Foodspotting, the company that encourages users to photograph their favorite restaurant food so that others may make better decisions about what to order, has partnered with SinglePlatform, a go-between for publishers and restaurants that want to promote their events and dishes.
SinglePlatform enhances a Foodspotter’s experience with up to date content Read More
The Magnolia Bakery has signed a 10-year lease at a 5,200-square-foot space at 1751 Park Avenue, ahead of an online push that will broaden their market for baked goods and merchandise, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Co-owner Steve Abrams says he expects the new online store to bring in $10 million a Read More
Nate Appleman turned some heads last month when he abdicated founding chef duties at Pulino’s, Keith McNally’s newest restaurant. As a result, the crust changed, and there was no news as to where Appleman would end up.
Now, Grub Street reports that Appleman has made a move that could shock the Read More
Lady Gaga has invested in a restaurant called Vince & Eddie’s on the Upper West Side. The homegrown pop star used to eat there with her family when she was younger, according to the Post and restaurant profiles make the place seem fairly dialed-down for her Read More
Earlier this month, the Journal wrote an a-hed about the national obsession that is the McRib sandwich. The article set the Internet on fire, not only because readers were shocked to discover that there was a band of otherwise sane American men and women obsessed with the limited-time-only sandwich but also Read More
In this edition of THE TASTE…
The Hophead: Beer, the Original Slow Food
Tom Acitelli investigates the world’s second-oldest profession: brewing.
Knick Ribs: The City’s Best McRib Alternatives
Matt Chaban details the city’s higher-end rib sandwiches.
Previously in THE TASTE
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Intrepid amateur cook Jaime Lowe heads behind the scenes at New York’s top kitchens, seeking experience on the line, culinary secrets and a taste of fine cuisine. In this installment, she hangs with Má Pêche mastermind Chef Tien Ho and finds fairytales can come true.
Tally Ho… Read More
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Despite plans to open 5,000 Original Soup Man stores worldwide, celebrity stew monger Al Yeganeh–perhaps best known for inspiring the queue-rule-obsessed “Soup Nazi” character on TV’s Seinfeld–apparently won’t be reopening his first store on West 55th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.
At least not in its Read More