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Hunan Slurp Shop Is One Of The Best New Restaurants In The East Village

Hunan Slurp Shop Is One Of The Best New Restaurants In The East Villagegallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to one of the best new Asian restaurants to open in the East Village over the last few years. THE VIBE In recent years, the East Village has seen...

Aw, Apple Tried To Make Their Bagel Emoji Less Pitiful

Aw, Apple Tried To Make Their Bagel Emoji Less Pitiful

L-R: Bagel Emoji 1.0, Bagel Emoji 2.0 When the world's seemingly insurmountable problems feel too big, too out of our control, we tend to focus on little things we can control. And the bagel emoji gave...

Cool Cool Just A Little Something Extra In This Queens Grocery Baked Goods Sectionvideo

Cool Cool Just A Little Something Extra In This Queens Grocery Baked Goods Section

queens really is the most diverse borough pic.twitter.com/P4sINfpArL— grace marie (@nastyradishes) October 15, 2018 There's a lot we don't know at this hour. We don't know where exactly in Queens this video was taken, or how, or...

Ippudo Celebrating 10 Years With FREE RAMEN Tuesday

Ippudo Celebrating 10 Years With FREE RAMEN Tuesday

Ramen Zero. (Courtesy of Ippudo) Ippudo, one of the best ramen spots in the city, is celebrating a decade of success in NYC (and 33 years in Japan). To mark the occasion, they'll be giving away...

Inside Williamsburg's Museum Of Pizza Instagram Funhouse

Inside Williamsburg's Museum Of Pizza Instagram Funhousegallery

It's located in William Vale Hotel complex, and tickets cost $35.

Over 175 Small Food Businesses Displaced By Brooklyn Coworking Company Pilotworks

Over 175 Small Food Businesses Displaced By Brooklyn Coworking Company Pilotworks

Superlost Coffee was one of the small businesses ousted from the Pfizer building. (Courtesy Superlost/Instagram) Pilotworks, a coworking space for the food industry, unceremoniously shut its doors on Saturday, separating over 175 small business owners from...

End Of An Era: Photos From The Coffee Shop's Final Day

End Of An Era: Photos From The Coffee Shop's Final Daygallery

After 28 years of business, the Union Square adjacent Coffee Shop—part diner, part late-night lounge for models and celebs—has closed its doors. Co-owner Charles Milite had announced the closure back in July, noting: "The times have changed...

Morgenstern's Flagship Opens With A Whopping 88 Ice Cream Flavors

Morgenstern's Flagship Opens With A Whopping 88 Ice Cream Flavors gallery

The huge new space has seating for about fifty, inside and out, and the comically long menu includes 40 brand new flavors.

This 40 Pound Cheeseburger Pizza Is The Most Obscene Pizza In NYC

This 40 Pound Cheeseburger Pizza Is The Most Obscene Pizza In NYCvideo

(Champion Pizza) There are almost as many different styles of pizza in NYC as there are personal opinions about pizza—dollar slices, Detroit style, thing-crust pizza, sourdough pizza, and of particular interest to the slice at hand,...

Sammy Hagar To Bring Chill Beach Vibes To Times Square With New Cabo Wabo Cantina

Sammy Hagar To Bring Chill Beach Vibes To Times Square With New Cabo Wabo Cantina

Sammy Hagar hosts party at his Cabo Wabo Cantina, Las Vegas (Shutterstock) Ever since Mark Wahlberg's burger franchise, Wahlburgers, stopped paying rent on its Midtown outpost, you might've found yourself concerned about the coming scarcity of...

Eat The Best NYC Pizza Slices For $1 Each At Slice Out Hunger Pizza Event

Eat The Best NYC Pizza Slices For $1 Each At Slice Out Hunger Pizza Event

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) The only thing better than a pizza festival that doesn't turn out to be a scam is a pizza festival that doesn't turn out to be a scam that also benefits charity....

The 11 Best Milkshake Spots In NYC

The 11 Best Milkshake Spots In NYC

Let's start by saying this: Every season is Milkshake Season. And there are plenty of seriously soul-satisfying shakes around town (even pumpkin spice to compliment this particular season), concocted with varying degrees of complexity, and these are...

