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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...

Hot Dog Eating Contest Emcee George Shea: 'It's Like Physical Poetry To Me'galleryvideo

Hot Dog Eating Contest Emcee George Shea: 'It's Like Physical Poetry To Me'

A new world hot dog eating champion was crowned yesterday at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. 11-time winner Joey "Jaws" Chestnut broke his own record and took home the Mustard Belt by eating 74...

Joey Chestnut Smashes Own Record To Eat 74 Hot Dogs In Nathan's July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut Smashes Own Record To Eat 74 Hot Dogs In Nathan's July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contestgallery

The champion outdid himself: Joey Chestnut shattered the hot dog eating record he set in 2017 (72 hot dogs, buns and all) and ate 74 hot dogs in 10 minutes on this sweltering, humid July 4th day...

Rosemary's Pizza Now Slinging Farm-Fresh Pies In West Villagegallery

Rosemary's Pizza Now Slinging Farm-Fresh Pies In West Village

Our latest edition of Quick Bites brings us to Perry Street for pizza and dessert. THE VIBE Rosemary's Pizza, like Rosemary's proper two blocks down on Greenwich Avenue, is a very attractive restaurant. Just opened last week...

Max Brenner Co-Founder Ends Long Chocolate Exile With Union Square Cacao Shop

Max Brenner Co-Founder Ends Long Chocolate Exile With Union Square Cacao Shopgallery

When Oded Brenner and Max Fichtman, co-founders of the international chain Max Brenner: Chocolate By the Bald Man, parted ways in 2012, it was not an amicable split. In fact, a lawsuit by the latter and a...

Restaurant Owners And Servers Battle Over Proposal To Raise Minimum Wage

Restaurant Owners And Servers Battle Over Proposal To Raise Minimum Wage

(Alexey Rotanov/ Shutterstock) A proposal to raise the minimum wage for restaurant servers could reduce sexual harassment in the industry and improve the living standards of workers, or force small, struggling New York restaurants to close...

Mott Haven's New Beatstro Restaurant Pays Homage To Hip Hop's Early Days

Mott Haven's New Beatstro Restaurant Pays Homage To Hip Hop's Early Daysgallery

If ever there was a part of town in which a restaurant could get away with designing their entire place as an earnest love letter to rap's early days, it's the South Bronx, where it all began....

Get To The Iconic 116-Year-Old Glaser's Bake Shop Before It Closes Forever

Get To The Iconic 116-Year-Old Glaser's Bake Shop Before It Closes Forevergallery

One of the things I know about Glaser's Bake Shop is that they never, ever had pink bakery boxes. Back in 2015, when I was recapping Mad Men, I tried to determine the origins of a pink...

The Bronx Night Market Opens This Saturday

The Bronx Night Market Opens This Saturday

City Tamale (courtesy of Marco Shalma) The Bronx Night Market, which claims to be the first of its kind in the borough, is kicking things off this weekend with over 40 vendors. The market is the...

Free Pizza Alert: Oath Pizza Promotes First NYC Location With Giveaway Today

Free Pizza Alert: Oath Pizza Promotes First NYC Location With Giveaway Today

Oath's Reuben Pizza (Courtesy of Oath Pizza) The Boston-based pizza chain Oath Pizza, which got its start on Nantucket in 2015, is opening its first NYC location on the Upper East Side on Wednesday, and today...

Taim's Einat Admony Opens A Delightful Couscous Restaurant In The West Village gallery

Taim's Einat Admony Opens A Delightful Couscous Restaurant In The West Village

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to the West Village for handmade couscous. THE VIBE Einat Admony's Taim restaurants serve what is probably the single best falafel platter in all of NYC (the harissa balls,...

Vinnie's Pizzeria Creates 'Heart Shaped Pizza on Pizza Slice' To Raise Money For Separated Families At U.S. Border

Vinnie's Pizzeria Creates 'Heart Shaped Pizza on Pizza Slice' To Raise Money For Separated Families At U.S. Border

via Vinnie's twitter Brooklyn staple Vinnie's Pizzeria is known for their inventive (and occasionally viral) slices and whimsical whiteboards. This week, they channeled their gift for speciality pies to help raise money for organizations aiding separated...

