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Burglar Steals $10,000 Plus Tablets From Champs Diner In Williamsburg

Burglar Steals $10,000 Plus Tablets From Champs Diner In Williamsburgvideo

(Google Maps) Champs Diner, a popular vegan restaurant in Brooklyn, was burglarized early yesterday morning by a thief who took thousands in cash as well as a number of tech gadgets. The suspect was caught on...

'It Kills Me.' Totonno's Heir Wishes Family Name Was In The History Books

'It Kills Me.' Totonno's Heir Wishes Family Name Was In The History Books

Anthony Pero and Gennaro Lombardi (Totonno's) As an addendum to a recent episode of Vice/Munchies's The Pizza Show, Antoinette Balzano—granddaughter of Anthony "Totonno" Pero (that Totonno)—tells her grandfather's story and importance in NYC's pizza story in...

Little Tong Noodle Shop Pop-Up Serving Rice Noodle Soups On Wednesday In Williamsburg

Little Tong Noodle Shop Pop-Up Serving Rice Noodle Soups On Wednesday In Williamsburg

(Little Tong/Instagram) Before she opens her Little Tong restaurant next month in the East Village, chef Simone Tong hosts the last in a series of four pop-up dinners this Wednesday in Williamsburg. At the meal, Tong...

Get In The Calzone With This Sloppy Giuseppe Beauty At Speedy Romeo

Get In The Calzone With This Sloppy Giuseppe Beauty At Speedy Romeo

Lamb Burger at Racines NY (Michael Tulipan) A brand new bar menu has launched at Tribeca's Racines NY aimed at giving your stomach some padding while you're tossing back glasses of wine. There are smaller bites...

Still Got It: Gloria's

Still Got It: Gloria's

(David Colon/Gothamist) In this city, restaurants come and go faster than you can say "ethically sourced ramen burger." And even though there are great new additions to the culinary landscape popping up every week, you've gotta...

A Drunk History Of Zimavideo

A Drunk History Of Zima

One afternoon in June of 1994 I piled into a car with some high school friends for a last hurrah before we each embarked on our college adventures. Our ultimate destination was Yankee Stadium for the...

Papaya King Selling 32 Cent Hot Dogs For 85th Birthday

Papaya King Selling 32 Cent Hot Dogs For 85th Birthday

(Facebook) Papaya King has been a New York City cheap eats staple since 1932; even now, filling up on a few kraut-topped dogs with a fruity drink to wash them down is about $5. To honor...

Timpano Leaps Off The Screen And Onto Your Plate Next Weekvideo

Timpano Leaps Off The Screen And Onto Your Plate Next Week

(courtesy Left Bank) The Stanley Tucci film Big Night put timpano, an elaborate baked pasta dish, on the map and now Left Bank in the West Village is putting it on your plate. The restaurant begins...

Asian Nachos & Free Karaoke For A Cause Top This Weekend's Eating Adventures

Asian Nachos & Free Karaoke For A Cause Top This Weekend's Eating Adventures

(All Hands) With balmy temperatures headed our way this weekend, indulge in a Mediterranean brunch at newly minted restaurant Ousia, which begins midday weekend meal service this weekend. Stay virtuous with Greek Yogurt ($10) with almond...

Some NYC Restaurants Close To Support 'Day Without Immigrants'

Some NYC Restaurants Close To Support 'Day Without Immigrants'

One restaurant explained, "We are an immigrant owned business, employ many immigrants, and are proud to serve our immigrant customers. They are what make America great and we support them!"

Chick-Fil-A Closed By Health Department EVERYBODY FREAK OUT

Chick-Fil-A Closed By Health Department EVERYBODY FREAK OUT

(Yelp) The Health Department apparently ruined the lives of an unknown number of New Yorkers yesterday when it ordered Chick-fil-A's second Midtown location to close. The NY Post broke news of the chicken chain's shutter, in...

Bacon, Uni & Cheese Ramen Debuts For SushiSamba Ramen Specialgallery

Bacon, Uni & Cheese Ramen Debuts For SushiSamba Ramen Special

SushiSamba flexes its Japanese, Brazilian, and Peruvian muscles starting today for a two month-long ramen special with four new bowls (well, one plate, technically) of noodles at their West Village restaurant. Designed by the chain's corporate chef...

Couple Enjoys Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner Inside Union Square Subway Station

Couple Enjoys Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner Inside Union Square Subway Station

via NBC New York We can think of plenty of NYC-centric Valentine's Day activities that could wrap your loved one in a bundle of joy—visiting the Bronx Zoo cockroach you named after your ex, hiring Mariachi...