Can New Yorkers Get A Better Bagel Emoji Over Here?

Can New Yorkers Get A Better Bagel Emoji Over Here?

("Courtesy" of Apple) Soon, your iPhone will have 70 new emojis, and amongst them will be the glorious Bagel. Finally, no more typing the word "bagel" ever again. However, as all bagels were not created equal,...

Dim Sum Specialist Tim Ho Wan Says It Will Open Hell's Kitchen Location In October

Dim Sum Specialist Tim Ho Wan Says It Will Open Hell's Kitchen Location In Octobergallery

In late 2016, Tim Ho Wan opened the first New York location of their "cheapest Michelin-approved restaurant" chain in the East Village. Now nearly two years later, they are promising that a second location will be "coming...

Missy Robbins's New Italian Restaurant Misi Shines In Williamsburg

Missy Robbins's New Italian Restaurant Misi Shines In Williamsburg

(Evan Sung) The only problem with Missy Robbins's exceptional Williamsburg restaurant Lilia is getting a table. So when the acclaimed chef (and Obama favorite) opened her second Italian venture in Williamsburg, Misi, earlier this month, there...

A Mellow Review Of By Chloe's New CBD-Infused Product Line

A Mellow Review Of By Chloe's New CBD-Infused Product Linegallery

Two major events in the world of cannabidiol are happening today that may forever alter how we think about and use CBD: the DEA has officially placed CBD medication Epidiolex in Schedule V of the Controlled Substances...

The 13 Best Avocado Dishes In NYC

The 13 Best Avocado Dishes In NYC

Whether served on toast, as a dip, in a smoothie, or deep fried, here's where to find avocados at their best.

Video: Coffee Squirrel Just Can't Get Enough Bean Juice

Video: Coffee Squirrel Just Can't Get Enough Bean Juice

(Phil Davis/Flickr) Are you exhausted, bone-tired and sore after absorbing the myriad gut punches the news cycle dealt us this week, these past few weeks, months, years? Have you lived a century's worth of Monday mornings...

West Village Neighborhood Bistro Café Loup Will Reopen Today

West Village Neighborhood Bistro Café Loup Will Reopen Today

via Yelp After being shuttered earlier this month due to unpaid taxes, beloved neighborhood French bistro Café Loup is reopening later today. It will officially open its doors again to the West Village at 5:30 p.m....

'Unapologetically Authentic' Indian Food Awaits At The Thrilling New Adda

'Unapologetically Authentic' Indian Food Awaits At The Thrilling New Addagallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to LIC for some spectacular Indian food. THE VIBE It's not the most obvious location for one of the season's most exciting new restaurants. Adda, a contemporary "Indian Canteen,"...

Royal Halal Grill Wins Vendy Cup In Diverse Vendys Line-Up

Royal Halal Grill Wins Vendy Cup In Diverse Vendys Line-Upgallery

A husband and wife who emigrated from Bangladesh 28 years ago took the coveted Vendy Cup at this past weekend's 14th Annual Vendy Awards, which had the most diverse showcase of cuisines in recent memory. Their truck,...

Inside The New 'Comfortland' Doughnut Shop From The Queens Comfort Crew

Inside The New 'Comfortland' Doughnut Shop From The Queens Comfort Crewgallery

Earlier this year the good folks of Queens Comfort found a new, larger home for their much-loved, slightly demented Astoria restaurant and, much to the relief of the locals, the move only took them about two blocks...

New Pizzeria With Dipping Sauces Giving Out Slices Today In East Village

New Pizzeria With Dipping Sauces Giving Out Slices Today In East Villagegallery

Sauce Pizzeria, a new East Village restaurant slinging slices with a little crock of dipping sauce, is celebrating their opening by giving out free pizza today (September 21st). The new spot is fully opening Saturday with a...

West Village Neighborhood Bistro Café Loup Has Been Seized By Tax Department

West Village Neighborhood Bistro Café Loup Has Been Seized By Tax Department

Photo courtesy Caroline Eisenmann Café Loup, the French bistro that has been a West Village mainstay for decades, has been shuttered after being seized by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance over unpaid...

