This Week’s Specials: Soused Scribes and Savory Sichuan


Fork in the Road sticks its nose in a book with this week’s Literary Lushes: Our 10 Favorite Book (and Play) Writing Boozers.

Robert Sietsema samples Upper East Side Sichuan in his review of Land of Plenty.

Lauren Shockey snacks on mozzarella sticks in her review of Soho hot spot Parm.

Lauren Bloomberg shares Luzzo’s recipe for Zuppe Bollito di Scarola e Fagioli.

Sietsema goes to Hong Kong for breakfast at Coluck.

Shockey taste-tests Quality Kitchen on 23rd Street and finds it to be an acceptable cold-weather substitute for Shake Shack.

Oh, and it turns out that Paula Deen, Southern belle of butter, has diabetes.