Charcuterie Masters Offering Meats Galore Next Weekend In Queens

Charcuterie Masters Offering Meats Galore Next Weekend In Queens

Elevation Charcuterie and Artisan Meats (Facebook) Vegetarians: avert your gaze now, because it's all meat from here on out. Charcuterie Masters returns following a successful initial run last year, taking over Flushing Town Hall for the...

Mr. Coffee Is Back And Better Than Ever With This Programmable Coffee Maker

Mr. Coffee Is Back And Better Than Ever With This Programmable Coffee Maker

This Advanced Brew 8-Cup Programmable Coffee Maker features a sleek new design and seriously advanced features that’ll perk you up in no time.

Nom Wah Comes To Nitehawk For One-Night-Only Film Feast Eventvideo

Nom Wah Comes To Nitehawk For One-Night-Only Film Feast Event

(Facebook) John Carpenter's "action adventure comedy kung fu ghost story monster movie" (in his words) Big Trouble In Little China gets the Film Feasts treatment at Nitehawk Cinema in April, including a collaboration with legendary dim...

Ambitious Gourmet 'Diner' Hail Mary Closes In Greenpoint

Ambitious Gourmet 'Diner' Hail Mary Closes In Greenpoint

(Scott Lynch/Gothamist) Hail Mary, the cute gourmet "diner" on Greenpoint Avenue, closed over the weekend after less than a year in the neighborhood. This is sad news for mac and cheese lovers, funfetti fanatics, and anyone...

Danny Meyer Serving Up Sandwiches & Doughnuts In New Spot Next To Union Square Cafegallery

Danny Meyer Serving Up Sandwiches & Doughnuts In New Spot Next To Union Square Cafe

The sandwiches are the stars at Meyer's brand-new coffee shop, though there are a few surprising missteps, too.

La Esquina Pays Tribute To Carnegie Deli With Pastrami Tacos

La Esquina Pays Tribute To Carnegie Deli With Pastrami Tacos

Photograph by Jeremy Jacobowitz Midtown institution Carnegie Deli shut its doors at the end of 2016, but one neighbor is still celebrating the classic noshery: La Esquina Taqueria is now offering special pastrami tacos. The midtown...

24-Hour Biscuit Emporium Empire Biscuit Has Closed

24-Hour Biscuit Emporium Empire Biscuit Has Closed

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) On-again, off-again East Village biscuit shop Empire Biscuit has officially bit the dust. EV Grieve's been tracking the shop's erratic schedule over the past year—noting it was barely open in 2016—and now reports that...

5 Essential Cocktail Accessories To Spice Up Any Party

5 Essential Cocktail Accessories To Spice Up Any Party

It’s about time you ditched the red cups and PBR and elevated your 5pm style. From learning how to make delicious cocktails with Shaker & Spoon, to upping your hipster game with the proper ice cubes, we’ve got everything you need to host the cocktail party of your dreams (even if it is just for a party of one).

Eat For The ACLU & Other Dining Events This Week

Eat For The ACLU & Other Dining Events This Week

(courtesy Osteria Morini) If your schedule allows for a leisurely lunch during the week, Michael White's Osteria Morini has a new midday menu of Italian salads, sandwiches and pastas on offer. On the menu: the Panini...

Still Got It: Sottocasa

Still Got It: Sottocasa

(Facebook) It's been around for a while and it doesn't get quite the love of Lucali, the (deservedly) 10-ton gorilla of the Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens area, but Sottocasa continues to serve up a mean pie in...

Inside NYC's 'Fancy' McDonald's With A Concierge & French Pastrygallery

Inside NYC's 'Fancy' McDonald's With A Concierge & French Pastry

This city contains multitudes, including the saddest McDonald's in the world...and the "nicest," which includes a concierge and fancy ass French pastry. I honestly don't know which one I'd like to spend less time in. A Chelsea...

Milk Bar Opens In West Village With $1 Cereal Milk Soft Serve

Milk Bar Opens In West Village With $1 Cereal Milk Soft Serve

(Milk Bar) It's not at Shake Shack level just yet, but Christina Tosi's Milk Bar empire continues to proliferate in NYC, today opening its 8th shop (11th globally) in the West Village. The new location took...