Eat Your Way Through New York With Our NYC Food Bingo Card

Eat Your Way Through New York With Our NYC Food Bingo Card

Click here for larger image. (Design by Sarah Butler) Last month, we presented our NYC Bingo Card, featuring squares filled with some beloved (and a few dreaded) New York City sights. A bodega cat, mismatched subway...

Lovely New Cafe Brings Flavors Of North Africa To Carmine Street

Lovely New Cafe Brings Flavors Of North Africa To Carmine Streetgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to the West Village for North Africa cuisine. THE VIBE Diana Tandia is the owner, chef, counter-worker, server, busser, and occasional tea-pourer at her delightful new cafe in the...

Ferry Frustrating: Diner En Blanc Left Some Participants Fuming Over Long Wait For Boats

Ferry Frustrating: Diner En Blanc Left Some Participants Fuming Over Long Wait For Boatsgallery

Every year, huge numbers of New Yorkers convene for the wildly popular, medium-mysterious, BYO-dinner table event, Diner en Blanc. Thousands of participants sporting crisp whites and packing elaborate decorations look forward to a night of outdoor feasting,...

What To Eat At The Annual Feast Of San Gennaro

What To Eat At The Annual Feast Of San Gennaro gallery

Ninety two years ago, when Mulberry Street hosted NYC's first Feast of San Gennaro, there certainly wasn’t anyone hawking fried mozzarella balls coated in falafel, or boozy gummy bears, or disturbingly realistic Shar-Pei puppy ice creams. Here...

Meet The 2018 Vendy Cup Nominees gallery

Meet The 2018 Vendy Cup Nominees

The 14th annual Vendy Awards go down at Governors Island this Saturday, when 25 of New York's best street vendors go head to head in five categories: best dessert, best rookie, best market, best breakfast (a new...

Is This Ultra-Realistic Dog Ice Cream Adorable Or Intensely Disturbing?

Is This Ultra-Realistic Dog Ice Cream Adorable Or Intensely Disturbing?

Fried dough with powdered sugar, or marinara? Back in my day, that's what street fair fare was all about. Today, things are dreadfully different. Behold, the weirdest goddamn thing we saw at The Feast of San Gennaro...

(UPDATE) Free Food Alert: Unlimited Hot Pot & Chinese BBQ If You Vote Tomorrow!!!

(UPDATE) Free Food Alert: Unlimited Hot Pot & Chinese BBQ If You Vote Tomorrow!!!gallery

Calling all New Yorkers who love democracy and also dunking assorted meats into simmering bowls of spicy soup: Asian fusion chain 99 Favor Taste is offering free, basically unlimited hot pot and Chinese barbecue to anyone...

Cynthia Nixon Turns #Bagelgate Yuck Into Fundraising Yum

Cynthia Nixon Turns #Bagelgate Yuck Into Fundraising Yum

(Jen Chung/Gothamist) Cynthia Nixon will not be bagel-shamed. Two days out from the Democratic primary, and heavily trailing in the polls, the gubernatorial candidate is now doubling down on her stomach-and-take-churning Zabar's order—which, in case you...

Tiny New Sichuan Spot For Malatang Opens On Mercer Street

Tiny New Sichuan Spot For Malatang Opens On Mercer Streetgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Peppercorn Kitchen for some Asian comfort food on Mercer Street. THE VIBE Located in the heart of NYU territory and already busy with back-to-schoolers, Peppercorn Kitchen is a...

Gabrielle Hamilton & Ashley Merriman Pull Out Of Spotted Pig Deal

Gabrielle Hamilton & Ashley Merriman Pull Out Of Spotted Pig Deal

Gabrielle Hamilton (Nancy Gomez/BFA.com/Shutterstock) Prune restaurateurs Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman, who announced in June that they would be partnering with disgraced restaurateur Ken Friedman at The Spotted Pig, have exited that deal, according to an...

There's A Month-Long Waitlist For The $75 Whole Smoked Watermelon At Duck's Eatery

There's A Month-Long Waitlist For The $75 Whole Smoked Watermelon At Duck's Eatery

Whole Smoked Watermelon Ham (Courtesy of Duck's Eatery) This is the year of the viral hams. First came the resurgence of steamed hams. And now comes the watermelon smoked ham... which is not really a ham...

