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January 22, 2018
Maison Pickle
We’ll take what’s left home in a doggy bag, please
January 15, 2018
Henry at Life Hotel
This is his first hotel and restaurant venture since...
January 8, 2018
Chi Eats
I put myself in Jim’s hands, ready to try whatever
December 18, 2017
Legasea
We’re deep into fried chicken, indelicate battered
December 11, 2017
The Lobster Club
There was no landmark claim in force at the old Brasserie...

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October 19, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Remembering Joe Baum
We who are his survivors are anxious about confronting the millenium now that Joe Baum isn't staging the party. There would have been caviar, rainbows, Rockettes, perhaps a flight into outer space. Extravagance was not an issue. It's easy enough to say his death ends an era... But Joseph H. Baum did invent a new way to feel about dinner...

October 12, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Unfinished Symphony
La Fourchette is a lonely pioneer, a culinary outpost on the farthest edge of the Upper East Side -- and it's this close to becoming the season's first instant classic...

July 20, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Plantain Hollywood
Latino stars, salsa swingers, Yankees in mufti, and a trickle of downtown swells fuel the heat at Jimmy's Bronx Cafe, home of cosmic soup and Godzilla lobsters.

July 13, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Plantain Hollywood
Latino stars, salsa swingers, Yankees in mufti, and a trickle of downtown swells fuel the heat at Jimmy's Bronx Cafe, home of cosmic soup and Godzilla lobsters...

June 15, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Good in Bread
The Bromberg Brothers yearned to play with flour. All it took was yeast and a resurrected oven to make the Blue Ribbon Bakery rise in the West Village.

June 8, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Morel High Ground
Rémi Lauvand takes the range at TriBeCa's Montrachet, bringing memories of France (and a superior $19.98 lunch) worthy of the house Burgundies...

June 8, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Tropica
In midtown, Frank Deletrain is at home swimming with the fishes at Tropica...

June 8, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Next Up at the Plate
Tom Valenti unpacks his lamb shanks on the Upper East Side.

June 1, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Divine Oeuvre-kill
The Waldorf's Peacock Alley struts and stumbles to the strains of a harp; Provence gets a workout at Jean Lafitte on West 58th.

May 18, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Trees Chic
Hungry? Make a dash for green acres. American Park brings fusion fuss to the Battery, and there's a stylish new tack at Central Park's Boathouse.

April 27, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
Holy Mackerel
Here we go again -- overnight, BondSt in NoHo is hotter than wasabi, the place to cross chopsticks with the neighborhood's parading mantises.

April 20, 1998 | Insatiable Critic
The Joe of Cooking
Joe's . . . Again spices memory with ego as a new team tries comfort food and fancy tricks to jolly an old Village joint back to life.

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