NYC Wing Crawl Dips Through Manhattan This Weekend

NYC Wing Crawl Dips Through Manhattan This Weekend

(Duke's Facebook) On Saturday, the NYC Wing Crawl saunters through five Manhattan barstaurants with a goal of consuming vast quantities of cluckers and raising money for two institutions threatened by Trump's America. The crawl kicks off...

Mokbar Brings Its Popular Korean Soul Food & Ramen To Park Slopegallery

Mokbar Brings Its Popular Korean Soul Food & Ramen To Park Slope

Esther Choi's Korean restaurant mokbar channeled its success in Chelsea Market to a new location into Brooklyn on Flatbush Avenue. For the new restaurant, Choi's doing more than her popular Korean ramen, expanding the menu to include...

The Best Valentine's Day Dinner Dates In NYC

The Best Valentine's Day Dinner Dates In NYC

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and though you could take the object of your affection to a super romantic restaurant and/or sit through a midnight screening of Fifty Shades Darker together, there are some less...

Things To Remember If You Order Food Delivery In Today's Storm

Things To Remember If You Order Food Delivery In Today's Storm

(Getty Images) Remember yesterday's soulful early spring? LOL. Today, schools and most of the airports are closed, people aren't leaving their homes, and snow's accumulating faster than rats in the new Second Avenue Subway. Time for...

Gorge On Gloriously Messy French Fries During Poutine Week

Gorge On Gloriously Messy French Fries During Poutine Week

(Mile End) French fries alone are one of the greatest foods on Earth, and when topped with cheese curds and gravy, they're practically a religious experience. We can blame Canada for bringing poutine—Montreal's official dish for...

A Mad Men & Twin Peaks-Inspired Bar Is Coming To Chelsea

A Mad Men & Twin Peaks-Inspired Bar Is Coming To Chelsea

For those who love chasing an old fashioned with two cups of good, hot, black coffee, a new bar inspired by both Twin Peaks and Mad Men is set to open in Chelsea next month. Dubbed...

Photos: 'Golden Girls' Cafe Has Blanche's Emmy & A Wall Devoted To Betty Whitegallery

Photos: 'Golden Girls' Cafe Has Blanche's Emmy & A Wall Devoted To Betty White

The long-awaited Golden Girls cafe soft-opened in Washington Heights last week, boasting themed treats and a hefty collection of memorabilia. We stopped by to check out the goods, which include, among other things, "Rose's Proposal Scones" and...

Where To Get The Finest $18 Cup Of Coffee In Brooklynvideo

Where To Get The Finest $18 Cup Of Coffee In Brooklyn

Lest you thought a $10 licorice latte was Peak Brooklyn, the world's most influential borough will soon boast an $18 cup of coffee. Early morning coffee cupping is such a great way to start the day. We...

Madre Mezcaleria Opens Next To El Atoradero In Prospect Heightsgallery

Madre Mezcaleria Opens Next To El Atoradero In Prospect Heights

El Atoradero in Prospect Heights has opened their adjacent mezcal bar Madre Mezcaleria, pouring 75 different mezcals—a number owner Noah Arenstein hopes to grow to 125 once things are in full swing. "We're gonna do a lot...

Plant-Based 'Impossible Burger' Gets The Michelin Star Treatment

Plant-Based 'Impossible Burger' Gets The Michelin Star Treatmentgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to two of the latest restaurants serving up the plant protein-based "Impossible Burger." THE DETAILS The Impossible Burger, as you may have heard, is an entirely plant-based creation that,...

Park Slope Restaurant Kiwiana's Receipt Now Comes With Pro-Immigration Message

Park Slope Restaurant Kiwiana's Receipt Now Comes With Pro-Immigration Message

A Brooklyn restaurant added a note supporting immigrants at the bottom of the restaurant's receipt—and now that note has gone viral, as they say. The brunch bill from Kiwiana in Park Sope was Tweeted by Mary Emily...

Park Slope Favorite Flatbush Farm Will Close At End Of February

Park Slope Favorite Flatbush Farm Will Close At End Of February

via Facebook Pour one out for a local spot—longtime Park Slope barstaurant Flatbush Farm will shutter at the end of February, according to a post on its Facebook page. As first reported by DNAinfo, Flatbush Farm's...

Anthony Bourdain Talks Drugs, Politics, Obama, And Near-Death Experiences

Anthony Bourdain Talks Drugs, Politics, Obama, And Near-Death Experiences

via facebook Anthony Bourdain was profiled in an excellent The New Yorker piece this week which, among other things, rubbed salt in a gaping Obama-shaped wound by detailing some of the former President's sit-down with the...

