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Venezuela

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    The 10 Best Restaurants for Munchies in NYC

    In this week's Village Voice, I probe the neuromechanics behind the munchies and why we crave certain foods while we're high. I also talk stoner cuisine, which seems to have taken off in recent years, driven by young, curious mouths who are pushing chefs to experiment with ever more esoteric ingredi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Martha's Andres Valbuena: Pop-Up Restaurants Are Like an Embryo -- They Need to Become a Person

    Martha (184 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-596-4147) chef Andres Valbuena loves a challenge. The Venezuela native set out to travel after a short-lived career in graphic design, landing kitchen jobs with internationally acclaimed chefs like Thomas Keller at the French Laundry, James Beard Award-winnin ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 10, 2013

    LIVIN' LA VIDA 
CRAY-CRAY

    An alternative 
worth looking into

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 3/15/13

    Here are the 10 best concerts to check out around the city this weekend, in no particular order.

  • Voice Choices

    March 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Concessions Will Return to Rockaways This Summer

    It might be hard to get tourists out to Rockaway Beach this summer, but concessions will be there even if the boardwalk might not be. At the Community Board 14 meeting on Tuesday night, the Queens Park Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski told the crowd that some amenities like lifeguards, bathrooms, a ... More >>

  • Film

    October 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Where Was I Eating? Union Square Cafe

    [See Where Else I Ate: Ai Fiori | Caracas Arepa Bar | Momofuku Noodle Bar] Congrats to lr3 who guessed Union Square Cafe. This is the yellowfin tuna burger with oozing ginger glaze on a toasted poppyseed bun.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    Where Am I Eating?

    [See Where Else I Ate: Ai Fiori | Caracas Arepa Bar | Momofuku Noodle Bar] It's time to play Where Am I Eating?, Fork in the Road's weekly restaurant photo guessing game. Take a look at the photo below, name the spot that serves the pictured dish, and leave your guesses in the comment sections. (If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    Where Was I Eating? Ai Fiori

    [See Where Else I Ate: Caracas Arepa Bar | Momofuku Noodle Bar] I was eating the scallops and bone marrow at Ai Fiori. Congrats to foodforfel for guessing it right. Michael White's bone marrow is adorned with raw scallops, black truffle, and potato puree.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    Where Am I Eating?

    [See Where Else We Ate: Caracas Arepa Bar | Momofuku Noodle Bar | Gastro Bar @ 35th Happy Monday. It's time to play Where Am I Eating?, Fork in the Road's weekly restaurant photo guessing game. Take a look at the photo below, name the spot that serves the pictured dish, and leave your guesses in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    Where Was I Eating? Caracas Arepa Bar

    You guessed it JLee. I was grabbing dinner at Caracas Arepa Bar in the East Village. It's delicious Venezuelan food. The crowds can get a bit intense sometimes, but it does have a take-out window.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Aubrey Lee Price Allegedly Jacked $17 Million From A Bank. Now He's Missing And Suicidal

    The United States Attorney's Office has filed charges against a Georgia man for allegedly embezzling more than $17 million from the bank he manages. The problem, however, is that he's now missing -- he's also apparently suicidal.Aubrey Lee Price has been missing since June 16, after he was last seen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Where Am I Eating? Here's a Clue

    Some great guesses coming in for this week's Where Am I Eating?, but I'm not dining at Cubana Café, La Mar, Yuca Bar, Coppelia, Yerba Buena, Boca Chica, Ceviche, Caracas, Mamajuana Café, or Tertulia. Very close, but no cigar. Here's a clue to help you guess where I'm eating.

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Where Was I Eating? Caracas Arepa Bar

    Lauren Shockey​ Looks like that last clue got us a winner. This week's Where Am I Eating? featured wall art from none other than Caracas Arepa Bar, located in the East Village.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2011

    Dish No. 34: Butternut Squash Soup at Caracas Arepa Bar

    Lauren ShockeyYou'll find a hint of fall in this butternut squash soup at Caracas Arepa Bar​Butternut squash soup -- a hallmark of autumnal dining if there were ever one -- is slowly beginning to creep again onto our city's menus. In about a month's time, expect to see it at all the farm-to-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Next Week, People's Pops Will Pop up on East 7th Street

    ​Between the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop, Van Leeuwen's, and Butter Lane's Blue Bell ice cream, East 7th Street is shaping up to be a frozen treats fantasia. And next week it will get even frostier, thanks to the good folks of People's Pops.

