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East Village's Tableside Italian Cook Shoppe Serves A Standout Piece Of Octopusgallery

East Village's Tableside Italian Cook Shoppe Serves A Standout Piece Of Octopus

Not that this town has any shortage of standout Italian spots, but a new neighborhood joint is always welcome. Enter, then, Tableside Italian Cook Shoppe, a cute little corner eatery in the East Village serving up super-rich...

Underground Rum Bar Fishbone Debuts Friday Night In Chelseagallery

Underground Rum Bar Fishbone Debuts Friday Night In Chelsea

The bar component to the second location of fish spot Seamore's opens Friday night in Chelsea with a bevy of bespoke rum cocktails, rum flights and frozen rum-based drinks. Located below the restaurant down a set of...

Historic Prospect Park Tree Inspired This Park Slope Restaurantgallery

Historic Prospect Park Tree Inspired This Park Slope Restaurant

The gnarled and knotty branches of the imposing, almost gothic-looking Camperdown Elm tree inspired not just a famous piece of poetry, but also a new restaurant opening Friday adjacent to the tree's home in Prospect Park. Camperdown...

An All-You-Can-Eat Japanese Brunch Debuts In Midtown On Sunday

An All-You-Can-Eat Japanese Brunch Debuts In Midtown On Sunday

Bronx Brewery (Facebook The Bronx Brewery's lively backyard in Port Morris hosts a three weekend music series beginning this Saturday evening. The Summer Done Right series, co-produced with Lord Finesse, includes live performances by Boogie Blind...

Queens Is Getting Its Very Own Hot Sauce Made By Peppers From Community Gardens

Queens Is Getting Its Very Own Hot Sauce Made By Peppers From Community Gardens

(Queens 7 Hot Sauce) A small but fiery Bronx-based hot sauce operation is expanding to Queens this fall. Small Axe Peppers and GrowNYC, who together launched the community garden-produced Bronx Hot Sauce, announced that a similar...

Here's What You'll Be Eating At Governors Island's Full Moon Festival This Summer

Here's What You'll Be Eating At Governors Island's Full Moon Festival This Summer

(Scott Lynch/Gothamist) The exuberant musical celebration Full Moon Festival returns to Governors Island July 8th with a lineup of acts that'll unfold over two stages, up from the one last year. While the musical acts—which include...

An Ice Cream Carnival Has Been Unleashed In Nolita & Nobody's Instagram Feed Is Safegallery

An Ice Cream Carnival Has Been Unleashed In Nolita & Nobody's Instagram Feed Is Safe

Fresh off their Eggslut insanity, new Nolita venue Chefs Club Counter debuts their next bit of Instagram bait: an OddFellows Carnival pop-up in partnership with the Williamsburg ice cream shop. Prepare to see a ton of cotton...

The 8 Best Lobster Rolls In NYC

The 8 Best Lobster Rolls In NYC

First, let's be clear here: lobster rolls, even the "cheap" ones you see at every market and festival these days, are very much a luxury item. (This wasn't always the case.) With prices ranging from $17 at...

Last Minute Deal Saves 67-Year-Old Donohue's Steak House From Closure

Last Minute Deal Saves 67-Year-Old Donohue's Steak House From Closure

(Yelp) A taste of old New York will remain on the Upper East Side's Lexington Avenue, where longtime restaurant Donohue's Steak House received a reprieve. The 67-year-old restaurant was poised to shut down this week after...

Beer & Wine Will Not Be Coming To A Movie Theater Near You

Beer & Wine Will Not Be Coming To A Movie Theater Near You

Looks like every theater won't be turning into Alamo Drafthouse anytime soon. (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) Earlier this year, before everyone was angry at him about the trains, Governor Cuomo threw his weight behind the idea of allowing...

David Chang's Fuku Bringing Whole Fried Chicken To Wall Street

David Chang's Fuku Bringing Whole Fried Chicken To Wall Street

(Zach DeZon) The new Financial District outpost of David Chang's dedicated fried chicken outlet fuku began its soft opening Tuesday evening, serving dinner Monday through Friday beginning at 5 p.m. The superb fried chicken sandwich that...

A Shop Devoted To Cream Cheese Will Open In The East Villagegallery

A Shop Devoted To Cream Cheese Will Open In The East Village

In Becky Rosenthal's mind, the bagel has outshone its spreadable cheese counterpoint for far too long. "We want to reclaim cream cheese as a New York staple food item," Rosenthal declares. "You have bagels and you have...

