This Week’s Specials: New York’s Best Ramen and Soda Robots


Hungry for great food writing this weekend? Then check out some of Fork in the Road’s top stories from the past week. And make sure to come back later for more news! Bon appétit!

Robert Sietsema slurps noodle soups in this week’s listing: NYC’s 10 Best Bowls of Ramen.

Lauren Shockey talks to chef Bill Telepan about school lunch.

Lauren Bloomberg reports that a Manhattan McDonald’s has just gotten a soda vending machine that serves up all sorts of soft drink combinations, such as orange-flavored Coca-Cola.

Lauren Shockey bites into St. Marks Place’s new banh mi sandwiches.

Sietsema asks: Have Hostess Ding Dongs rung their last?

And FitR has continued its masochistic Chinese food experiment, with more Year of the Takeout coverage.

Shockey chows down at Cobble Hill’s Battersby. She highly recs the restaurant’s American and Mediterranean-inspired plates.

Sietsema travels to the subcontinent (albeit via New Jersey) in his review of Newport Centre Mall’s Taste of India and Thali (Food) Court.