Dirt Candy Brings Canada To Manhattan

Dirt Candy Brings Canada To Manhattan

They even made signs! (Courtesy of Dirt Candy) What is friendlier-sounding than a Canadian night at a vegetarian restaurant? That question is rhetorical because obviously nothing can be more pleasant than that combination of things. Every...

The 'Golden Girls' Cafe Has Soft-Opened In Washington Heightsvideo

The 'Golden Girls' Cafe Has Soft-Opened In Washington Heights

Betty White cake at Rue La Rue Cafe (via Facebook) At last, the long-awaited Golden Girls-themed cafe has (soft) opened in Washington Heights. Rue La Rue Café owner Michael J. LaRue told us today he's serving...

NYE Dine-And-Dashers Stiffed NYC Restaurant For $645 Bill, Cops Say

NYE Dine-And-Dashers Stiffed NYC Restaurant For $645 Bill, Cops Sayvideo

Chinar on the Island (via Yelp) A party of four walked out of a Staten Island restaurant without paying their hefty New Year's Eve dinner bill and they're now being sought for larceny. On January 1,...

One Of D.C.'s Hottest Chefs Is Coming To Brooklyn For One Night

One Of D.C.'s Hottest Chefs Is Coming To Brooklyn For One Night

The interior of Olmsted (Evan Sung) The chef and owner of one of D.C.'s hottest restaurants will be collaborating with the chef of one of NYC's best new dining spots for a special Monday night-only dinner....

Here's a Delicious Way to Fight Back Against Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

Here's a Delicious Way to Fight Back Against Trump's Muslim Travel Ban

Facebook Last weekend, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers descended upon the city's airport, courthouses, and streets to protest President Trump’s Muslim ban. Now there’s a new site of resistance: the dinner table. On Friday, Breaking...

Demo A Fortune Cookie Machine While Sampling Tofu & Crab Sauce At MOFAD This Weekend

Demo A Fortune Cookie Machine While Sampling Tofu & Crab Sauce At MOFAD This Weekend

MOFAD On Friday night, a timely edition of MOFAD @ Night will spark “conversation around immigration, cultural identity, and what it means to be American” through an exhibit called Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant. The...

Dozens Of NYC Coffee Shops Are Donating A Percentage Of Proceeds To ACLU This Weekend

Dozens Of NYC Coffee Shops Are Donating A Percentage Of Proceeds To ACLU This Weekend

Via joe coffee Channel your java addiction for a good cause: A number of cafes are offering 5% of their coffee sales from today, Friday, February 3, through Sunday, February 5, to the ACLU, to help...

Inside Edition Busts This Whole Chuck E. Cheese Alcohol Service Scandal WIDE Open

Inside Edition Busts This Whole Chuck E. Cheese Alcohol Service Scandal WIDE Openvideo

The country is coming apart at the seams. Corporations control the institutions that people rely on. Low wage workers are getting screwed. Unemployment is affecting every facet of life. Americans cry out for a leader to...

The Good Sort Brings Vegan Snacks & Color-Coded Lattes To Doyers Streetgallery

The Good Sort Brings Vegan Snacks & Color-Coded Lattes To Doyers Street

Folks in need of a vegan snack and espresso in Chinatown need look no further than The Good Sort, which opened on Doyers Street last week. The lovely little Australian-meets-Chinese cafe is the brainchild of Eddy Buckingham...

NYC's Best Romantic Restaurants

NYC's Best Romantic Restaurants

New York City certainly isn’t lacking for romantic restaurants, but finding the perfect match of food, ambiance and price can make falling in love seem like the easy part. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we’ve rounded...

Frank Pellegrino, Co-Owner Of Ultra-Exclusive Rao's Restaurant, Dies At 72

Frank Pellegrino, Co-Owner Of Ultra-Exclusive Rao's Restaurant, Dies At 72

Outside Rao's in 2002 (Getty Images) The face of the exclusive Italian restaurant Rao's, Frank Pellegrino Sr., passed away on Tuesday at age 72 at Mount Sinai Hospital. The cause was lung cancer. Pellegrino was co-owner...

Yemeni-American Bodega Owners Will Close Thursday To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

Yemeni-American Bodega Owners Will Close Thursday To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

shawn hoke's flickr With President Bannon's refugee and immigration ban not going away anytime soon, bodega and grocery store owners around NYC are planning on shutting down tomorrow in protest. Yemeni grocery store owners across NYC...

