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Cupcakes for Carrie

Cupcakes for Carrie June 7, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
The reviews are in for Sex and the City 2—ouch! Pretty much all the critics—from Roger Ebert to Entertainment Weekly, L.A. Times to N.Y. Times—hated it, though the harsh reviews and long running time (2 ½ hours) didn’t stop fans from going to see the movie (although in smaller numbers than...

New York for Wine Lovers

New York for Wine Lovers May 13, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Oenophiles, take note: there’s a newcomer on New York City‘s flourishing wine bar scene. This is not just any wine bar, however—it’s the first all-kosher wine bar in the city (if not the country). As reported by Wine Spectator, Basil Pizza and Wine Bar opened this past weekend in...

Would You Pay $12 For a Cup of Coffee?

Would You Pay $12 For a Cup of Coffee? May 11, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
We’ve talked about where to get a great cup of coffee in New York City. But would you be willing to spend more on a cup of coffee than you would for the average cocktail? Or even (in one of the city’s more affordable restaurants) an entrée? Yes, the $12 cup of coffee has arrived. As Fox...

Red Hook Food Vendors Return

Red Hook Food Vendors Return May 4, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
This past weekend marked the annual opening of a warm-weather tradition in New York City, especially for devotees of great street food. Every summer, a caravan of vendors returns to the Red Hook Ball Fields in Brooklyn on weekends, catering to the crowds of people who come to play in or watch the soccer...

NYC’s Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants

NYC’s Best Rooftop Bars & Restaurants April 29, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
New York City is gearing up for some warmer weather—in anticipation of summer, here are five of the city’s most inviting rooftops, ready for your eating and drinking pleasure. No memberships or secret keys required. mad46 The new rooftop bar at the Roosevelt Hotel (open limited hours now, full...

Bottled or Tap Water?

Bottled or Tap Water? April 15, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
The scene: a fancy restaurant in New York City. The players: you and your waiter. He poses a question: bottled or tap water? What do you answer? If you’re thinking of ordering the expensive bottled stuff because you’re worried about taste/quality/getting sick…DON’T! Not only does...

Hot Dogs in New York City, Classic Dogs vs. New Wave Wieners

Hot Dogs in New York City, Classic Dogs vs. New Wave Wieners April 7, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
There aren’t many places that consider the hot dog a delicacy, but the summertime classic has been revamped in New York City and just as with pizza (read on for a guide to New York’s best slices), street food-made-gourmet has never been hotter or more delicious. Here are New York’s classic...

New York’s Best Coffee

New York’s Best Coffee April 5, 2010 | Food | Read More
For a long time, there was no contest. You want good coffee in an American city, you go to Seattle, San Francisco…you don’t go to New York. Or actually, you go to New York for its many other great attributes, and you make do with Starbucks or those ubiquitous blue-and-white paper cups of burnt-tasting...

Danny Meyer’s Restaurant Empire

Danny Meyer’s Restaurant Empire April 1, 2010 | Food | Read More
Right or wrong, the common wisdom is that New Yorkers are not known for their hospitality. If you want warm and fuzzy, sunny and cheery, go somewhere else. When it comes to the city’s restaurants, however, Danny Meyer has led a one-man effort to make the city more welcoming—with phenomenal success. From...

Passover in New York City

Passover in New York City March 29, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Tonight marks the beginning of Passover, the Jewish holy festival marking the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. With its large Jewish population, New York is a wonderful place to celebrate Passover, or simply to explore Jewish history and culture on the occasion of the holiday or any time...
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