At last it’s Friday afternoon. As the day retreats into a shroud of seasonal gloom, it’s time to look back on the week that was.
Lauren Shockey, a lifelong New Yorker, lists her top 10 childhood restaurants that still exist.
Our Man Sietsema goes to Staten Island for some meat and murder.
“Brooklyn” has been co-opted by Ford and the Gap.
Dorie Greenspan talks about why American dinner parties are no fun, her holiday baking traditions, and CookieBar.
Top Chef has returned, All-Stars in tow.
Will the real Ruth Wilensky please stand up?
Battle of the Octopus Balls: Otafuku vs. Ichibantei.
The Early Word on the Emerson in Clinton Hill …
… and the Jackson Diner‘s new location in Greenwich Village.
Make the Risotto alla Milanese con Ossobuco that Mario Danieli makes at Casa Lever.
Alcohol-infused whipped cream targets Four Loko-deprived youth.
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This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 3, 2010