River Coyote Brings Wine & Coffee Connoisseurs Together On The LESgallery

River Coyote Brings Wine & Coffee Connoisseurs Together On The LES

For folks who can't decide whether to kick their morning off with an espresso or a Cabernet Sauvignon, there's River Coyote, the Lower East Side’s newest coffee and wine bar. The casual neighborhood spot, which opened last...

New Food Hall Gotham Market At The Ashland Opens In Fort Greenegallery

New Food Hall Gotham Market At The Ashland Opens In Fort Greene

Gotham Organization, which runs the Gotham West Market in Hell's Kitchen, debuted their Brooklyn spinoff Gotham Market at The Ashland inside the luxury development of the same name. John Stage of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que has a big stake...

Get Excellent Southern Dive Bar Bites At Greenpoint's The Drift

Get Excellent Southern Dive Bar Bites At Greenpoint's The Drift  gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Greenpoint for boiled peanuts, smoked chicken, and pinball. THE VIBE Opening a dive bar as a dive bar is a tricky undertaking, with too many newcomers erring too...

Photos: Whole Foods' New Bryant Park Location Is Open, With A 'Produce Butcher'

Photos: Whole Foods' New Bryant Park Location Is Open, With A 'Produce Butcher'gallery

Midtown workers now have more, much-needed lunch (and post-work dinner) options, as Whole Foods opened a new 43,000 square foot location across from Bryant Park last week. The store not only sells groceries and prepared food items,...

Salt Bae Reportedly Bringing His Sensual Meat Skills To New York Restaurant

Salt Bae Reportedly Bringing His Sensual Meat Skills To New York Restaurant

In recent months, you may have stumbled across a photo or video of a snazzy-looking fellow dramatically seasoning a giant hunk of steak with a flick of a wrist. 'Salt Bae,' as this meat master has...

Shake Shack Introduces Limited-Edition BBQ ShackMeister Cheeseburger

Shake Shack Introduces Limited-Edition BBQ ShackMeister Cheeseburger

The BBQ Chick’n Shack sandwich and the BBQ ShackMeister burger Shake Shack is launching a limited-edition BBQ menu next week, starting on February 7th at all locations (excluding airports, stadiums and ballparks). The star attraction is...

Trump Fans Boycott Starbucks Over Plan To Hire 10,000 Refugees

Trump Fans Boycott Starbucks Over Plan To Hire 10,000 Refugees

No Starbucks for Sad Trumpkins. (Tien Mao/Gothamist) Over the weekend, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced the company would hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years, following President Trump's executive order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim...

Tickets On Sale Now For Brunch: The Festival

Tickets On Sale Now For Brunch: The Festival

(Bricolage) Dreams really will come true for worshippers at the altar of Eggs Benedict this March when BrunchCon, a food festival devoted to brunch, takes over Grand Prospect Hall. The ornate ballrooms that presided over so...

Korilla BBQ Will Open Its First Brooklyn Brick-And-Mortar This Spring

Korilla BBQ Will Open Its First Brooklyn Brick-And-Mortar This Spring

(via Yelp) The distinctive orange tiger stripes of the Korilla BBQ crew will soon be emblazoned on 2 MetroTech. The Korean barbecue-inspired food business, which began as a food truck in 2010, will open inside the...

All-Female Crew Reopens Tilda All Day As New Bistro Otwaygallery

All-Female Crew Reopens Tilda All Day As New Bistro Otway

A few members of the crew from Tilda All Day, which closed in September after ownership squabbles, have reopened the space as Otway. Samantha Safer and Claire Welle have tapped an all-female team to run the kitchen—someday...

Williamsburg Deli Hides A 'Secret' Agave Bar Behind A Freezer Doorgallery

Williamsburg Deli Hides A 'Secret' Agave Bar Behind A Freezer Door

La Superior owner Felipe Mendez expands on his Cerveceria Havemeyer restaurant in Williamsburg next week, opening up a new space devoted to Mexican pantry items, mezcal and music. La Milagrosa Agave Bar and Listening Room (opening Wednesday)...

We Ordered (Almost) Everything On The Menu At Tim Ho Wan, The World's Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurantgallery

We Ordered (Almost) Everything On The Menu At Tim Ho Wan, The World's Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurant

Tim Ho Wan, the "world's cheapest Michelin restaurant," soft-opened in mid-December, drawing daily lines that wrapped around the block despite the frigid temperature. The lines have subsided (slightly) now that the restaurant's officially open, but they're still...

