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January 11, 2017
11 Favorites I Discovered in 2016
I’ve been going out for dinner six nights a week. On...
December 14, 2015
It Isn’t Easy to Name the Best Dishes of 2015
After a longish mea culpa, I am now going to try to...
July 13, 2015
Where are you sending friends now?
Where do I eat when I’m not hustling to find something...
December 16, 2013
Feeding the Folks: Where to Go
HE'S KOSHER. SHE'S VEGETARIAN. WHERE CAN I MAKE BOTH...
May 14, 2012
Where can I take my 13-year-old to sample New York’s best food without breaking the bank?
Like his mother, my son loves to eat. I am trying to...

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April 17, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Majorelle
It feels very welcoming, well-mannered, actually quite rich…

April 3, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Kings of Kobe
None of my usual dinner cronies is willing to...

March 27, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Satsuki at Suzuki
We have the master himself focused only on us at the near-deserted sushi bar.

March 20, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
4 Charles Prime Rib
It isn’t easy getting past the front door into this crowded 19th-century doll’s house…

March 13, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Lilia: Brooklyn Bait
Thrillingly delicate, yeasty little donuts are sprinkled with a blizzard of grated sheep’s milk cheese…

March 6, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Café Village
There’s a certain sweet innocence: the fake fireplace, the collection of samovars and little china animals. The waiters, too…

February 27, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
BarBacon
I’m reminded why Noah made certain to get a...

February 20, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Paola’s
It’s the Manhattan institution you might not know on the corner of Madison and 92nd…

February 13, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Give Me Shelter
Being snowed in justified everything...

February 6, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
A Taste of Havana
Casa Nostra, our private hostel, is a Tennessee Williams stage set…

January 30, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Chef’s Table Manhattan
I wonder if I should shop now or later, before or after dinner…

January 23, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Defiance: The March
The clot scarcely moved in the wave of shouts...

January 16, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Bouley Blinks
The bread passer lets us choose from a dozen options to start and sets a duo of butters on the table…

January 9, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
Settling Into Loring Place
Kluger and his two chefs de cuisine launched at full speed.

January 3, 2017 | About Gael
Chicago Eats
In his Chicago crowd, my brother Jim...

December 26, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
11 Favorites 2016
I’ve been going out for dinner six nights a week. On the seventh evening, I sloth out at home with tuna fish…

December 19, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
Havana Lyrics
It’s a long detour to the House of Gelato across from the Copacabana.

December 5, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
Massoni
You could say it's Italianish...

November 28, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
Chaan Teng
It’s very “Tea House of the August Moon,” with pierced screens separating tables, blue and white vases on shelves, a porcelain Buddha, old teapots, and other vintage and flea market Chinoiserie,

November 21, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
White Gold Butchers
Named for the prized ribbons of fat fancied by serious carnivores, it’s a place to buy meat and rotisserie chickens, ultimately planning to serve three meals a day.

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