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  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Get Super Drunk and Play a Power Dreidel Drinking Game Before Hanukkah is Over

    Tonight marks the seventh night of Hanukkah and, if you've been observing the holidays, you're probably ready to do something other than marvel at lights and pretend like you wanted those socks. But it's Friday! And before you pack up the menorah, make like a Maccabee and play Power Dreidel. Here's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    How to Make the Blonde Manhattan from Lilium

    Lady Gaga, Scarlett Johansson, Veronica Lake, Danny Bowien. Recognizable names? Sure. Blond New Yorkers? You bet. (Looks like you're one of us now, Danny.) Lighten up your drink order this holiday with the Blonde Manhattan from Lilium in Union Square. Being served as a tribute to the 79th annivers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #6

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #4

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #2

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2012

    Hanukkah Face-Off: Ashkenazi Dish #1

    Hanukkah is a time for enjoying Jewish culinary traditions with family and friends, and to that end we present a daily competition between Ashkenazi and Sephardic food, going up around sunset on the first seven days of Hanukkah - and presenting a wrap-up as the sun goes down on the eighth day. Whose ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Watch a Clip of the Sweet Love Story Behind an Arizona Deli

    It's nearly Hanukkah and Jewish food is really having a moment. Yesterday, Grub Street posted this trailer for Deli Man, a documentary about the historic, giant menu joints featuring footage of Larry King, Jerry Stiller, and many slices of pastrami. Sadly, it appears that family-owned delis from aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    The Winners Of The 2012 Village Voice Web Awards

    It's finally here! The 2012 Web Awards winners have been chosen. Check them out after the jump to see if your favorites took home the coveted foam hand trophy. And if they didn't make it? There's always next year (and feel free to complain in the comments section).

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    See a Photo of Drake Cooking with Guy Fieri

    If pictures could talk, would this one explain why rapper Drake spent the weekend in the kitchen with Guy Fieri? The improbable friends look to be extremely focused on proper plating techniques -- because they're fancy, huh-- and not appearing overly studied in front of the camera. The Instagramed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    10 Best Restaurants to Book for Christmas Eve Dinner

    Walking around Lower Manhattan these past few nights, it is clear that something is in the air. Literally. Take a deep breath in and find your lungs greeted by wave of pine from the tightly wrapped trees that now seem to line every street corner. By next week, it will be impossible to dodge the ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Boycott at Brooklyn Wendy's Apparently Causes Owner to Rehire Worker Fired For Striking

    Management at a Downtown Brooklyn Wendy's probably thought it was sending a stern message to its staff after one of its employees was fired this morning for participating in yesterday's city-wide walkout. Well, just hours after laying down the law, it appears that the owner stepped in and hired th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Is Gael Greene Seeking a New Assistant?

    It certainly seems that way from this posting on Good Food Jobs. According to the description, a "well-known food critic/novelist/magazine writer with office in West 70's," is looking for an eager, organized, food lover to do "everything [she] would do [her]self" if there were a few more hours in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2012

    James Beard Foundation Reminds Cookbook Authors to Nominate Their Work

    The James Beard Foundation tweeted yesterday that there are three weeks left to submit cookbook entries for the 2013 James Book Awards.

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2012

    The Racist Tweet War Against Obama Comes To New York

    It's no doubt that a few people were devastated when Romney lost the election. And by 'few people,' we mean everyone on this site. Oh, and this young kid, too. The 48 percent of the country that wanted Romney in (or, more so, wanted Obama out of) the White House was defeated by the ty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Preparing for Power: 5 Ways to Sanitize Your Kitchen After Sandy

    According to the most recent reports, many of you will have your power restored by this weekend and will begin rebuilding your homes and lives. Hopefully, you've already had a chance to asses any damage, as well as grab some belongings and clean up. In case you haven't had that opportunity, here ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    5 Food Movies to Get You Through Hurricane Sandy

    Now that you've stocked up on water, soup and booze, we suggest you make like the New York Stock Exchange and take the rest of the day off. To help combat fears of Armageddon, curl up on the couch and spend a few hours with one of our five favorite food movies. Did your favorite film make the list?

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Where Am I Eating? Here's the Answer

    I was eating at Momofuku Ssam Bar. Their menu is constantly changing and never disappoints. Check back next week to play again. [See Where Else I Ate: Lotus Blue | Grey Dog | Spice Market]

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Our Most Hated Halloween Candy

    Trick or--wait, what? You only have Mike & Ike's? No thanks. Oh to be young and have your candy options controlled by those oddball neighbors. We know, it was a drag. But grown-up Halloween means never having to eat anymore off-brand Good and Plentys. So we've taken a Fork in the Road poll to find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    Sean Price: "Cornell West Is the Devil"

    Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.Sean Price is Twitter rap royalty. The Brooklyn-based M.C. is followed by your favorite rappers and his own timeline sparkles with a bunch of endearingly uncouth j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    The Cringe's John Cusimano On The Beatles' Vintage Gear, The Killers' Drummer, And New York's Best Chinese Restaurant

    Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. New York City-based rockers The Cringe released their fourth studio album, Hiding In Plain Sight, earlier this week. The Cringe is fronted up by John Cusimano, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    Smoke DZA on Old School Harlem Dust Smokers, The Canadian Border Patrol, And Whether 2Pac Is Alive In Cuba

    Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar will ask local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Smoke DZA is the Kushed God. Calling Harlem home, the weed connoisseur rapper has cultivated a fine crop of fans and can boast an army of 65k faithful Twitte ... More >>

  • Books

    October 3, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Twitter Abduction Hoaxster Kara Alongi Found Wandering Around New Jersey

    The 16-year-old New Jersey girl who caused a stir on Twitter over the weekend by claiming an intruder was in her house and asking followers to call 9-1-1 was found safe and sound wandering around the NJ Turnpike last night."The Clark Police Department is pleased to announce that at approximately 4: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2012

    Brand It, Post It, Sell It: How Millennials Are Reshaping Business As We Know It

    Laura Murray, an FIT student by day and live music photographer by night, has a fascination with exposure: "Being able to show people things that are going on all over the world sounds incredible." She admits on her website that she has a "slight case of wanderlust" and her dream job would be a band ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Skyzoo On Bed-Stuy's Breakfast Options And Supermarkets, Spike Lee, And Not Getting Signed By Jay-Z

    Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar will ask local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline. Skyzoo is a Bed-Stuy-raised rapper whose new album, A Dream Deferred, will be released at the start of October via the Brooklyn institution Duck Down. He ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Facing Contempt, Twitter Turns Over User's Records In Brooklyn Bridge Arrest Case

    Twitter rolled over in court today, turning over a fat sheaf of records subpoenaed by prosecutors in the case of Malcolm Harris, one of the people arrested last fall in a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge. In what is shaping up to be a landmark case for privacy in the digital era, prosecutors had dema ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    SHOOTING AT EMPIRE STATE BUILDING; 10 Shot, Gunman Dead *UPDATE*

    * 9:34 a.m. At least two people -- and as many as five -- have been shot outside of the Empire State Building (the tally is now at 10. see updates below), according to multiple reports.The shooting happened just before 9 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and East 34th Street.According to the @NY Scanner Twitter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    How To Make Spiced Crab Salad From Junoon

    [See More Recipes: Scallop Aguachile From Gran Electrica | Boozy Sparkling Watermelon Punch from the Smith] Today, we have a recipe for a spiced crab salad from Junoon, an upscale Indian restaurant in Flatiron. Headed by executive chef Vikas Khanna (who also happens to be a super hot chef), the fan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Guy Adams, Brit Journalist, Has Twitter Account Suspended for Criticizing NBC Olympics Coverage

    Because of our mutual interest in Scientology, Guy Adams and I have come to know each other in recent months. He's the Los Angeles-based reporter for the UK publication The Independent, and lately he's been taking aim at NBC's problems covering the London games. But he really ran into trouble when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Recipe: An Easy, Boozy Cherry Float

    [See More Daily Shots: Rhubarb and Apricot Margarita | Jamaica Margarita] The drink: Cherry Float The bar: Pounds & Ounces

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2012

    Recipe: Jamaica Margarita

    The drink: Jamaica Margarita The bar: Rocking Horse The price: $11 Ingredients: 1 ½ oz Herradura Silver, ½ oz triple sec, ¾ oz lime juice, ½ oz hibiscus tea syrup (simple syrup made with strong cold hibiscus tea instead of water) Glass: Highball Garnish: Lime wedge and hibiscus flower Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    Judge Rules Twitter Must Turn Over Protester's Tweets, Even Without A Warrant

    A Manhattan judge today ruled against Twitter, arguing that it had to turn over a protester's tweets to prosecutors, without the account user's consent and without a warrant. When we last checked in on the case of Malcolm Harris, a writer at The New Inquiry and one of 700 people arrested on the Bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Did You Know We're on Twitter? Follow us!

    Let's be real: It's 2012. You have a Twitter account. Take a moment today and follow us @ForkintheRoadVV. We promise you won't regret it.

