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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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October 18, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Bill’s Bar & Burger/Dinosaur
What happened to the cultural disdain for... midtown? Is the Lower East Side so old hat, Rockefeller Center suddenly amusingly fly? “They look like tourists,” one of our companions whispers…

October 11, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Lambs Club
Indeed Zakarian has never met a hotel lobby that daunted him. He got three stars at Town in the Chambers Hotel and another trio at Country Upstairs at The Carlton…

October 4, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
FoodParc (CLOSED)
Indeed I have tasted pleasures on the menu so totally over the top thrilling I plot to return even though the crush from 11 to 3 is daunting…

September 27, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Atlantic Grill Goes West
Hanson saw a vast space, steps from the hive of Lincoln Center’s hungry kulturati, perfect for a West Side road show…

September 20, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Hill Country Chicken
Given I’m a fool for the three nutritional essentials of fast food – salt, fat and sugar – there is not much dignity in my lust to be first in the door…

September 13, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Jean Georges: Le Retour
It’s that precious moment in Fall when a tomato can still astonish, corn remains sweet in its short Byronic life and the fruit begs to be eaten quickly...

September 7, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Eating Eataly
Maybe Eataly will become Whole Foods Italiano for the locals. But I live at the opposite end of town.  I have Zabar and Fairway… 

August 30, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Fringe Feasts: Vandaag, Recette
I like the idea of a gin bar. And I’m curious to explore Dutch cooking…

August 23, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Night Eats at Xiao Ye
We’ve fallen off the edge of the Earth into the full tornado of millenial pop chow. We are braving Lower East Side no reservation turf…

August 16, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
10 Downing Street Redux
Summer in the city seems to have emptied a lot of restaurants, especially on steamy weekends. Mondays can be desolate too…

August 9, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Coney Island Capers
We’re headed for Brooklyn. I figure we’ll start at Nathan's, wallow in clams on the half shell, grab a couple of dogs…

August 2, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Considering Nuela
The fates have conspired against the ambitious project in the vast sweeping space that used to be Sapa…

July 26, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
La Fonda Del Surprises
First thing I notice is that La Fonda Del Sol has sprouted a colony of bright red umbrella’d outdoor tables. Youthful office evacuees are paying homage to Bacchus and Venus, oblivious to the evening heat…

July 19, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Co Ba/Má Pêche
Spotlight on the yin and yang of Vietnamese food, a weenie new storefront in Chelsea and a sprawling midtown canteen in the basement…

July 12, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Rebooting Annisa
Supernatural vibes may be superfluous given how quickly bold invention is provoking murmurs of shock and pleasure from our foursome tonight…

July 6, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Plein Sud
Am I just imagining it? Frederick Lesort’s Plein Sud seems to be shockingly smiley-faced, welcoming, wanting to be a hangout…

June 28, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Where I Eat
I have three faces. What I love. What I liked.And where I eat. If you don’t feel skilled enough to read between the lines…

June 21, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Plaza Food Hall/Todd English
I’m excited. The oral personality wants it all. Where to begin? The Raw Bar. The Pizza Station. Something from The Grill. Handmade dumplings...

June 14, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Bar Artisanal Goes Spanish
Terrance Brennan had been promising to open a Spanish restaurant long before the economy went flat. So it was a surprise but no surprise to learn that overnight he’d rejiggered the Tribeca annex…

June 7, 2010 | BITE: My Journal
Hamptons Eats
The morning air is fresh and cool. An entire holiday weekend without rain, oh, maybe a few drops: A miracle. It was as if humidity had not yet been invented…

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