SEE IT: Cynthia Nixon Orders Cinnamon Raisin Bagel With... Lox And Capersvideo

SEE IT: Cynthia Nixon Orders Cinnamon Raisin Bagel With... Lox And Capers

The 10th circle of hell (Jen Chung / Gothamist) There's something about New York's endless supply of authentic eateries that transforms hopeful politicians into weird aliens who’ve never before encountered the concept of food: Back in...

Eat Lemons And Cotton Candy Clouds At The Beautiful LROOM Cafe

Eat Lemons And Cotton Candy Clouds At The Beautiful LROOM Cafegallery

Xue Ling, the owner of the brand new LROOM Cafe near Union Square, didn’t set out to be a restaurateur. A graduate of Parsons who did a stint in the fashion world, Ling found her passion in...

Beloved Morgenstern's Will Open Enormous New Ice Cream Parlor On LaGuardia Place

Beloved Morgenstern's Will Open Enormous New Ice Cream Parlor On LaGuardia Place

Morgenstern's (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Morgenstern's, one of the city's best ice cream shops, is opening a second shop in the former location of the Silver Spurs diner at 490 LaGuardia Place. It will be much...

These NYC Neighborhoods Have The Most Maddening Ice Cream Truck Noise

These NYC Neighborhoods Have The Most Maddening Ice Cream Truck Noise

(Robert S/ flickr) The creepy Mister Softee songs mysteriously emanating from LinkNYC kiosks have gotten a lot of attention lately, but let's not forget that the original source of that ominous melody is still out there,...

City Tamale, A Hunts Point Haven, Wants Tamales To Rule The Streets Of NYgallery

City Tamale, A Hunts Point Haven, Wants Tamales To Rule The Streets Of NY

Israel Veliz dreams of a tamale factory in Hunts Point, Bronx: A factory that can produce 10,000 tamales a day, shipped all over the city, supplying coffee carts and street vendors, as well as franchises that rival...

Legendarily Profane Restaurant Owner Kenny Shopsin Is Dead

Legendarily Profane Restaurant Owner Kenny Shopsin Is Dead

Kenny Shopsin, whose "my way or the highway" approach to serving customers made him a lovable if extremely grumpy figure in the NYC food world, passed away over the Labor Day weekend. His daughter Tamara Shopsin said on Instagram that the Essex Street Market location would be open on Wednesday, "My dad won’t be there in body but he will be there. I love you dad."

Randall's Barbecue Doesn't Deliver On Opening Hype  gallery

Randall's Barbecue Doesn't Deliver On Opening Hype

The new LES faux-joint has some work to be done.

Inside Paulie Gee's Retro Slice Shop, Now Open In Greenpoint gallery

Inside Paulie Gee's Retro Slice Shop, Now Open In Greenpoint

Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint makes some of the city's best pizza, but excruciating table waits and a notorious no-takeout policy means that it can be frustratingly difficult to actually eat there. Which is one of the reasons...

Pork Laden Extravaganza Pig Island Returns to Red Hook

Pork Laden Extravaganza Pig Island Returns to Red Hook

If your plans for next Saturday involve stress-shopping at IKEA, maybe skip the meatballs and lingonberry sauce and instead walk across the street to the 9th annual Pig Island festival at Erie Basin Park in Red Hook.

Hank's Saloon To Be Resurrected Inside New Brooklyn Food Hall

Hank's Saloon To Be Resurrected Inside New Brooklyn Food Hall

James Stave's flickr Last year, it was announced that beloved Boerum Hill dive bar Hank's Saloon would be closing at the end of 2018 for all the usual reasons (a new developer who has plans to...

The 13 Best Cold Noodle Dishes In NYC

The 13 Best Cold Noodle Dishes In NYC

"Noodles are a dish best served cold" is... not really a thing. Great noodles are great no matter what their temperature! But given that it's been extremely hot and humid out there this summer, here's a handy...

NYC's Best Street Food Vendors Are Gathering At Governors Island For The Annual Vendy Awards

NYC's Best Street Food Vendors Are Gathering At Governors Island For The Annual Vendy Awards

(Clay Williams) The 14th Annual Vendy Awards, the longest-running street food competition, returns to Governors Island this year on September 22. The Vendys celebrates 25 of NYC’s best food vendors all selected by the public. The...

