Despite the misguided moniker, the food at Michael Psilakis's ambitious new Upper West Side seafood joint (Ryan Skeen is chef de cuisine) can be quite impressiveâ€”once you decipher the bill of fare, that is. Read more here.
It's as if Lievito had been picked up by a spaceship in the mid-calf part of the boot and deposited right on Hudson Street, with no concessions to American sensibilities or tinkering with the menu to make it more Yankee. Nominally a pizzeria, but it's far more than that.
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We're still tallying which of our 2010 stories were most popular with readers, but in the meantime, we asked art director John Dixon to choose his 10 favorite Village Voice covers of the year. Here they are, in reverse order.
On of our favorite brunches is served by British gastropub The Clerkenwell, where you can choose a very fine full English breakfast, bangers and all, or bubble and squeak (fried patties of mashed potatoes and cabbage) decorated with a fried egg. Read more about Clerkenwell here.
La Flaca's menu is heavy on tacos, flautas, and burritos, and makes concessions to vegetarians by offering "vegetarian chicken" substitutes on many of its offerings. Perhaps more importantly, though, is its extensive menu of tequila, bourbon, and rye. More about La Flaca here.