Junzi Kitchen Brings Delicious Noodle Bowls & Night Lunches To Morningside Heights

Junzi Kitchen Brings Delicious Noodle Bowls & Night Lunches To Morningside Heightsgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to the Columbia area for some noodles and a promise of "night lunches." THE VIBE If social media is any guide, the Junzi Kitchen in New Haven is a...

Littleneck Opens Sunny Seafood Sequel In Williamsburggallery

Littleneck Opens Sunny Seafood Sequel In Williamsburg

A new Littleneck in Williamsburg makes for a trio of restaurants bearing that name in Brooklyn, including an original in Gowanus and an "outpost" cafe and grocer in Greenpoint. Owners Andy Curtin and Aaron Lefkove, along with...

El Atoradero Will Be Operating A Taqueria At The New Littlefield In Gowanus

El Atoradero Will Be Operating A Taqueria At The New Littlefield In Gowanus

(Clay Williams/Gothamist) Eight year old Gowanus venue Littlefield recently uprooted from Degraw Street to new and larger digs a block away on Sackett Street. Joining them in this new venture: El Atoradero, the Prospect Heights darling...

Opening Of D.C.'s Popular &pizza Marks Another Fast Casual Pizzeria For NYC

Opening Of D.C.'s Popular &pizza Marks Another Fast Casual Pizzeria For NYC

(Scott Suchman) Fast casual pizza chains are invading NYC. Two California-based companies are opening outlets in multiple boroughs and now D.C.-originated &pizza—yes, the ampersand is intentional—debuts Tuesday in NoMad. The brand, which boasts 21 shops in...

Free Vodka Ice Pops & Chinese Nachos Top This Week's Eating Adventures

Free Vodka Ice Pops & Chinese Nachos Top This Week's Eating Adventures

(Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana) Chef Tony Conte, who runs Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana in Maryland, collaborates with our own Chef Justin Bazdarich of Speedy Romeo on Tuesday on some special pies and dishes for the evening. The duo...

Dine Iberian-Style At Cervo's, Opening This Week On The Lower East Sidegallery

Dine Iberian-Style At Cervo's, Opening This Week On The Lower East Side

Nialls Fallon and Nick Perkins, the duo behind Mediterranean restaurant Hart's in Bed-Stuy, are once again looking to the coastal flavors of Europe with their latest venture Cervo's, set to open this week on the Lower East...

Brooklyn's Avocado Restaurant Eyes Manhattan, World Domination

Brooklyn's Avocado Restaurant Eyes Manhattan, World Domination

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) Apparently it only takes about two months to go from opening a niche restaurant that's an instant viral hit to planning an expansion into a fast-casual chain. Avocaderia, the "world's first" avocado bar, only...

Please Do Not Use Coca-Cola As A Self-Tanner

Please Do Not Use Coca-Cola As A Self-Tanner

Just when you thought this was the least healthy thing you could do with soda, here's a much less healthy thing. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) It's summer, and in addition to people wanting to take advantage...

Will We Have '5-Minute Delivery' With The Amazon-Whole Foods Deal?

Will We Have '5-Minute Delivery' With The Amazon-Whole Foods Deal?gallery

Amazon has officially thrown down the gauntlet in the supermarket wars with its $13.7 billion all-cash purchase of Whole Foods. But what does it really mean? Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, who will stick around after the...

Inside DeKalb Market Hall, The Gigantic New Brooklyn Food Hall With A Katz's Outpostgallery

Inside DeKalb Market Hall, The Gigantic New Brooklyn Food Hall With A Katz's Outpost

The Dekalb Market has come a long way from its origins as a ragtag collection of food vendors located inside shipping containers. On Friday, the market was reborn (if in name only) as The Dekalb Market Hall,...

An 'Adult Lemonade Stand' Debuts In Flatiron & A Biergarten Opens In Brooklyn

An 'Adult Lemonade Stand' Debuts In Flatiron & A Biergarten Opens In Brooklyn

(Pergola) Boozy ice creams and popsicles have become a popular choice for grown ups trying to cool down on hot summer nights. Over at Pergola in the Flatiron, on Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m....

Prime Organic: Amazon To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

Prime Organic: Amazon To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

(Getty Images) The future, for those who can afford it, is organic fair trade locally-sourced artisanal bespoke groceries delivered by drone: Amazon has announced that it will acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Amazon CEO...

Here's What To Eat At The Bryant Park Summer Movie Screenings

Here's What To Eat At The Bryant Park Summer Movie Screenings

(courtesy Hester Street Fair) The HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival returns June 19th with a lineup of the most popular films screened during the outdoor movie stalwart's 25 years. Bringing a picnic for the mad...