The Spotted Pig Under Investigation By NY Attorney General

The Spotted Pig Under Investigation By NY Attorney General

The Spotted Pig. (Photo via triborough on flickr) The New York Attorney General's office has subpoenaed the holding company that owns The Spotted Pig, and its owner Ken Friedman, reported the NY Times. The subpoena is...

Bed Stuy Gets A Great Taiwanese Comfort Food Spot

Bed Stuy Gets A Great Taiwanese Comfort Food Spot  gallery

Fan Fried Rice Bar is located on DeKalb Avenue, and serves ten variations of its naesake dish.

You Can Now Order FREE Los Pollos Hermanos Meal To Celebrate The Return Of 'Better Call Saul'

You Can Now Order FREE Los Pollos Hermanos Meal To Celebrate The Return Of 'Better Call Saul'

AMC In season four, the brilliant Better Call Saul remains the best show on TV about decent men who make devastating-but-understandable moral compromises as they find themselves inexorably pulled toward an inevitable destination. But the show...

Nathan's Hot Dog Chairman Hosting Trump Fundraiser In The Hamptons

Nathan's Hot Dog Chairman Hosting Trump Fundraiser In The Hamptons

Howard Lorber leaves Trump Tower in New York, 2016. (Richard Drew/AP/Shutterstock) Bad news for liberal fans of maltodextrin and metal fragments: Bloomberg reports that Howard Lorber, a Manhattan developer and executive chairman of Nathan’s Famous Inc.,...

After Two-Year Absence, The Four Seasons Restaurant Is Now Open Inside New Space

After Two-Year Absence, The Four Seasons Restaurant Is Now Open Inside New Spacegallery

The iconic Four Seasons Restaurant is reopening in Manhattan on Wednesday after a two-year hiatus and a $30 million buildout. After vacating the landmarked Seagram Building in 2016 (Major Food Group has since taken over, transforming it...

Don't Panic: Reports Of 'Oat Milk Shortage' Are Greatly Exaggerated

Don't Panic: Reports Of 'Oat Milk Shortage' Are Greatly Exaggerated

A carton of coveted oat milk on the counter of the Joe's coffee bar inside a Cadillac dealership in Soho (exhales slowly) For most of the time that places have been serving lattes in New York,...

Andy Ricker Will Close Pok Pok Ny On September 2

Andy Ricker Will Close Pok Pok Ny On September 2

Pok Pok back in 2012 (Sam Horine/Gothamist) Pok Pok Ny, the Thai restaurant that won accolades since opening in Red Hook in 2012, will only be around for a few more weeks. The NY Times reported...

This New Astoria Restaurant Is Serving Up CBD Cocktails And Special Sauce

This New Astoria Restaurant Is Serving Up CBD Cocktails And Special Sauce

A Rolled Fashioned at Adriaen Block (Lily Brown) New York City has been infused with CBD—if you don't want to simply drop it on your tongue, you can get a calming hit of it in your...

Governors Island OctFest Food Line-Up Includes Mission Chinese, Roberta's, And KronnerBurger

Governors Island OctFest Food Line-Up Includes Mission Chinese, Roberta's, And KronnerBurger

The Kronner Burger (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) After unveiling the musical acts last week—which include the Flaming Lips, Vince Staples, Madison McFerrin, and Yo La Tengo—OctFest has now revealed its food vendors, and it's an impressive group. Mission...

New 'New York Pizza Festival' Hopes To Avoid Fate Of Last Year's New York Pizza 'Fyre' Festival

New 'New York Pizza Festival' Hopes To Avoid Fate Of Last Year's New York Pizza 'Fyre' Festival

Adam Kuban's flickr Last year, the inaugural New York City Pizza Festival was dubbed the Fyre Festival of NYC food events after attendees paid up to $75 for a "total scam" that had them waiting over...