  • Voice Choices

    June 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    The Meat Hook and Roberta's Join Forces for Rockaway Beach Bar

    Kristine Paulus/flickrTacos no longer the only game in beach town.​Brooklyn Based has the details on the gastronerd paradise that will be Rockaway Beach this summer. And the plan sounds like a foodie hipster's wet dream.

  • Dining

    May 11, 2011

    Coppelia Wants to Cuba Your Peru

    Julian Medina's new place invents the Pan-Latin diner

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    The High Line Will Get Itself Some New Elevated Eats

    David Berkowitz/FlickrExtra nice with a dribbling lobster roll​ The food vendors lucky enough to win a spot on the High Line this summer are still being decided upon. But if the organization that runs the elevated park gets what they asked for in proposals due yesterday, April 14, New Yorkers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2011

    Rockaway Beach May Become the Next Gastronerd Paradise

    Like this, but with sustainably sourced fish tacos.​Back in February, Fany Gerson told us that she was thinking of partnering with Rockaway Taco to open a La Newyorkina concession stand on the Rockaway Beach boardwalk. It her plans materialize, it looks like she'll be in good company.

  • Columns

    March 2, 2011

    Mocha Mix

    Mexicans and the dark side

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    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 ...

  • Voice Choices

    February 23, 2011

    ARMY OF MANY

    What's hanging above your sofa?

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Get Your Ticket and Start Dieting Now: A Choice Eats Update

    ​Time to invest in a pair of pants with an elastic waistband. The good folks over at Choice Eats have informed us that 82 restaurants and eateries are currently participating in what's shaping up to be the best tasting event of all time.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Ask the Critics: What's a Fun Restaurant for a Teenager?

    iStockphotoFood to please both your teen and you​Marisa M. asks: I'm taking my young teenage cousin to dinner this week. Can you think of somewhere that's not too challenging that has like, yummy burgers or pizza and good people watching? Last time we went to Veselka. I want to take her to Mo ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Ippudo Tops Yelp's List of Top Restaurants in America

    Sarah DiGregorio2000 people have opined on this soup​ When a restaurant quotes two-hour wait times, you know that something special is going on there. Nevertheless, it's rather surprising that Ippudo came in as the most popular restaurant in America on Yelp this year with nearly 2000 reviews. ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 6, 2010

    Guayoyo Celebrates the 'Curvy Queen' of Venezuela

    A South American restaurant bundles up its cheese children

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and thus time to take a look over our collective shoulder, back at the week that was ... We ranked Our 11 Best Octopuses in NYC. Gabbana chef Ricardo Cardona talked modern Dominican food, why he hates being on TV, and how he manages six restaurants. This week's Top Chef: cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Caracas Versus Guayoyo: East Village Arepa Smackdown

    Guayoyo's arepa queso​Arepas--the Venezuelan griddled corn cakes stuffed with various good things--can be had at two East Village restaurants separated by a bare three blocks. Caracas Arepa Bar has been open since 2003 and is so popular that they recently expanded to Brooklyn. Guayoyo opened a ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Harina PAN: The Secret to a Great Arepa

    Harina Pan made this arepa awesome.​A few nights ago, at Roneria Caracas in Williamsburg, a man was overheard asking about the signature arepas. He wasn't curious about what they came stuffed with or how much an order cost. Rather, he was interested in making them at home. The manager kindly s ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 12, 2010
  • Film

    December 8, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    November 24, 2009
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    July 1, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    March 25, 2009

    JESUS IS MY HOMEBOY

    Older than 33 need not apply

  • Voice Choices

    October 22, 2008
  • NYC Life

    August 1, 2006
  • News

    November 22, 2005

    Heading South

    Bubbling crude plans by the Bush team aimed at Venezuela's Chávez

  • Film

    July 26, 2005
  • Dining

    September 7, 2004

    2 Torn 2B Worn

    Leaning toward China at Flatbushian Guyanese restaurant

  • Film

    December 9, 2003
  • Art

    July 8, 2003

    Power Vacuum

    'Unmitigated Disaster' at the 50th Venice Biennale

  • News

    October 22, 2002

    Uncle Sam's Crude Solution

    Our Expensive, Deadly Role as Global Oil Police

  • NYC Life

    July 17, 2001
  • News

    April 24, 2001

    Tearing Down the Wall

    Two Views of Democracy Battle in Quebec City

  • Music

    May 18, 1999

    Wide World Webs

    Three Ways To Purée a Planet

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