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    New Petite Steak Menu at The Russian Tea Room

    The iconic Russian Tea Room on 57th street has come out with a new petite steak menu ($48). It's a steak dinner without the 64oz. commitment. The menu comes with a choice of meat and a side. The meat options are as follows: strip steak (6oz.), petite lamb T-Bone (10oz.), rib eye (6oz.), or the pet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Cheap Eat: Deep-Fried Mantou with Condensed Milk at Hot Kitchen

    Oily all over, white and fluffy on the inside -- deep-fried mantous are hard to come by in the East Village. This was in the appetizer section of Hot Kitchen and disguised under the label "fried little buns." Now with the exception of their American-Chinese food (stay far away from that section), Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Say Hello to Kimchi Taco, Reynards

    Reynards, from restaurateur Andrew Tarlow and chef Sean Rembold, opened early last week in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. The menu is similar to what's being served at Marlow and Diner -- the big difference is that there is a wood-fired oven and grill in the kitchen. [Eater NY] The Korean-inspire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Happy National Barbecue Month Steak Recipe

    May is National Barbecue Month, and though it's an unofficial holiday that no one really knows about, we here at Fork in the Road don't complain when it comes to food-centric holidays. So gather round your grills and steaks for a early summertime potluck. To celebrate, chef Max Hardy has given us a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    The Police Don't Need a Warrant to Subpoena Your Tweets, Judge Rules

    Twitter messages, obviously, are public. That's the point of social media: to share, to broadcast. But one of the reasons people continue to tweet -- and to post incriminating photographs of their youthful kegstands on Facebook -- is the illusion that they have some measure of control over what they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Six Reasons Why Your Phone Is Probably Ruining Your Concert Experience (And Everyone Else's)

    Two nights this week I trucked out to the Bell House to attend the Chickfactor 20th-anniversary shows, which honored the two-decade-old indiepop fanzine with performances by the likes of Versus, the Softies, and Small Factory. Pinned to some of the Bell House's walls was a sign asking the people in ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2012

    Muscling in at SXSW

    What happens when music's big names want to be rediscovered?

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    "What's The Presale Code Again?": A Guide To The Five Stages Of Ticketing Grief In 2012

    KraftwerkThe machines will always get you in the end. ​In an effort to "keep up," I follow a lot of New York-based music fans on Twitter. Which means that whenever tickets go on sale for an important show, whether at a venue large or small—Pulp at Radio City Music Hall, LCD Soundsystem a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2012

    Who Does Michael Bloomberg Love On Twitter? We Find Out With Twit Amore

    Because love is at least nominally in the air (Valentine's Day is Tuesday), the Internet has brought you a new tool to discover your digital crushes. Twit Amore is an app that allows you find out who you or someone you like to stalk loves on Twitter by simply entering a user's handle. According to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    M.I.A. Drives The Action In The "Bad Girls" Video

    In other "M.I.A. in a video" news, this morning also marked the premiere of the clip for "Bad Girls," a fleshed-out-by-Danja version of a track from her ViCKi LEEKZ mixtape. In the clip, Maya struts her stuff through a post-apocalyptic tableau where the highways are so empty, drivers can (and do) en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2012

    Twitter Censors Tweets but Pretends Not To [UPDATE]

    Twitter says that it's not censoring content even though it's clearly censoring content. But let's back up a bit. Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said Monday night that the microblogging site -- which has a rep for spreading revolution, disobedience, and Brits' bad jokes -- can basically filter tweets in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2012

    Rupert Murdoch Answers Twitter Question About Getting A 'Younger Woman'

    More on the bizarre saga of Rupert Murdoch on Twitter. He has gone on the offensive for SOPA, he has, for a period of time, followed this blogger for some still unknown reason, and now he's answering questions about snagging younger women. Screenshot after the jump.

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    What We Talk About When We Talk About SOPA

    SOPA, the Stop Internet Piracy Act, is the latest congressional move to put an end to the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material. The basic idea of SOPA -- now considered in the House of Representatives -- and its Senate analog, the Protect Intellectual Property Act, purportedly aims at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Kanye West's New Workout Plan For The Creative Class: DONDA

    Last night Kanye West thrillingly returned to Twitter in a blaze of glory, sending out a series of 140-character missives over the course of a few hours that outlined recent happenings in his life (firing his agent; getting in a snit over creative differences while in negotiations to work on the fil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Q&A: Rock And Roll Tedium's Craig Hamilton On Mick Jagger Browsing The Frozen-Food Aisle And Other Ways Stars Are Just Like Us

    Most people have a story about meeting someone famous—and most of those stories are dull. So why is an entire Tumblr site devoted to the most banal ones—"Did I ever tell you about the time... ?" is the header, but it's better known by its URL, Rock and Roll Tedium—such a riot? The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Live: Chris Webby Packs Irving Plaza, Scowls While Doing So

    ​Chris Webby Irving Plaza Thursday, December 29 Better than: A Republican debate. Chris Webby has "203" inked across his right side, a gothic "Connecticut" burned into the skin beneath his neck. There are the scattered images of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mario Brothers and Transformers a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Happiness Is on the Decline, at Least According to What We Tweet

    ​Scientists from the University of Vermont have undertaken an in-depth, extremely thorough examination of the emotions of the Twitterverse, and they've found that happiness is...decreasing. In the journal PLoS ONE, they write that "a gradual downward trend" is evident over the first half of 20 ... More >>

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