Take The Little Alley To Find NYC's Newest Shanghainese Restaurantgallery

Take The Little Alley To Find NYC's Newest Shanghainese Restaurant

"During the '80s when I was born, Shanghai wasn't nearly as developed as it is today: instead of skyscrapers, long tang were everywhere. I spent my childhood within these alleys' grey brick walls, going to and from...

Enormous Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches Fly In From L.A. Next Week

Enormous Macaron Ice Cream Sandwiches Fly In From L.A. Next Week

(courtesy MILK) First came slutty egg sandwiches, now it's a frozen dessert. NYC continues its role as host for L.A.-based foodstuffs next week with the arrival of MILK, an ice cream purveyor specializing in gigantic ice...

Forget The Rooftop, The Met's Balcony Bar Is The Museum's Best Cocktail Spotgallery

Forget The Rooftop, The Met's Balcony Bar Is The Museum's Best Cocktail Spot

Visiting The Met on a Friday evening, when the Museum stays open until 9 p.m., has been a favorite pilgrimage of mine since I moved to the Upper East Side just after graduating from NYU. One great...

NYC Now Has THREE Restaurants Hawking Bowls Of Sugary Cerealgallery

NYC Now Has THREE Restaurants Hawking Bowls Of Sugary Cereal

Who knew the bowls of Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Puffs we eagerly scarfed during marathon cartoon-watching sessions would turn out to be such a powerful force in social media food trends? The city is now home to...

Please Do Not Call This Restaurant 'Millennial Pink'

Please Do Not Call This Restaurant 'Millennial Pink'gallery

Millennial Pink is one of those eye-rolling trends that is mostly annoying because of the monicker it was given and the amount of headlines it has generated. If forced to define it, Millennial Pink is when something...

SoHo House Opens Chic Public Restaurant In DUMBO's New Empire Stores

SoHo House Opens Chic Public Restaurant In DUMBO's New Empire Storesgallery

The exclusive SoHo House brand opened their first public NYC restaurant today, an offshoot of London-born Cecconi's, which now resides inside the newly opened Empire Stores in DUMBO. What was originally announced as a pizzeria will in...

Popular South Slope Pizza Bar Expands To Columbia Streetgallery

Popular South Slope Pizza Bar Expands To Columbia Street

Toby's Public House, a popular sports bar and pizza spot in South Slope, has expanded its footprint into the Columbia Street Waterfront District, opening up a second location in May for serving its wood-fired pies. Toby's opened...

Brooklyn's Favorite Pizza Family Now Serving Excellent Pies In West Village

Brooklyn's Favorite Pizza Family Now Serving Excellent Pies In West Villagegallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to the West Village for some of the city's best pizza. THE VIBE Are Emily and Matt Hyland our city's newest popular purveyors of pizza? First there was Pizza...

Wylie Dufresne Debuts Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich In Williamsburg

Wylie Dufresne Debuts Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich In Williamsburg

(courtesy Du's Donuts) In April, chef Wylie Dufresne debuted his new donut operation, Du's Donuts, as part of Williamsburg's William Vale Hotel's dining options. It was just the donuts to start—in flavors like Coffee Malt and...

Where To Observe National Lobster Day In NYC On Thursday

Where To Observe National Lobster Day In NYC On Thursday

(courtesy Le District) National Lobster Day arrives but once a year (in 2017 it's this Thursday, June 15th) and in recognition of this date we've compiled a list of some special deals and our favorite ways...

Breakfast Dumplings Roll Into Manhattan This Week

Breakfast Dumplings Roll Into Manhattan This Week

Breakfast Siu Mai from the Meat Hook/Nom Wah On Tuesday, eat your way around the neighborhood at the 4th annual Taste of Bushwick event taking place at the Boar’s Head distribution plant. Local eateries including Forrest...

Inside Ellen's Stardust Diner, Home To Long Lines & Loud Nights

Inside Ellen's Stardust Diner, Home To Long Lines & Loud Nightsgallery

Every morning on Broadway, before the box offices open and the rush lines have formed, the performances are already underway. Impromptu groups of theater fanatics, music nerds, and aspiring actors gather at the corner of 51st Street...

Photos: What To Eat At Today's Big Apple BBQ In Madison Square Park

Photos: What To Eat At Today's Big Apple BBQ In Madison Square Park gallery

Thousands of people showed up yesterday to feast on ribs, sausages, pulled pork, brisket, fried pies, and rainbow cake. Here's the best way to enjoy today's repeat performance (spoiler: go EARLY).

