Posts of the Week


There are but a few precious short hours left until the weekend, and thus it is time to cast a fond eye back to the best posts of the week.

We ranked Our 10 Best Things to Eat at Locavorish Food Markets.

The battle of Smarties vs. M&M’s: an England-U.S. Rematch.

Asked the Critics weighed in on the topic of when it’s OK to send food back at restaurants.

Damon Dyer of Louis 649 and Clover Club talked three-ingredient drinks, esoteric menus, and cocktail-culture backlash.

Ample Hills Creamery’s Brian Smith talked ice cream, directing Obama, and using Anthony Bourdain as his internal critic.

Here’s an annotated list of 17 inadvertently meaningful Chinese menu misspellings.

Here’s the Early Word on Okeanos, a new Greek restaurant in Park Slope.

A brief meditation on the poetry of Sam Sifton.

Top Chef’s premiere gave us Weight Watchers chicken liver mousse and store-bought puff pastry.

David’s Brisket House in Bed-Stuy is nothing less than a miracle.

The Great American Food & Music Fest was, well, not great.

Forget Fernet: Real bartenders shoot Angostura.

On the weekends, the streets of Sunset Park are rife with stinky tofu and homemade noodles.

Last weekend, Cathy Erway launched a new blog and garden from the rooftop of Red Hook’s Sixpoint Brewery.