Key Lime Pie, The State Pie Of Florida, May Have Originated In NYC

Key Lime Pie, The State Pie Of Florida, May Have Originated In NYC

Madison Avenue Lime Pie (Ralph Daily/ flickr) The James Beard Award Winning Cookbook, BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts was published nearly a year ago, but the book is now facing criticism over its assertion that Key Lime...

Retro Restaurant Bernie's Nails The Atmosphere, But Food Needs A Little More Love

Retro Restaurant Bernie's Nails The Atmosphere, But Food Needs A Little More Lovegallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to retro resto Bernie's on the Williamsburg-Greenpoint border. THE VIBE Two years ago Zach and Alex Frankel opened their eponymous, old-school-looking Jewish deli on the Williamsburg/Greenpoint border, and it's...

'High Energy Vibe Dining' Restaurant Sushi Roxx Allegedly Double Charged Customers

'High Energy Vibe Dining' Restaurant Sushi Roxx Allegedly Double Charged Customers

The restaurant in 2015 (Andrew Werner/Gothamist) The midtown restaurant and spontaneous theatrical celebration Sushi Roxx unexpectedly closed last week, Page Six reported. The owner, Jason Apfelbaum, was nowhere to be found. Some of the restaurant's suddenly...

'It's The Size Of A Shoe': Huge Oyster Found In Hudson River, By Pier 40

'It's The Size Of A Shoe': Huge Oyster Found In Hudson River, By Pier 40gallery

"Before the 20th century, when people thought of New York, they thought of oysters," Mark Kurlansky writes in his book about the history of NYC's famous bivalve, The Big Oyster. But did one of the biggest oysters...

Sky-High Manhatta Restaurant Is Too Beautiful For This Worldgallery

Sky-High Manhatta Restaurant Is Too Beautiful For This World

Located on the top floor of 28 Liberty Street, the first thing Danny Meyer's new Manhatta restaurant serves up to its guests is breathtaking views. The 60th floor dining room (and bar, and events space) offers 360...

Gowanus Restaurant Owned By Alleged Tree-Murdering Chef Is Closed

Gowanus Restaurant Owned By Alleged Tree-Murdering Chef Is Closed

Chef Adam. Accused Killer The Gowanus restaurant owned by a celebrity chef who was arrested last month for allegedly attempting to poison his neighbor's beloved maple tree appears to have closed. Neighbors say Bar Salumi, located...

SNAP Beneficiaries Can Continue To Use EBT At Farmers Markets Through The Growing Season

SNAP Beneficiaries Can Continue To Use EBT At Farmers Markets Through The Growing Season

Union Square Greenmarket (Mack Male/ flickr) SNAP beneficiaries will not have to fear losing the ability to pay with EBT at farmers markets, through the rest of the growing season at least. Governor Cuomo announced today...

Murray's Cheese Is Bringing Cheese Ice Cream Into Your Life

Murray's Cheese Is Bringing Cheese Ice Cream Into Your Life

(Courtesy of Murray's) CHEESE ICE CREAM, a creation which can only be typed in ALL CAPS, is coming to New York, albeit briefly, as all good things will be ruined if you add time to the...

L.A.'s 'Ramen With A Soul' Now Available In East Village gallery

L.A.'s 'Ramen With A Soul' Now Available In East Village

Tom Nadeau opened the first Tatsu Ramen in 2012, in Los Angeles, because he felt like no one was making noodles in that town that were as good as the ones he had eaten in Tokyo. It's...

Barclays Center Will Ban Straws

Barclays Center Will Ban Straws

Barclays Center Interior (Fort Greene Focus/ flickr) The Barclays Center will be the first sports and entertainment venue in the city to ban plastic straws, the NY Post reports. The ban, which will come at the...

These Are NYC's Noisiest Bars (Or The Bars With The Whiniest Neighbors?)

These Are NYC's Noisiest Bars (Or The Bars With The Whiniest Neighbors?)

Goatwhore performing at Saint Vitus Bar, no. 5 on the list, in 2017 (Jeffrey Pollack/ flickr) New York's hottest bar is Velvet Rope Lounge. It. Has. Everything. A human sized hookah. A giant cardboard bear. An...

The 13 Best Pie Places In NYC

The 13 Best Pie Places In NYC

Pie may get the most attention around the winter holidays, but really folks, is there a bad time of year to fork into a slice of banana cream or apple or blueberry or...? No, of course not....