Keep On-The-Go Salads Crisp And Delicious With This Convenient Container

Keep On-The-Go Salads Crisp And Delicious With This Convenient Container

Salad on the go isn’t ever quite the same as when it’s fresh. That’s why this Salad-to-Go Bowl is key to keeping your salads crisp and your healthy eating resolution strong.

Late Night Empanadas To Cure The Winter Blues This Weekend

Late Night Empanadas To Cure The Winter Blues This Weekend

(Esperanto) Esperanto in the East Village just debuted a new Late Night menu that'll keep your belly full with yummy Latin American food when other places might be closed. Fridays and Saturdays from midnight until 2...

Celebrate Lunar New Year At These NYC Restaurants

Celebrate Lunar New Year At These NYC Restaurants

(istockphoto) This Saturday, January 28, is the start of the Lunar New Year 4714. It's the Chinese Year of the Rooster, and celebrations getting into high gear (there are fireworks over the Hudson River tonight!) and...

The 10 Best Mac & Cheeses In NYC

The 10 Best Mac & Cheeses In NYC

We could all use a little more cheese and pasta in our lives. Here's where to do it right. (DuMont Burger) DUMONT BURGER This is the kind of mac and cheese I wish I didn't know about,...

Sticky's Finger Joint Selling $1 Chicken Finger Baskets Today For New FiDi Storegallery

Sticky's Finger Joint Selling $1 Chicken Finger Baskets Today For New FiDi Store

The city's most innuendo-filled fried chicken purveyor, Sticky's Finger Joint, opens their fourth Manhattan restaurant today in the Financial District on Maiden Lane. And with it: really cheap baskets of food. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m....

Shake Shack Is Moving Across The Street From Columbia University

Shake Shack Is Moving Across The Street From Columbia University

A victory dance (scott lynch's flickr) It may seem like Shake Shack has infiltrated the bellies of every neighborhood in the city, but there are still plenty of areas that have not been slathered in shack...

Chinatown Dive Winnie's Poised For A Revivalvideo

Chinatown Dive Winnie's Poised For A Revival

It may still look as though Chinatown dive bar Winnie's still exists on Bayard Street, as the new tenant of the space—hip SoCal spot Lalo—retained the wind-worn exterior and signage when they took over. But make...

Portland's Metal Pizzeria Sizzle Pie Opens Next Week In Williamsburggallery

Portland's Metal Pizzeria Sizzle Pie Opens Next Week In Williamsburg

Their motto is "Death To False Pizza"—that's how you know Sizzle Pie doesn't fuck around. The Portland-born pizzeria moves into Williamsburg next Monday, transforming the former Grandma Rose's pizzeria into a pie slinging joint that'd send most...

Have You Tried This Protein-Packed, Healthy Halo Top Ice Cream Yet?

Have You Tried This Protein-Packed, Healthy Halo Top Ice Cream Yet?

(Jen Carlson/Gothamist) In 1993, Seinfeld aired an episode called "The Non-Fat Yogurt," in which the characters on the show, and seemingly all of New York City, become obsessed with a non-fat frozen yogurt spot that has...

The Playboy Club Is Returning To NYC

The Playboy Club Is Returning To NYC

(courtesy of LIFE magazine) Now that Trump's presidency has made the world safe for male chauvinism again, it seems like an appropriate time to bring back the Playboy Club and their famous "Bunnies" (i.e. human female...

Making Traditional Korean Spirits With Red Hook's Tokki Sojugalleryvideo

Making Traditional Korean Spirits With Red Hook's Tokki Soju

When it's not producing locally-made whiskey and rum, the Van Brunt Stillhouse acts as home to Tokki SOJU, the first traditionally-crafted rice soju made in the United States. Owner and creator Bran Hill—who was Van Brunt Stillhouse's...

A Frozen Food Restaurant Has Opened On The UWS

A Frozen Food Restaurant Has Opened On The UWSgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to the UWS for frozen food. THE VIBE Three years ago a specialty food store named Babeth's Feast opened on the Upper East Side, and the food it specialized...

Practice Mediterranean Escapism At Ousia In Hell's Kitchengallery

Practice Mediterranean Escapism At Ousia In Hell's Kitchen

Whenever visitors from out of town ask where to eat in Midtown during their stay, my first response is usually: don't. But if they persist, my go-to suggestion will always be Molyvos, a homey yet elegant Greek...