A Final Evening At Caffe Vivaldi (Before It Closes This Weekend)

A Final Evening At Caffe Vivaldi (Before It Closes This Weekend)gallery

Caffe Vivaldi, one of the last bohemian bastions of the West Village, is set to close this weekend. During its 35 years on Jones Street, the casual cafe won the hearts of locals and celebs alike, including...

There's Now A Tropical Lounge With Palm Trees Over By The Holland Tunnelgallery

There's Now A Tropical Lounge With Palm Trees Over By The Holland Tunnel

If you've been wandering around Canal Street in west SoHo or driven down Varick to the Holland Tunnel during the past month, you may have noticed a slew of giant palm trees in flatbed trucks, large amounts...

Eataly Will Stop Offering Plastic Straws Nationwide As NYC Weighs Straw Ban

Eataly Will Stop Offering Plastic Straws Nationwide As NYC Weighs Straw Ban

(Krzysztof Bargiel/Shutterstock) Eataly announced this morning that it would be removing all plastic straws from its U.S. locations by July 31st, ahead of a rally and public hearing on a bill that would ban plastic straws...

Bourdain Suicide Prompts More Restaurant Workers To Open Up About Mental Health Issues

Bourdain Suicide Prompts More Restaurant Workers To Open Up About Mental Health Issues

(Prarinya/Shutterstock) Anthony Bourdain’s best known book, Kitchen Confidential, was widely praised for exposing the difficult, often brutal work of chefs and restaurant workers, and the toll the industry took on them. Since his suicide, a small...

Stretchy, Chewy Booza Ice Cream Arrives In Williamsburggalleryvideo

Stretchy, Chewy Booza Ice Cream Arrives In Williamsburg

Booza, if you've never had it before, is pretty wild stuff. It's basically ice cream—in fact it's allegedly the original ice cream, invented in the Middle East in 1500 AD—but the consistency is almost like taffy, thanks...

Beer And Hard Cider Ice Cream May Finally Become Legal in New York

Beer And Hard Cider Ice Cream May Finally Become Legal in New York

Soon you might have some more options if you want beer in your ice cream (esimpraim/ flickr) The fate of whether New Yorkers may legally sell ice cream made with beer or hard cider (hell, why...

California Chain Dog Haus Lands With Heavy Thud In SoHo

California Chain Dog Haus Lands With Heavy Thud In SoHo  gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to a new hot dog spot that's here for the summer. THE VIBE Dog Haus is one of those large, much-loved chains—there are about 30 of them out west,...

Street Vendors Say Proposal To Oust Them From WTC Site Is Islamophobic

Street Vendors Say Proposal To Oust Them From WTC Site Is Islamophobic

A New York street vendor (Adam Cohn/ flickr) The City Council is considering legislation that would expand the restricted vending area around the World Trade Center site, displacing 22 street vendors who say the proposal is...

Dad Allegedly Gets Burger With Spit In It As Father's Day Gift From Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

Dad Allegedly Gets Burger With Spit In It As Father's Day Gift From Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

Many people—certainly anyone who willingly paid money to see the Ryan Reynolds vehicle Waiting... in theaters—have probably had a moment when they've wondered if some angry line chef has spit in their food. While Schrodinger's Loogie may...

Greenpoint Coffee Shop With $10 Lattes Is Closed Due To 'Ongoing' Landlord Dispute

Greenpoint Coffee Shop With $10 Lattes Is Closed Due To 'Ongoing' Landlord Dispute

Photograph by Budin Greenpoint coffee shop Budin opened four years ago boasting the most expensive (licorice-flavored) latte in the city at $7. Two weeks later, they raised the price to $10. Now, the establishment has announced...

NYC Wins Legal Battle To Ban Single-Use Styrofoam In 2019

NYC Wins Legal Battle To Ban Single-Use Styrofoam In 2019

Styrofoam will be mostly gone by 2019. Chex mix is still ok. (Steven Depolo/flickr) Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday that the city is implementing a ban on Styrofoam starting January 1st, 2019, concluding a legal...

