New Jersey Pizzeria Claims to Be Older than Lombardi's; Staten Island Restos Boast the Most 'A' Grades
A pizzeria in Trenton, New Jersey, is claiming that it, and not Lombardi's in Manhattan, is the oldest in the country. [Diner's Journal]
Everything you need to know about hosting your very first clam bake, courtesy of Mark Bittman. [T Magazine]
More on the forthcoming food-truck food court that will launch in Long Island City in a couple of weeks. [NY Daily News]
It looks like Staten Island has the highest percentage of A-graded restaurants, with some 73 percent earning the coveted grade. The city average is 69 percent. [Metro]
A number of Los Angeles's rising-star chefs did not take the traditional route of going to culinary school. [LA Times]
Pain D'Avignon is moving into a 10,000-square-foot facility in Long Island City. It also was approved for more than $1 million in tax breaks to keep it in New York. [Crain's]
Have a restaurant tip or other food news? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
And follow us on Twitter: @ForkintheRoadVV.
Get the Food & Drink Newsletter
Our weekly guide to New York dining includes food news and reviews, as well as dining events and interviews with chefs and restaurant owners.