Photos: Ray's Candy Store Owner Celebrates 84th Birthday With Belly Dancer & Poetrygalleryvideo

Photos: Ray's Candy Store Owner Celebrates 84th Birthday With Belly Dancer & Poetry

Ray Alvarez, an East Village icon beloved for serving up ice cream, chili dogs, and fried Oreos from his eponymous "Candy Store" all hours of the day and night, turned 84 years old yesterday. And if you...

Free Shake Shack...If You Add Another App To Your iPhone

Free Shake Shack...If You Add Another App To Your iPhone

(Sai Mokhtari/Gothamist) If you can find some space between your Venmo, Uber and Instgram apps for one more, there's some free Shake Shack in it for you. The burger company announced a brand new app today,...

Artisanal Picklebacks & Gourmet Sloppy Joes Debut At Until Tomorrow In Clinton Hillgallery

Artisanal Picklebacks & Gourmet Sloppy Joes Debut At Until Tomorrow In Clinton Hill

Are picklebacks making a comeback? Did they ever leave? These are questions to ponder while throwing back shot glasses of Tromba Plata tequila paired with a tomatillo, cilantro, mint and jalapeno juice. Sad jarred pickle juice this...

Greenpoint Restaurant Offering Star-Shaped, Stuffed Crust Pizza For Happy Hour

Greenpoint Restaurant Offering Star-Shaped, Stuffed Crust Pizza For Happy Hour

(21 Greenpoint) Happy hour deals that include food are the best kind of happy hours. At 21 Greenpoint, chef Sean Telo's baking up special pies for the restaurant's happy hour on Tuesday - Friday from 6...

The Burger/Burrito Mashup Has Landed In Park Slope

The Burger/Burrito Mashup Has Landed In Park Slope

(courtesy Burgrito's) Hold on to your waistbands: Burgrito's, the Long Island transplant making a burger/burrito mashup, has opened in Park Slope. There's nowhere to run, people. The Burgrito will find you. "This enticing creation consists of...

Still Got It: Uncle Boons

Still Got It: Uncle Boons

via Facebook In this city, restaurants come and go faster than you can say "ethically sourced ramen burger." And even though there are great new additions to the culinary landscape popping up every week, you've gotta...

NYC's First Cheaper Whole Foods Spinoff '365' Lands In Fort Greene

NYC's First Cheaper Whole Foods Spinoff '365' Lands In Fort Greene

(Julia Wick/LAist) Whole Foods' new line of millennial-baiting stores will open its first NYC location in Fort Greene next year, as an anchor tenant inside a new development by the prolific Two Trees Management company. 365...

Brooklyn Brewery Won't Be Quitting Williamsburg Anytime Soon

Brooklyn Brewery Won't Be Quitting Williamsburg Anytime Soon

(Brooklyn Brewery) Unlike the L Train (RIP), Brooklyn Brewery won't be ditching Williamsburg after all. The brewery had plans to be an anchor tenant in the developing Brooklyn Navy Yard's Building 77, with a proposed rooftop...

We Could All Use A Little Fondue This Weekend

We Could All Use A Little Fondue This Weekend

Thinking about normal things like eating and drinking and carrying on with your life seem tough right now. Trust me, I know. But endure we must, and sustenance is necessary for all the important work to be...

A Brief History Of Delmonico's, New York City's First Restaurantgallery

A Brief History Of Delmonico's, New York City's First Restaurant

Until the Delmonico brothers opened their eponymous eatery in 1837, New York City didn't have a proper restaurant, just cafes and inns where diners had little control over what they were served. Delmonico's, New York's first a...

A Raw Cookie Dough Shop Is Opening In NYC Next Week

A Raw Cookie Dough Shop Is Opening In NYC Next Week

(courtesy Do) Stress eating raw cookie dough has the potentially irritating side effect of possibly landing you in the hospital. On the plus side: free Jello! In 2015, Kristen Tomlan found a way to make raw...

It's A Smoke Show At Pig Bleecker In Greenwich Villagegallery

It's A Smoke Show At Pig Bleecker In Greenwich Village

Pig Beach, purveyors of BBQ in Gowanus, expand their reach into Manhattan today with the opening of Pig Bleecker, their spinoff on...Bleecker Street. Chef Matt Abdoo, who was at Del Posto before turning to the smoker, doubles...

Cuomo Wants Wine & Beer Served In NY Movie Theaters

Cuomo Wants Wine & Beer Served In NY Movie Theaters

Nitehawk Cinema (Foursquare) It's a time honored tradition to sneak alcohol into the movie theater. You think anyone's watching Independence Day: Resurgence sober? Please. Dine-in cinemas like Nitehawk and Alamo have the ability to sell alcohol,...