The 12 Best New Ice Cream Treats To Eat This Summer In NYC

The 12 Best New Ice Cream Treats To Eat This Summer In NYC

There is really never a wrong time or season to eat ice cream, but summer seems to inspire even the most casual of frozen treat lovers to tuck into a scoop or three of something sweet. And...

Take A Food Tour Of Flushing This Weekendgallery

Take A Food Tour Of Flushing This Weekend

This weekend, Flushing's World Fair is going down in Queens, a 3-day expo that aims to introduce New Yorkers (and tourists) to the area's businesses, cultural institutions, and historic landmarks. And if you take part, you'll get...

This Misshapen VW Bus Is Bringing Free Hot Dogs & Guilt To Brooklyn Bridge Park

This Misshapen VW Bus Is Bringing Free Hot Dogs & Guilt To Brooklyn Bridge Park

Erwin Wurm's Hot Dog Bus.(Liz Lagon/Public Art Fund) A Volkswagen Bus that vaguely resembles the shape of a lumpy hot dog will be giving out free frankfurters every weekend in Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer. And...

Williamsburg's South 4th Bar Closing As Landlord 'Seeks Gross Amount Of Rent'

Williamsburg's South 4th Bar Closing As Landlord 'Seeks Gross Amount Of Rent'

(via South 4th Bar on Yelp) UPDATE: After this story went up, Jeffrey Lopez of Lee & Associates NYC (a firm that represents the landlords) contacted Gothamist with this statement, "[The landlords] are not searching for...

Beloved Spanish Restaurant La Nacional Reopens After Two Year Closure

Beloved Spanish Restaurant La Nacional Reopens After Two Year Closuregallery

After two years of construction, the Spanish restaurant La Nacional on West 14th Street will reopen on Friday, June 15th. The restaurant was beloved in New York, and many food writers and chefs were dismayed when it...

Goodfellas Diner In Queens 'Destroyed' By Fire

Goodfellas Diner In Queens 'Destroyed' By Fire

(Screenshot from Goodfellas) Just before 5 p.m. on Monday, a historic diner in Queens went up in flames on Maspeth Avenue. The Goodfellas Diner (née Clinton Diner, circa the 1960s) has been operating at the corner...

What To Eat In And Around Forest Hills Stadium This Summergallery

What To Eat In And Around Forest Hills Stadium This Summer

Forest Hills Stadium is back for another solid season of concerts, bookended by Belle & Sebastian (who kicked things off last week) and a festival headlined and curated by The National in October. In between, you'll get...

Speedy Romeo Chef Opens Stellar Mexican Spot Oxomoco In Greenpointgallery

Speedy Romeo Chef Opens Stellar Mexican Spot Oxomoco In Greenpoint

Our latest edition of Quick Bites brings us to a gorgeous new spot in Greenpoint. THE VIBE Oxomoco, which opened last week on Greenpoint Avenue, is a straight-up stunner. There's a large, lovely front patio surrounded by...

There's A Documentary In The Works About Ray's Candy Store & The American Dreamvideo

There's A Documentary In The Works About Ray's Candy Store & The American Dream

Ray in his shop last year. (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Ray Alvarez, East Village icon and the owner of Ray’s Candy Store, is the focus of an upcoming documentary about his long-standing snack shop and the...

Photos: A Heartfelt Memorial To Anthony Bourdain At Manhattan Restaurant Where He Cooked

Photos: A Heartfelt Memorial To Anthony Bourdain At Manhattan Restaurant Where He Cookedgallery

Before he became a bestselling author and television star, Anthony Bourdain worked as executive chef at the brasserie Les Halles on Park Avenue South. While there, he wrote his breakout essay “Don’t Eat Before Reading This,” which...

Your Guide To This Weekend's Big Apple BBQ

Your Guide To This Weekend's Big Apple BBQ

It's time for Meat Weekend everybody, that glorious summer tradition when some of America's best pitmasters descend upon NYC and fill Madison Square Park with swine-scented smoke. Now in its 16th year, the Big Apple BBQ block...