Where To Drink For National Rosé (And Frosé) Day In NYC This Saturday

Where To Drink For National Rosé (And Frosé) Day In NYC This Saturday

(Facebook) Just in time to get unreasonably tipsy on a weekend comes National Rosé Day on Saturday, June 10th. Personally, we'll be bringing a box to our nearest backyard and camping out, but some local bars...

Egg Shop Hatches A Second Location With Breakfast Tacos & Burritos In Williamsburggallery

Egg Shop Hatches A Second Location With Breakfast Tacos & Burritos In Williamsburg

Eggs, eggs and the provenance of eggs (i.e.: chicken) arrive in Williamsburg courtesy of the second location of Egg Shop, Sarah Schneider and Demetri Makoulis's love letter to all things huevos. Typically a breakfast food—or breakfast for...

Make Way For The Newest Patty Melt In Town

Make Way For The Newest Patty Melt In Town

(courtesy Parm) The folks at Parm are introducing a Patty Melt to the menu at all of their NYC locations. Their version includes a burger patty with caramelized onions and provolone cheese, plus a "special sauce"...

Fraunces Tavern Management Fires Back After DOH Temporarily Shutters It For 'Critical Health Hazards'

Fraunces Tavern Management Fires Back After DOH Temporarily Shutters It For 'Critical Health Hazards'

via Flickr Fraunces Tavern, one of the oldest (if not the oldest) buildings in Manhattan, has been temporarily closed by the Department of Health after inspectors found several "critical health hazards" during an inspection earlier this...

Industry City's Newest Gastropub Comes With Tabletop Shuffleboardgallery

Industry City's Newest Gastropub Comes With Tabletop Shuffleboard

Vincent Chirico, who runs the excellent Vai Restaurant on the Upper West Side, officially opened his third NYC restaurant today inside Industry City. There, he's operating Filament at The Landing, which is being branded as a "gastropub"...

The Best Restaurants For Pescatarians In NYC

The Best Restaurants For Pescatarians In NYC

There are plenty of excellent seafood dishes to eat at thousands of restaurants in NYC, but if you can only eat seafood and want more than one option, where should you go? We've compiled a list of...

Inside Cote: A Korean Steakhouse In Flatiron Offering A 'Butcher's Feast'gallery

Inside Cote: A Korean Steakhouse In Flatiron Offering A 'Butcher's Feast'

A new restaurant opening Thursday evening combines the classic American steakhouse with classic Korean barbecue. Cote, run by Simon Kim, an owner of Michelin-starred Piora in the West Village, will be a "Korean steakhouse," as the team...

Chipotle Is Cheating Thousands Of Workers Out Of Overtime Pay, Lawsuit Alleges

Chipotle Is Cheating Thousands Of Workers Out Of Overtime Pay, Lawsuit Alleges

(Chipotle) Thousands of Chipotle workers in New Jersey are being illegally denied overtime pay though they consistently work in excess of 40 hours per week, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in New Jersey Supreme Court....

Casa Pública Channels Mexico City In Williamsburggallery

Casa Pública Channels Mexico City In Williamsburg

Not a trace of Metallica remains at 594 Union Avenue, the former site of divey Over The Eight bar and its Santa Salsa food counter. The space has been reborn as Casa Pública, a fancy Mexican eatery...

Churro Taco Waffles & Other Sweet Delights On Max Brenner's Summer Menugallery

Churro Taco Waffles & Other Sweet Delights On Max Brenner's Summer Menu

International over-the-top dessert empire Max Brenner: Chocolate by the Bald Man has sent hordes of tourists spiraling into a sugar stupor for more than a decade now at its US flagship near Union Square, but that doesn't...

Tasting With All-Star Chefs At City Harvest's Summer In The City

Tasting With All-Star Chefs At City Harvest's Summer In The City

Kick off the summer at one of New York City’s best culinary experiences of the season. On Wednesday, June 21st, the acclaimed Frank Gehry-designed, IAC HQ building in New York City, will be brimming with tasting tables from some of the city’s finest chefs and mixologists to celebrate City Harvest’s 16th annual Summer in the City. Last year, over 700 young philanthropists and tastemakers attended Summer in the City and helped raise nearly $350,000 - enough to feed 450,000 children and their families!

Gin-Soaked Ice Creams Arrive In Williamsburg This Weekend

Gin-Soaked Ice Creams Arrive In Williamsburg This Weekend

(Megan Kiantos) It's currently Negroni Week, and World Gin Day arrives on Saturday, so let's get down with the juniper, shall we? The fine people of OddFellows Ice Cream are making it easy for those who...

