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Great sandwiches can be humble, flashy, delicate, gut-busting. What they have in common is that they're built with care and made to carry. It's a tough sandwich competition in New York, but from patty melts and lobster rolls to meatball p ... More >>
Ben & Jerry'sNot all that ballsy, as it happensIt seems that taste tests, like geese, travel in flocks. Or at least that's one way to account for the three that we've stumbled upon in the past six hours alone.
India: like a taco, only bigger.Given that kati rolls are basically Indian burritos, and that everyone these days seems intent on serving the world's cuisines on a tortilla, it seems only fitting that someone has gone and plopped the flavors of South Asia in a taco.
photo courtesy of Tyler KordYou won't catch Tyler Kord of No. 7 elbowing his way through the greenmarket. He tells Food Republic -- the online food publication backed by Marcus Samuelsson -- that he is not impressed by chefs who glorify pristine local ingredients:
foodnetwork.comEddie Huang is on a bit of streak today: Not only did Sam Sifton give a glowing shout-out to the Chinese New Year dinner Huang threw with Tyler Kord at No. 7 last night, but the Brooklyn Flea has announced that dude will be a guest-vendor at the market, starting this Sunday.
Rebecca MarxNo. 7 Sub's General Tso's tofu.
The end product of coagulated, molded soy milk, tofu is one of America's most beleaguered foods, ridiculed for its wobbly texture and inherently bland flavor. And that's a shame, because the favorite whipping boy of the vegetarian/vegan world has a ... More >>
2011, year of the (very cute) rabbit.Although Eddie Huang has been relatively quiet since the sudden demise of Xiao Ye, he's managed to keep himself busy. Among other things, he's plotting a move to Brooklyn - at least for two nights in February.
Huang writes in to say that he'll be in the ... More >>
Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now: Fork in the Road's handy list of some of our favorite dishes--old standbys and new finds alike--compiled daily.
Today's pick: the General Tso's Tofu sandwich ($9) at No. 7 Sub.
No. 7 Sub's General Tso's TofuLast week, after months of drooling anticipation, No. 7 Sub Shop opened its doors in the Ace Hotel, becoming the newest member of what is effectively the city's most pedigreed food court. Long before the shop opened, Tyler Kord had earned a reputation as somethin ... More >>
It's now 6:42. The crowds are thickening, the music is getting louder, the men at the Tiffin Wallah table next door have turned into perpetual motion machines. Serving ladels go up and down, up and down like oil drills.
Stomach real estate is becoming an increasingly precious commodity. But one mu ... More >>
Tyler Kord, No. 7's no. 1 sandwich man.Back in October, No. 7's Tyler Kord gave us a sneak peak of the sandwiches he'd be serving at the No. 7 sub shop at the Ace Hotel, which he expected to open sometime in December or January.
Today, Florence Fabricant brings word that the shop, which wil ... More >>
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The towering Tyler KordAlthough his new sub shop is at least three months away from opening, No. 7's chef, Tyler Kord, was able to offer FiTR a few savory tidbits about the place, which will be located cheek by jowl with Stumptown and the Breslin at the Ace Hotel. The take-out only shop "is a ... More >>