Customer Finds Skimmer On ATM At Grimaldi's, Police Say

Customer Finds Skimmer On ATM At Grimaldi's, Police Say

No slices, cash only (Yelp) Grimaldi's in DUMBO, which attracts hordes of tourists and New Yorkers hankering for its thin crust pizza, is cash only, so it has an ATM in the restaurant for customers. Unfortunately,...

Stopgap Measure Allows Farmers Markets To Accept EBT For One More Month

Stopgap Measure Allows Farmers Markets To Accept EBT For One More Month

Union Square Greenmarket (star5112/ flickr) Earlier this month, the company responsible for the app allowing farmers markets across the country to process EBT payments announced that they were shutting down on July 31st. The app, Mobile...

Yelp Rolls Out Health Scores For Restaurants In NYC

Yelp Rolls Out Health Scores For Restaurants In NYC

Way to go Jack's Wife Freda (via Yelp) This week Yelp announced that it would be expanding its use of health scores to restaurant profiles in New York, California, Illinois, Texas, and Washington D.C. The initiative...

Bed Stuy's Peri Peri Grill House Brings Bold Flavors To Casual Food Classicsgallery

Bed Stuy's Peri Peri Grill House Brings Bold Flavors To Casual Food Classics

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Bed Stuy to an under-the-radar counter spot serving up flavorful dishes. THE VIBE "Meet Peri Peri..." reads the expository quadriptych hanging near the front of this new casual...

New Cocktail Bar Stay Gold Serving Up Bourbon Slushies & Fancy Triscuits

New Cocktail Bar Stay Gold Serving Up Bourbon Slushies & Fancy Triscuitsgallery

Have you ever been to that little cocktail bar tucked away below MacDougal Street? The Up & Up is housed in the old Gaslight Cafe space (1958-1971), and serves up incredible drinks to those who can afford...

Make Room In Your Belly For Hester Street Fair's Ice Cream Social On Saturday

Make Room In Your Belly For Hester Street Fair's Ice Cream Social On Saturday

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) It's Ice Cream Month (though, let's face it, when is it not Ice Cream Month?), and this Saturday the Hester Street Fair is hosting its annual Ice Cream Social, a beloved event...

A Trip To Pesso's, A Beloved Ice Shop In Bayside, Queensgallery

A Trip To Pesso's, A Beloved Ice Shop In Bayside, Queens

Pesso's Ices & Ice Cream in Bayside, Queens has been offering up sweet relief on hot summer days for nearly 15 years. The shop — run by retired house painter Gidon Pesso an his son Aylon —...

This Ice Cream Breakfast Sandwich Is Now Available In NYC

This Ice Cream Breakfast Sandwich Is Now Available In NYC

(Madeleine Crenshaw/Gothamist) Forget the beloved BEC for a sec, you can now have ice cream for breakfast. For $5, you can pick up a Sicilian Breakfast Sandwich at Pasta Flyer. The miniature brioche bun features vanilla,...

Meet The Woman Behind Sofreh, NYC's Most Exciting Persian Restaurantgallery

Meet The Woman Behind Sofreh, NYC's Most Exciting Persian Restaurant

Every Persian restaurant I’ve ever been to has been a copy of the previous one. White tablecloths, heavy wooden chairs, photographs of Persian ruins or Iranian architectural marvels, and the exact same menu every time. When Iranians...

A Mural Honoring Anthony Bourdain Has Gone Up On The Lower East Side

A Mural Honoring Anthony Bourdain Has Gone Up On The Lower East Side

(Madeleine Crenshaw / Gothamist) It's been over a month since Anthony Bourdain tragically took his life, and while many have flocked to the late chef's old kitchen at Les Halles to contribute to a sidewalk memorial,...

SNAP Recipients Might Be Shut Out Of Farmers Markets Soon

SNAP Recipients Might Be Shut Out Of Farmers Markets Soon

Union Square Greenmarket (star5112/ flickr) A week ago the Washington Post reported that SNAP recipients across the country could lose their ability to buy food at farmers markets, because of the USDA's change in vendors for...