Eat Surf & Turf Inside The McKittrick Hotel's Cute Club Car Restaurantgallery

Eat Surf & Turf Inside The McKittrick Hotel's Cute Club Car Restaurant

The McKittrick Hotel, which houses the long running immersive theater experience Sleep No More in addition to one of the city's loveliest rooftop bars, has made a business out of unique performance and dining offerings, including their...

Aromatic And Affordable Wines From Alsace, France—Plus Free Tastings!

Aromatic And Affordable Wines From Alsace, France—Plus Free Tastings!

From its exceptional climate and soils, Alsace produces Crémant d’Alsace sparkling wines, as well as still wines from five key grape varieties: Riesling, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir.

Swiss Chard Made Sexy At Newly-Opened aRoqa In Chelseagallery

Swiss Chard Made Sexy At Newly-Opened aRoqa In Chelsea

Until recently, there had yet to be a time in my life when I thought, "My God, that swiss chard is striking." And yet, here we are, staring at the show-stopping "Powderfinger" cocktail at new Chelsea restaurant...

Tiny Japanese Whiskey & Kaiseki Spot The Bar at Uchū Opens Soon On The LESgallery

Tiny Japanese Whiskey & Kaiseki Spot The Bar at Uchū Opens Soon On The LES

Uchū, the spiritual descendent of Sushi On Jones—the 30-minute omakase experience inside The Bowery Market—inches closer to opening with the debut of its sister whiskey and kaiseki bar The Bar at Uchū, about to start accepting reservations...

Black Seed Enters The Chopped Cheese Arena

Black Seed Enters The Chopped Cheese Arena

The Chopped Cheese from Black Seed (Asia Coladner) Black Seed—they of the Montreal-style bagels—debuted a new bread product recently, house-baked rolls, which they're using to make some hearty-looking new sandwiches. All three locations are now selling...

Rocky Sullivan's Is Back In Red Hook And Is As Rocky Sullivan's As Evergallery

Rocky Sullivan's Is Back In Red Hook And Is As Rocky Sullivan's As Ever

The shuttering of Red Hook's own Rocky Sullivan's was among last year's many bummers. However, unlike bringing back a dead celebrity or undoing an election, bars can reopen, and that's exactly what happened with Rocky's, as the...

Grab Tickets To NYC's Cheesiest Food Competition

Grab Tickets To NYC's Cheesiest Food Competition

(Facebook) Every year, die hard cheese experts—and the devotees who take their advice at cheese shops—gather for the Cheesemonger Invitational, an industry competition for cheesemongers...and an excuse for everyone else to eat a truckload of cheese....

What To Eat At Governors Ball This Weekend

What To Eat At Governors Ball This Weekend  gallery

Governors Ball 2017 kicked off on Friday, with a successful opening day thanks in part to lovely weather and a solid line-up that included Lorde, Flume, Danny Brown, and Chance the Rapper. As with every festival of...

Inside Diamond Lil, Greenpoint's Gorgeous Art Nouveau Bar Named For Mae Westgallery

Inside Diamond Lil, Greenpoint's Gorgeous Art Nouveau Bar Named For Mae West

Diamond Lil, a new grown-up cocktail bar from the owner of Broken Land, opened in Greenpoint this week... and she's a real beaut. Tim Murray and his new business partner Jon Wright built the bar from the...

Behold, Brooklyn Bridge Park's New Rooftop Oasis

Behold, Brooklyn Bridge Park's New Rooftop Oasisgallery

Earlier this year 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge opened its somewhat controversial doors, and now they're opening even more. This week they unveiled a seasonally-appropriate rooftop oasis, which will be lovely if it magically doesn't become too crowded....

There's A New Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich In Town Plus Other Weekend Treats

There's A New Biscuit Breakfast Sandwich In Town Plus Other Weekend Treats

Sausage, Egg & Cheese (courtesy The Spaniard) British gastropub The Shakespeare at the William in Midtown launches a "Much Ado About Nothing" on Friday afternoons with $9 cocktails on their garden terrace. Beginning at the Summer...

These Are NYC's Best Croissants

These Are NYC's Best Croissants

Croissants are one of the best food things, and perfect for an on-the-go snack in this, and any, city. You can eat it straight from the bag, or fancy on a plate, or even dunk it in...

