With tens of thousands of brick-and-mortar restaurants and even more kiosks, delis, and roadside stands where you can grab a bite to eat, there's no place in the world like New York City when it comes to food and drink--you could spend your entire life eating and drinking here without conquering all ... More >>
The city's first Uyghur restaurant offers a multicultural menu
Truffle chawan mushi from EN Japanese Brasserie (click on image to enlarge) What does it mean to call a dish "astonishing"? Well, it has to be beautiful to look at, innovative within its canon, and perfectly executed. It has to surprise as well as satisfy. Such a designation can occur only ... More >>
The "boiled beef with hot-spicy sauce" is every bit as mouth searing as it looks, but there are plenty of blander options -- such as "special spinach pancake" -- on Lu Xiang Yuan's menu. Like an arcing missile, Chinese cuisine in New York moves so fast, you can barely keep track of it. Thus, ... More >>
A Russian neighborhood gets a German beer garden and roadkill chicken
The frightening Taliban invasion of the Afghan capital Kabul, courtesy of Al Jazeera's Todd Baer. Compare the CNN and Al Jazeera stories. Bailout? If by accident of birth, you were in Kabul yesterday, you'd be dying to bail out. You would have been running for your life while crazed Taliban storm ... More >>
Videogames as gold-medal sport? Not this year, pal.
A crowd at Ramstein Air Base welcomes the flight bearing Michael Durant, an Army Warrant Officer who had been released after being taken hostage in Somalia in October 1993. (DOD) All the excitement over Wednesday night's presidential address on Iraq means little attention is being devoted to the U ... More >>
Pay attention to Sacha Baron Cohen's comic take on America. You might just something learn.
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