This week, our own Tejal Rao found the beauty in buckwheat at Nolita's Cocoron. Of the restaurant's signature soba, she writes that "the noodles here have soul and bite. A massive pot of water rolls in the back of the kitchen, sending up a clean, perfumed steam." This second location for husband an ... More >>
Kobina AmpahIt's usually the older, Soviet-era types from Sheepshead Bay who are in court, facing the usual illegal fishing charges. Most need a Russian interpreter. But none expect a lanky, bearded African man to rise to their side.
Kobina Ampah, 49, is a professional Ghanaian polyglot, an ... More >>
The author's view
Ed Sullivan Theater Marquee Roof
Wednesday, July 15
Like everybody else, the helicopters await Paul. First one, chopping ambiently over Broadway, then two more. When the 67-year old ex-Beatle finally comes onto the marquee roof of the David Letterman-occupied Ed Su ... More >>
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Tom Standage, business editor at The Economist and author of An Edible History of Humanity recently told Gourmet how he came up with the idea for his book: "Whe ... More >>