Make Chef Yuhi Fujinaga's Wild Mushroom Croquetas

    Yuhi Fujinaga​Filled with savory ham, chicken, beef, veal, or vegetables -- and often made creamy with a healthy helping of bechamel -- croquetas have long been a popular plate, whether served on the Iberian peninsula or as far away as Indonesia. At Bar Basque (839 6th Avenue), Chef Yuhi Fuj ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Back to Black Truffles

    KjundstormA few slivers of this will set you back a couple of paychecks.‚ÄčA few months ago we brought news of the white truffle occupation of Manhattan. Well, now white's on the decline and black truffles are making their way into your macaroni and cheese. Only this time, everyone seems to be jumpi ... More >>

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    October 22, 2011

    White Truffles Occupy New York

    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 >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Josh Capon of Burger & Barrel Reveals His Favorite Fast Food Burger

    Photo courtesy Josh CaponJosh Capon, Equal Opportunist When It Comes to Meat and Seafood​ Josh Capon is a busy man these days, helming both Soho staple Lure Fishbar and his newer venture Burger & Barrel, located on Houston Street. Wanting to know his patty philosophy, we called him up and got ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    World's Most Irritating Restaurant Now Permanently Serving the World's Most Expensive Hot Dog

    It looks better than this dog, promise​Perhaps discontented with holding records for selling the world's most expensive ice cream sundae and the world's largest hot chocolate, screaming kiddie mecca Serendipity 3 is now permanently dishing up the world's most expensive hot dog. So what do you ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    Make Benoit's Seasonal Local Vegetable Cookpot with Fresh Black Truffle, Courtesy of Chef Philippe Bertineau

    Benoit's Seasonal Local Vegetable Cookpot with Fresh Black Truffle​For those who bemoan the scarcity of fresh produce at the farmer's market during the bleak months of a New York winter, don't forget that in France black winter truffle season is in full swing. Benoit is offering the illustriou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Food Blogger Cries 'Foodie Fatigue,' but Has No Discernible Plans to Stop Blogging

    Apparel of the damned.​On this verrry slow news week traditionally reserved for a final onslaught of year-end round-ups/pronouncements, The Chicago Tribune's Christopher Borrelli has bestowed upon the Interweb "a plea for calm." Borrelli, a general assignments reporter writes about food and bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Henan Feng Wei in Flushing

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema discovers unfussy, "amazing!" Northern Chinese at Henan Feng Wei in Flushing. Sam Sifton pokes a bit of fun at expense-account-friendly Lavo: "The menu is Italian by way of a steakhouse, and if the food isn't totally awesome, the portions are huge. You'll lov ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Didier Elena of Adour Explains the French and Their Chickens

    But he likes him some pastrami sandwiches​ Didier Elena, executive chef of Alain Ducasse's Adour, began work at the St. Regis Hotel's famed restaurant this summer, but is constantly keeping his eyes peeled for seasonal eats with the onset of fall. Yesterday, we got Elena's take on champagne ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Vict ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Special Occasion Oysters from BLT Prime

    For this week's VV dining newsletter newsletter (sign up here), Chris Leahy of BLT Prime gave writer Hailey Eber a dressed-up oyster recipe, perfect for New Year's Eve or a Christmas Day lunch. Widow's Hole Oyster Company harvests oysters from Greenport Harbor off the coast of Long Island. Leah ... More >>

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    January 14, 2003

    Five Voyages

    Commercial Evolution on Perry Street