Just In Time, Avocado Squirrel Is Herevideo

Just In Time, Avocado Squirrel Is Here

A squirrel devours an avocado on the Upper West Side (courtesy of Henry and his dog Almond) It's true that this video of a squirrel devouring an avocado with both hands isn't for everyone. Devastating critiques...

Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Writer, And Culinary Guide, Dies At 61

Anthony Bourdain, Chef, Writer, And Culinary Guide, Dies At 61

Anthony Bourdain at the Women in the World event in April, 2018 ( Stephen Lovekin/REX/Shutterstock) Anthony Bourdain, whose memoir Kitchen Confidential set the gold standard for restaurant life memoirs and turned him into a celebrity and...

Should A Brooklyn Cafe Suffer Because The Owner's Sister Is A Popular Islamophobe?

Should A Brooklyn Cafe Suffer Because The Owner's Sister Is A Popular Islamophobe?

(Facebook) Mekelburg's, the craft beer and specialty food shop in Clinton Hill, has been in turmoil since HuffPost published a story a week ago profiling a popular anti-Muslim Twitter troll, Amy Mekelburg. It turns out her...

The 11 Best Tater Tots In NYC

The 11 Best Tater Tots In NYC

To be honest, it's pretty hard to mess up tater tots: you grate the potato, mold it into little ovoids, deep-fry those suckers up. And because their crisp shells hold up particularly well to all sorts of...

West Village Relic Caffe Vivaldi Is Going Out Of Business

West Village Relic Caffe Vivaldi Is Going Out Of Business

Photo via Yelp Another day, another classic NYC institution has gone the way of hundreds of other beloved local businesses: West Village mainstay Caffe Vivaldi, which opened in 1983 on Jones Street, has announced it will...

Is This Worm In Your Chopt Salad Gross Enough To Make You Throw It All Away?

Is This Worm In Your Chopt Salad Gross Enough To Make You Throw It All Away? video

I've gone on the record as a proud advocate for Happy Desk Lunches. But some people just can't help but roll the dice and go out for their fancy shmancy soups and their lolly dolly tuna sandwiches...

Eggslut Chef To Open Permanent NYC Restaurant At Last

Eggslut Chef To Open Permanent NYC Restaurant At Last

But what about the eggs? (Nell Casey / Gothamist) After a string of wildly successful pop-ups, the famed Eggslut chef Alvin Cailan is finally getting a proper full-service restaurant in New York City. The Usual will...

Amsterdam Avenue's Infamous Chicken Needs Some Love

Amsterdam Avenue's Infamous Chicken Needs Some Love gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Manhattan Valley for a new rotisserie chicken-slash-Mediterranean tapas restaurant. THE VIBE Infamous Chicken, a brand-new rotisserie chicken/Mediterranean tapas restaurant from the owners of Marlow Bistro (located next door)...

Your Summer Guide To Riis Park Beach Food 2018gallery

Your Summer Guide To Riis Park Beach Food 2018

Rockaway Beach proper is having its issues in the early going of Summer 2018 with a prime stretch of the beach closed, but just a couple of miles to the west Jacob Riis Park opened strong this...

NYC Pauses Expansion Of Ambitious Residential Composting Program

NYC Pauses Expansion Of Ambitious Residential Composting Program

The brown bins for NYC's curbside organics recycling program (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Faced with numerous hurdles, NYC's Department of Sanitation has shelved expansion of its curbside organics recycling program, which currently serves 3.5 million residents....

You Can Only Get This French Toast Ice Cream Sandwich For A Few Days

You Can Only Get This French Toast Ice Cream Sandwich For A Few Days

The Thais-Cream Sandwich (Courtesy of Kay's Boutique) If you're looking for an Instagrammable treat, or just something to enjoy all on your own without even documenting it, hit up this Thais-Cream Sandwich from Kay's Boutique. The...

