This Week’s Specials: Rude Waiters and Hot Dogs


And now, a look back at what was on the menu here at Fork in the Road this week.

Lauren Shockey channels the cheap with her listing: the 10 Best $10-and-Under Dishes of 2011.

Robert Sietsema has few kvetches about Tribeca newcomer Kutsher’s, which serves up splendid Jewish-American cuisine.

Fork in the Road has made a New Year’s resolution. In a new feature called Year of the Takeout, FitR will try a different Chinese fast-food restaurant every day of 2012.

Robert Sietsema tells waiters to go back to school: In an essay, he argues that servers should have to attend a training course to learn the basics of wine and cuisine.

Lauren Shockey leads diners to the dogs in this week’s Ask the Critics: She tells readers where to find Chicago-style hot dogs.

Lauren Bloomberg reports on Dominique Ansel Bakery’s upcoming expansion.