Winc Offers The Best Boutique Wines On The Market For Under $7 A Bottle

Winc Offers The Best Boutique Wines On The Market For Under $7 A Bottle

If you’re one of those people who always thinks it’s a perfect time to have a glass of wine (we don’t judge), you’ll love Winc Wine Delivery.

Two Ambitious Vietnamese Restaurants Opened Recently, Only One Of Them Is Any Good

Two Ambitious Vietnamese Restaurants Opened Recently, Only One Of Them Is Any Goodgallery

Our latest Quick Bites brings us to two boroughs for two very different Vietnamese meals. THE VIBES Hanoi House on St. Marks Place is one of those friendly neighborhood restaurants that make you happy the moment you...

Chipotle Promises Its Chickens A Better Life Pre-Burrito

Chipotle Promises Its Chickens A Better Life Pre-Burrito

(Chipotle) Chipotle spent most of 2016 dealing with an optics nightmare following a multi-state E. coli outbreak, but the chain is hoping to make more positive headlines in 2017, with promises to improve the welfare of...

Restaurant Dishes Turned Into Doughnuts Are Doughnut Project's Latest Experimentgallery

Restaurant Dishes Turned Into Doughnuts Are Doughnut Project's Latest Experiment

The Doughnut Project's continuing mission to expand the parameters of the doughnut universe continues with their latest batch of speciality yeast treats, which are inspired by founders Troy Neal and Leslie Polizzotto's favorite restaurant dishes. The "Restaurant...

Free Fried Oreos Herald Creamline's New Location In Chelsea

Free Fried Oreos Herald Creamline's New Location In Chelsea

(Simmer Group) Creamline, the Chelsea Market stand serving "American Classics" that opened last year, debuts its first brick-and-mortar location this week. Also in Chelsea on 7th Avenue, the new Creamline's offering the same menu of humble...

Explore The Roots Of Southern Cooking & Other Ways To Eat Well This Week

Explore The Roots Of Southern Cooking & Other Ways To Eat Well This Week

(LIC Brewing) Sip on funky farmhouse ales and other brews by the LIC Beer Project on Tuesday evening at a special dinner hosted by DBGB. The LIC Beer Project Dinner pairs brews with dishes by Chef...

Meet The Unicorn Parade Milkshake, Now Offering Sugar Highs On The LESgallery

Meet The Unicorn Parade Milkshake, Now Offering Sugar Highs On The LES

New York City's Instagram ice cream game is not for the faint of heart. One minute you're sucking down Black Tap's insane sugary shakes; the next, taking giant licks of the genuinely excellent Soft Swerve. It's tough...

Maison Pickle Takes The French Dip Sandwich To The Next Levelgallery

Maison Pickle Takes The French Dip Sandwich To The Next Level

The unstoppable Upper West Side brunch force Jacob's Pickles hopes to strike gut-busting gold twice with their next restaurant, Maison Pickle, now open in the former Ouest space on Broadway. And friends: it's all about the french...

Greenpoint Jimmy's To Be Reborn As Canadian-Inspired Chez Ma Tante

Greenpoint Jimmy's To Be Reborn As Canadian-Inspired Chez Ma Tante

(Foursquare) Jimmy's, the Greenpoint offshoot of Williamsburg's popular Jimmy's Diner, closed at the end of last year, but the space already has a new tenant and a talented chef ready to take the helm. Chef Aidan...

Passed Dim Sum With Dumplings In Duck Pho Broth Begins This Weekend

Passed Dim Sum With Dumplings In Duck Pho Broth Begins This Weekend

Duck Pho Soup Dumplings (Tuome) Outstanding 2015 newcomer Tuome has begun a passed dim sum program to add to their menu on the weekends. Some things you might see being whirled around the tables: dumplings in...

Anita Lo's 17-Year-Old West Village Restaurant Annisa To Close In May

Anita Lo's 17-Year-Old West Village Restaurant Annisa To Close In May

(Annisa) Annisa, Anita Lo's 17-year-old West Village staple, will close in May. In a dispiriting report from the Times, Lo reveals that a substantial increase in real estate taxes, coupled with the new minimum wage increase,...

Gray's Papaya Rising

Gray's Papaya Rising

(David Chinchilla) By the end of January, NYC's last Gray's Papaya standing won't be so lonely, because the new Midtown location is just about up and running. Photographer David Chinchilla snapped this photo at 612 8th...

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