The Hummus Is Pink At By Chloe Co-Founder's Cute New Middle Eastern Spot

The Hummus Is Pink At By Chloe Co-Founder's Cute New Middle Eastern Spot    gallery

Even on this bustling stretch of northern Mulberry Street, in a part of town already loaded with cute, popular restaurants, the brand-new, Middle Eastern fast casual Dez really stands out. Maybe it's the kitchy neon "desert" symbols...

The 8 Best New Doughnuts To Eat On National Doughnut Day (And The Day After That...)

The 8 Best New Doughnuts To Eat On National Doughnut Day (And The Day After That...)

Supermoon Bakehouse: Black Sesame Passionfruit (exterior), $4. (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) The greatest of all fake holidays, National Doughnut Day, is nearly upon us—on Friday, June 1st, you are obligated to celebrate the doughnut by indulging...

First Look Inside Williamsburg's Enormous New Food Hall

First Look Inside Williamsburg's Enormous New Food Hall gallery

It took longer than you might expect, but this week Willliamsburg finally got its first bona fide food hall with the grand opening of the 15,000 square-foot North 3rd Street Market, run by a group called MRKTPL...

Finally, A Bagel With Ramps Cream Cheese

Finally, A Bagel With Ramps Cream Cheese

Ramps Bagel. (Courtesy of Smile-to-Go) Thanks to Black Seed Bagel, Smile-to-Go, and mother nature, a ramps bagel exists. However, no one told us until now, and there's only a few more days left to get it....

Get Your-selfie Ready: The Museum Of Ice Cream Is Coming Back

Get Your-selfie Ready: The Museum Of Ice Cream Is Coming Backgallery

If you're determined to check off every Instagrammable spot in the city (Dream Machine? Washington Street in DUMBO? Egg House? The Cloisters?), then get your duck face ready: The Museum of Ice Cream is returning on June...

Feminist Bookstore Cafe Con Libros Celebrates Diversity In Crown Heights

Feminist Bookstore Cafe Con Libros Celebrates Diversity In Crown Heights

(Angely Mercado / Gothamist) When Kalima DeSuze and her husband were working on the storefront of their new feminist bookstore/coffee shop on Prospect Place in Crown Heights last summer, DeSuze says that some longtime residents were...

Soft Serve Halo Top Swirled In A 'Supermoon Cruffin' Is Coming To NYC

Soft Serve Halo Top Swirled In A 'Supermoon Cruffin' Is Coming To NYC

It will look like this. (Photo by Drex Drechsel, courtesy of Halo Top) Halo Top, the L.A.-based ice cream manufacturer that makes magical ice cream pints that contain under 400 calories and packs a lot of...

Your Complete Summer Guide To Rockaway Beach Food 2018

Your Complete Summer Guide To Rockaway Beach Food 2018gallery

After what seemed like weeks straight of cloudy, rainy days, Rockaway finally saw sunshine this past Sunday, with the food concessionaires in full swing. Everything along the boardwalk between Beach 90 and Beach 106 was open and...

NYC Will Consider Ban On Disposable Plastic Straws

NYC Will Consider Ban On Disposable Plastic Straws

Photograph by Michael Lee / Flickr City Councilman Rafael Espinal will introduce a bill today that would ban disposable plastic straws in all venues across New York, from stadiums to street vendors. Several American cities have...

Crown Heights Gets An All-Day, Asian Influenced Food Gem

Crown Heights Gets An All-Day, Asian Influenced Food Gemgallery

Our latest Quick Bites brings us to Crown Heights for some Asian style comfort food. THE VIBE Deep into Crown Heights, four C-train stops past Franklin Avenue's trendy restaurant row, on a block where the only other...

New West Village Restaurant, Bistro Pierre Lapin, Opens With All-Day Cafe

New West Village Restaurant, Bistro Pierre Lapin, Opens With All-Day Cafegallery

Chef Harold Moore, whose beloved West Village eatery Commerce was shut down in 2015 over a "legal technicality," has made his first foray into running a French restaurant. Moore and co-owner Julia Grossman opened the all-day Bistro...

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