We Need To Talk About Vermouth: Your Drink Of Summer 2017

We Need To Talk About Vermouth: Your Drink Of Summer 2017

Lo-Fi Dry Vermouth (Quaker City Mercantile) Vermouth is in a prime position to be your go-to drink this summer. There are restaurants opening with dedicated vermouth lists supplementing the traditional wine list. Cocktail programs centering on...

Garlic Knot Sliders, Chick'n'Cones & More Arrive In Midtown Pocket Park

Garlic Knot Sliders, Chick'n'Cones & More Arrive In Midtown Pocket Park

(courtesy Urbanspace) It's officially outdoor market season, when food vendors creep back into public spaces to tempt you with pizza and doughnuts when you promised yourself a healthful kale salad would be your lunch of choice....

These Beautiful Cupcakes Hold A Sweet (And Frozen) Secret

These Beautiful Cupcakes Hold A Sweet (And Frozen) Secret

(courtesy Silk Cakes) It may look like a mound of sweet frosting, but don't let these beautiful cupcakes deceive you: that's a scoop of ice cream on top. The treats are a creation of Judy Lai...

Your Complete Summer Guide To Jacob Riis Park Beach Food 2017gallery

Your Complete Summer Guide To Jacob Riis Park Beach Food 2017

Jacob Riis Park, located just far enough west of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk to be its own distinct entity, has most definitely joined the food-at-the-beach party. This summer the folks at the Riis Beach Bazaar, who've been...

Owner Of Williamsburg's Tikka Indian Grill Expands To Harlem With Mumbai Masala Indian Grill gallery

Owner Of Williamsburg's Tikka Indian Grill Expands To Harlem With Mumbai Masala Indian Grill

Tikka Indian Grill was an excellent addition to the neighborhood when it opened in Williamsburg last year, which hopefully means the owner's new spot in upper Manhattan is destined to be the same. Salim Rahman, who currently...

Step Inside This Extravagant Victorian-Themed Bar Dedicated To Oscar Wildegallery

Step Inside This Extravagant Victorian-Themed Bar Dedicated To Oscar Wilde

Opulent light fixtures, custom marble, antique fireplaces, scores of paintings and photographs, and two statues of Oscar Wilde are what await at a new bar in NoMad named for and dedicated to the Irish writer. Tommy Burke...

Fudgie The Whale Feels No Existential Dread Upon Turning 40galleryvideo

Fudgie The Whale Feels No Existential Dread Upon Turning 40

Fudgie the Whale was sitting over a plate of croque monsieur when I entered Buvette on Grove Street, a dish that is not only a personal favorite, but a necessary one that helps him maintain his now-famous...

IEKEI-Style Ramen, A Cult Favorite In Japan, Lands In NYC  gallery

IEKEI-Style Ramen, A Cult Favorite In Japan, Lands In NYC

You might think that, with all the great and varied ramen that's hit this town in the past decade or so, we would have exhausted all of our noodles-in-broth possibilities. But you would be thinking wrong. Enter...

Cheap Happy Hour Deals & Free Mini Ice Cream Cones Jump-Start A Post-Holiday Week

Cheap Happy Hour Deals & Free Mini Ice Cream Cones Jump-Start A Post-Holiday Week

(An Evening with Dragons) Tuesday begins the Dragon Boat Festival, the annual boat racing festival that will be celebrated with boating and eating across Asia and other places. Take part in festivities in NYC Tuesday night...

New East Village Spot Tramonti Serves Up Italian Made From 'Ancient Recipes'

New East Village Spot Tramonti Serves Up Italian Made From 'Ancient Recipes'gallery

Even though it opened less than two weeks ago, Tramonti feels instantly familiar if you've ever eaten at any of the hundreds of small, low-key, neighborhood Italian spots throughout the city. Marble tables, brick walls, old photos of the homeland, a wood-fired pizza oven in the back: check, check, check, and check.

Tasting With All-Star Chefs At City Harvest's Summer In The City

Tasting With All-Star Chefs At City Harvest's Summer In The City

Kick off the summer at one of New York City’s best culinary experiences of the season. On Wednesday, June 21st, the acclaimed Frank Gehry-designed, IAC HQ building in New York City, will be brimming with tasting tables from some of the city’s finest chefs and mixologists to celebrate City Harvest’s 16th annual Summer in the City. Last year, over 700 young philanthropists and tastemakers attended Summer in the City and helped raise nearly $350,000 - enough to feed 450,000 children and their families!

Food Vendor In Coma After Wall Street Turf War Scufflevideo

Food Vendor In Coma After Wall Street Turf War Scuffle

(ekonon's flickr). A food vendor is in a coma after getting involved in a vicious street vendor brawl on Wall Street this week. As first reported by ABC 7, Muhammad Uddin, 48, and Sameh Amer, 39,...

