September 27, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Upper Westside Heat
Ducasse trolls for cash…The best taste in my mouth all week…Ed Brown’s fabulous ravioli afloat in a sunshine yellow froth…
September 18, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Wine bar, snackery, trattoria...yet another permissive outpost letting me eat the way I feel like eating.
September 13, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Let's Do Dinner at Hogwarts
Partly I was waiting for the Prince of Vanity to signal that Waverly Inn was officially open. And partly I was scrounging around for a way to get in without using my name.
September 5, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Mrs. Astor's Chicken Soup
Life lessons from Brooke…Telepan’s late summer lunch…Zarela doesn’t look a day over twenty.
August 28, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
BLT Market Play
Energizer bunny Laurent Tourondel…caught midhop at the Ritz Carlton…monster zucchini recipe roundup…
August 20, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Nibbles & Amuses
Wakiya burst on the scene as a favored contender.Sired in the mythic design stable of Ian Schraeger as a magnet for his born-again Gramercy Park Hotel,
August 9, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Landlord’s pesky barricade keeps customers away....Discount Davidburke…an August deal to explore the star chef’s quirky menu…
August 5, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
That Old Sea Salt
Orhan Yegan is that Turkish pop-up doll, Zelig of the grilled octopus circuit. If you only discovered him puffed up and full of himself…
July 25, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Argentina Kultur Shock
Escaping NY Summer in Buenos Aires, Snow, $15 steak dinners, Patagonia wines.
July 13, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Nish Talks / Solace
Nish Talks...Solace for the Neighborhood…Sip cucumber cooler from Blue Smoke.
July 5, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Well now we know Zak Pelaccio can shop…but if it weren’t for Fatty Crab…
July 2, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Hill Country BBQ
...hunkering down to nibble chunks of brisket ripped off greasy butcher paper...
June 29, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
In Tuscany Sirio is a hero…as a makeover team tackles the limping Le Cirque.
June 27, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Well, actually all pizza is like sex. When it’s not so great it’s still pretty good. So my pulse is racing…
June 24, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
A restaurant critic’s moral acrobatics: critics who advertise their arrival by reserving in their own name
June 22, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
With its sophistication and ambition, Rayuela is primed to seduce. A critic’s moral acrobatics.
June 19, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
A lusty down-and-out air, trend-flaunting carnivores skirt steak cowboys
June 17, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Seduction at E.A.T.
We march down shockingly deli-and-café-challenged upper Madison…Sunday bargain at Rain...
June 12, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
Sopranos: Just Desserts
The wimpy bastards didn't have the guts to end it true. Don't they realize they owe us?...Now it's left to us, the restaurant critics.
June 6, 2007 | BITE: My Journal
It was Definitely-Worth-the-Splurge. Quiet. Romantic. Elegant, old-fashioned service.