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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
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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September 6, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
What I Ate This Summer
I want to say that the Road Food Warrior and I were even happier luxuriating in the delicious serenity of Manhattan summer weekends...

August 29, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
RedFarm Ad-Libbing
Along the bumpy way to opening a West Village dim sum carry-out parlor they planned to seed all around town…

August 22, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Fulton CatchUp/Hampton Eats
This seafood corner is a neighborhood habit...

August 15, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Secrets of La Esquina
Catty spoilsports say bridge and tunnel riders have the secret to the unmarked private cellar at La Esquina, so no reason I can’t wiggle my way in too…

August 8, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Nick & Toni’s Cafe NYC
It’s downright welcoming…

August 1, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Bread & Tulips
“Where are the tulips?” we cry...

July 25, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Miss Lily’s Favorite Cakes
I can’t swear I am simply pleased by the robust goat curry and savory oxtails or if I’m mesmerized by immersion in a rainbow of diversity…

July 18, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Penny Pinching @ BLT Steak
I remember the chicken liver mousse bowl…

July 11, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Casa Nonna
In just eight days the kitchen that was all afumble one week ago is definitely starting to hit stride…

July 5, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Cantina by Cascabel
They brainstormed: funky, relaxed, casual, a feel of vacation. And Cantina emerged…

June 27, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Bite CrossBar
Tonight’s menu is possibly the porkiest I’ve ever seen and so is our dinner: Puffed pig’s ears (a crunch of salt and fat), pig in a blanket, sweet and fatty barbecue rib tails from a part of the critter that usually gets tossed…

June 20, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Duo Shining
Now we’re standing in what could be a duo of narcissists’ loft, a duo of sensuous paintings on the wall evoking the duo of owners here…

June 13, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Qi Bangkok Eatery/Old Shanghai
Amazingly, it is right here, blinding bling...

June 6, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Boulud Sud
Given the chef’s mastery of the burger, and his embrace of a classic hot dog, of course his falafal will be a standout…

May 31, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
MP Taverna Detour
Consider it a detour on your trek to the Hamptons where you can fill up on splendid meze and bitter greens while avoiding the worst of highway traffic

May 23, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
The Dutch
The dining room is half-empty awaiting hipsters, nocturnal inheritors of the earth, and ritzier-than-thou tall women who tend to swarm latish...

May 16, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Coppelia Night Music
The film noir romance of still forbidden Havana. The lure of breakfast all day in a 24-hour diner. A bright beacon of retro charm and gentle prices…

May 9, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Stuzzicheria 2nd Time Around
Now there's an ambitious new vibe, an appealing vintage country charm and somewhat higher prices...

May 2, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Adria Brothers/Lynch-Bages
Boys just want to have fun…At play in the fields of Bordeaux…

April 25, 2011 | BITE: My Journal
Red Rooster Crows
It draws a standing room only crowd that is as diverse as its menu…

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