April 17, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
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
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
I’m reminded why Noah made certain to get a...
February 20, 2017 | BITE: My Journal
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
The bread passer lets us choose from a dozen options to start and sets a duo of butters on the table…
January 3, 2017 | About Gael
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
It’s a long detour to the House of Gelato across from the Copacabana.
December 5, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
You could say it's Italianish...
November 28, 2016 | BITE: My Journal
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 (CLOSED)
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.