Chinatown Has A New Rooftop Bar With Spectacular Viewsgallery

Chinatown Has A New Rooftop Bar With Spectacular Views

Fresh off opening a rooftop bar in NoMad, chef Dale Talde and his Three Kings Restaurant Group debuted another aerie this week atop the Hotel 50 Bowery, a schmancy new Chinatown hotel. It's been a very busy...

Photos: It's Not Tandem, But Bushwick Bar Mad Tropical Is Pretty Chillgallery

Photos: It's Not Tandem, But Bushwick Bar Mad Tropical Is Pretty Chill

It was with some trepidation on Wednesday that I visited Mad Tropical, the former Greenpoint pop-up bar that opened in the old Tandem space in Bushwick last weekend. I lived down the street from Tandem for...

Pies From Some Titans Of NYC Pizza Are Popping Up In NoHogallery

Pies From Some Titans Of NYC Pizza Are Popping Up In NoHo

It's usually not until the annual Slice Out Hunger event that New Yorkers are treated to many excellent pizzas from around the city under one roof, but starting next week there's a mini version going down in...

A Brooklyn Restaurant Is Topping French Toast With Foie Gras

A Brooklyn Restaurant Is Topping French Toast With Foie Gras

(Faun) Have you ever been sitting at brunch and thought to yourself, "This French toast is great, but what's really missing is an engorged duck liver?" Same. So it brings me great joy to announce that...

Free Ice Cream & Hot Dogs For Everyone Sticking Around NYC This Weekend

Free Ice Cream & Hot Dogs For Everyone Sticking Around NYC This Weekend

(Root & Bone and The Doughnut Project) Pictured above is the The Doughnut Project's Maple Bourbon Tabasco Glazed Doughnut serving as a bun for the Fried Chicken Sandwich at Root & Bone. If this tickles your...

Elaborate 'Breaking Bad'-Inspired Cocktail Lab Popping Up In NYC This Summer

Elaborate 'Breaking Bad'-Inspired Cocktail Lab Popping Up In NYC This Summergallery

It's been almost four years since the end of Breaking Bad, but the show's legacy lives on in novelty t-shirts, wonderful spin-offs, and the occasional Heisenberg-influenced eateries. The Breaking Bad-themed Walter's Coffee Roastery in Bushwick was a...

Shake Shack Finally Opening East Village Location In Astor Place

Shake Shack Finally Opening East Village Location In Astor Place

(Garth Johnston/Gothamist) Brace yourself, East Village, because we've got a new Shake Shack alert! Looks like the Shack is going to be arriving in Astor Place this summer. Remember when there were three Starbucks in Astor...

Your Complete Summer Guide To Rockaway Beach Food 2017gallery

Your Complete Summer Guide To Rockaway Beach Food 2017

The food lineup at Rockaway Beach this summer looks to be the strongest in years, with the return of all our most important favorites and a few key new additions that put the whole thing over the...

Check Out Your New Happy Hour Spot: Pret A Manger Bar In Penn Stationgallery

Check Out Your New Happy Hour Spot: Pret A Manger Bar In Penn Station

Are the crowds too dense at Applebee's? Not a fan of the "martinis" found in Flavortown? Relax. We've got your hottest new happy hour spot right here: Pret A Manger. It's true, New York City is home...

L.A. Transplant Eggslut Will Stick Around NYC... But Without The Egg Sandwiches

L.A. Transplant Eggslut Will Stick Around NYC... But Without The Egg Sandwiches

(Nell Casey/Gothamist) Would it surprise you to learn that the egg sandwich pop-up that sold out of said sandwiches with record speed upon opening is sticking around longer than the anticipated time? No, of course not....

Seamore's Swims Into Chelsea With An Underground Rum Bargallery

Seamore's Swims Into Chelsea With An Underground Rum Bar

Two years after tossing aside the meatballs for fishier fare, The Meatball Shop's Michael Chernow expands his Seamore's brand into Chelsea—with an underground rum bar in tow. The bar, called Fishbones, doesn't open for another two weeks...

Legislation Advances To Require DOH Letter Grades For Food Trucks

Legislation Advances To Require DOH Letter Grades For Food Trucks

(Bitch Cakes/Flickr) Like brick-and-mortar restaurants before them, food trucks and food carts may soon be displaying the letter grade results of Health Department inspections alongside the price for hot dogs. On Tuesday, legislation introduced by Queens...