Trouble In Paradi$e: Health Dept Closes Outdoor SoHo Lounge Gitano

Trouble In Paradi$e: Health Dept Closes Outdoor SoHo Lounge Gitano

A fence halfheartedly blocked the entrance of Gitano on Friday morning (Madeleine Crenshaw / Gothamist) The trendy Tulum-themed outdoor SoHo popup club Gitano was temporarily closed by the Health Department this week (see update below). According...

Coffee Shop, Longtime Union Square Eatery, Will Close In October

Coffee Shop, Longtime Union Square Eatery, Will Close In October

Coffee Shop, the Brazilian-American restaurant across from Union Square, is closing after 28 years. The NY Post reports that the restaurant's last day will be October 11th and that the co-owner Charles Milite announced the closure to staff earlier today.

Paradise Lo$t: SoHo's New Palm Tree Outdoor Club Gitano Is A Bad Trip

Paradise Lo$t: SoHo's New Palm Tree Outdoor Club Gitano Is A Bad Trip

Just another evening at Gitano (Gothamist) As a general rule, New Yorkers have to be at least a little masochistic. How else can we justify being crammed together, ribcage-to-ribcage, on sweltering subway cars, day after day...

The 11 Best Eggplant Parm Spots In NYC

The 11 Best Eggplant Parm Spots In NYC

Eggplant Parmigiana is a tricky dish. Mess up the balance of the three main ingredients just a little, or don't adjust the cooking time to the thickness of your slices, and you wind up with either an...

Street Food Vendors Fight City Proposal To Require GPS Trackers

Street Food Vendors Fight City Proposal To Require GPS Trackers

A New York street vendor (Adam Cohn/ flickr) A new rule proposed by the Health Department would outfit every mobile food vendor with a GPS tracking device, as part of a bill that will force mobile...

Candytopia Bringing Immersive Instagrammable Candy Pop-Up To Midtown

Candytopia Bringing Immersive Instagrammable Candy Pop-Up To Midtowngallery

Between the upcoming opening of The Museum Of Pizza and the return of The Museum Of Ice Cream (note: neither of these are actual museums), there is no shortage of food-based Instagrammable events for New Yorkers looking...

Nobody F*cks With De Jesus: Bronx Chef's 'Breaking Bread' Pop-Up Dinners Are Tight Tight Tight

Nobody F*cks With De Jesus: Bronx Chef's 'Breaking Bread' Pop-Up Dinners Are Tight Tight Tight

Chef Jose de Jesus, with Chef Andi Sensang, left, plating a dish at Mottley Kitchen (Andres O'Hara) When Chef Jose de Jesus first began thinking about creating pop-up dinners throughout the Bronx, one image that came...

Enjoy These Delicious Malaysian Snacks At The Expansive Update Of Kopitiam

Enjoy These Delicious Malaysian Snacks At The Expansive Update Of Kopitiamgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to "a traditional Malaysian coffee shop." THE VIBE In its previous iteration on eastern Canal Street (where it was located for about two years starting in 2015), Kopitiam was...

Van Leeuwen Is Giving Out Free Scoops Today🍦

Van Leeuwen Is Giving Out Free Scoops Today🍦

(Karen Blumberg via Flickr) In honor of its 10th anniversary (time flies!), Van Leeuwen will be giving out free scoops from its signature yellow truck. The artisan ice cream shop, which got its start as a...

Starbucks Will Drop Plastic Straws By 2020, Offering Sippy Lids For Iced Drinks

Starbucks Will Drop Plastic Straws By 2020, Offering Sippy Lids For Iced Drinks

The strawless lids (Starbucks) Starbucks will be removing single-use plastic straws from its 28,000 locations worldwide by 2020, the company announced on Monday morning. The corporate coffee/public restroom chain believes "the move will eliminate more than...

Dominique Ansel's Watermelon Soft Serve Served In A Watermelon IS BACK

Dominique Ansel's Watermelon Soft Serve Served In A Watermelon IS BACK

(Madeleine Crenshaw/ Gothamist) Listen, it may have cooled off a bit, but it's just going to get soul-crushingly hot and humid again. And when it does, you should probably eat ice cream. Yes, the Dominque Ansel's...

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