Ice Cream With A Side Of Social Justice Has Arrived In Times Squaregallery

Ice Cream With A Side Of Social Justice Has Arrived In Times Square

Two years ago, Ice & Vice went from mobile food darlings to bonafide brick-and-mortar sensations with their East Broadway scoop shop. Their bold approach to ice cream flavor design is now on display in Times Square, where...

One Of Brooklyn's Best Pizza Spots Is Coming To Manhattan

One Of Brooklyn's Best Pizza Spots Is Coming To Manhattan

Via Foursquare I used to think I was special, living only a few blocks from Matt and Emily Hyland's spectacular Clinton Hill eatery Emily. It's not often you count a spot with some of the city's...

Fat Pig Brings Neighborly Vibes & Good Barbecue To Upper Manhattan

Fat Pig Brings Neighborly Vibes & Good Barbecue To Upper Manhattangallery

THE VIBE There's a new barbecue joint on the border of Inwood and Washington Heights called Fat Pig (from the owners of nearby popular tapas spot Marcha Cocina), which just opened on a stretch of Dyckman Street....

Thousands Of Nathan's Hot Dogs Recalled Thanks To Metal Shards

Thousands Of Nathan's Hot Dogs Recalled Thanks To Metal Shards

(MidtownLunch's flickr). Just in time to save Joey Chestnut's life, the government has recalled over 200,000 pounds of Nathan's and Curtis hot dogs after metal fragments were found in the meat. The hot dogs' Ohio-based manufacturer,...

There's A Lot To Drink This Week So Let's Get Started, Shall We?

There's A Lot To Drink This Week So Let's Get Started, Shall We?

(Fung Tu) Experience Cocktails, Dim Sum, and Dreams at Fung Tu on the Lower East Side on Monday. Mixologists who've worked at Mace and The Nomad bar will be serving a special menu of cocktails ($13)...

Anthony Bourdain's Journey Through Queens Is A Celebration Of The American Dream

Anthony Bourdain's Journey Through Queens Is A Celebration Of The American Dream

via Parts Unknown facebook It was only a matter of time. Last night, Anthony Bourdain's award-winning CNN travel series Parts Unknown paid a visit to Queens, leading viewers on a toothsome trip through the borough's diverse...

Ex-Pastry Chef At Babbo Suing Mario Batali For Discrimination

Ex-Pastry Chef At Babbo Suing Mario Batali For Discrimination

Babbo (wallyg's flickr). A laid off pastry chef at Babbo, Mario Batali's and Joe Bastianich's flagship restaurant in the West Village, is suing the celebrity owners and several coworkers for discrimination, citing multiple instances of homophobic...

Peter Luger Sues Rival Steakhouse For Using The Famous Luger Name

Peter Luger Sues Rival Steakhouse For Using The Famous Luger Name

Classic (and delicious) heart-attack on a plate at Peter Luger (Courtesy tienmao's flickr) Regardless of its standing with steak cognoscenti in the city, there's no denying Peter Luger is an institution, in name and reputation. Which...

Calorie Count Labels Coming To Some NYC Grocery & Convenience Stores

Calorie Count Labels Coming To Some NYC Grocery & Convenience Stores

Via Facebook A new calorie labeling rule coming to city food retailers like grocery stores adds even more venues for enacting the furtive eye movements New Yorkers have been perfecting for years to avoid knowing the...

Drink Hard Cider Made With Green-Wood Cemetery Apples, And More Weekend Eats

Drink Hard Cider Made With Green-Wood Cemetery Apples, And More Weekend Eats

Maison Pickle (Scott Heins/Gothamist) The fun and belly-filling Taste of the UWS returns for its 10th year this weekend. On Friday, the Summer in the City: Surf & Turf ($105) even offers fare from 40 local...

Landmarked Coney Island Childs Restaurants Reopening As Kitchen 21gallery

Landmarked Coney Island Childs Restaurants Reopening As Kitchen 21

The food group responsible for the dining options at Yankee Stadium debut a multi-concept restaurant and bar Saturday inside the landmarked Childs Restaurants on Coney Island. Plans have been in the works for years to refurbish the...

A Look Inside Grand Central's Newly Reopened Bar 'The Campbell'gallery

A Look Inside Grand Central's Newly Reopened Bar 'The Campbell'

Stately Grand Central Terminal houses many secrets, and hidden amenities. From its whispering galleries to the tennis court and its gorgeous bar The Campbell Apartment, which has been reborn The Campbell under new ownership. The Gerber Group,...

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