Peter Luger, New York’s gold standard for steakhouses, served its first porterhouse in 1887. It’s been a fixture on Williamsburg’s south side forever (predating even the trucker hat). It’s grander than just a restaurant: It’s an institution.
But if you’re a dad looking to take mom and the tots out for some supper? Try another Read More
No Mayo Allowed
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
The New Yorker‘s dining issue hits newsstands today, and though most of it is behind the paywall, Lauren Collins’ lengthy piece on April Bloomfield — the kitchen master at The Spotted Pig and The Breslin — is online in full. The article is quite sumptuous to sample: As a whole, “Burger Read More
Though it may appear otherwise, Four Loko wasn’t history’s first beverage that buzz-seeking booze-lovers turned to for a two-faced rush of alcohol and caffeine, combined. Hot on the the heels of his review of the controversial drink, Frank Bruni at The New York Times wrote today about visiting bars specializing in coffee cocktails, where the Read More
A certain big orange letter adorning restaurant windows has been scaring away customers. This ”C,” indicating that the eatery in question received the poorest possible grade from the Health Department, has been keeping patrons away from even their regular haunts, according to the New York Post. Last week that paper surveyed the patrons of dining spots recently Read More
Loco for that Loko
Q: What happens when the Sam Sifton, food critic for The New York Times, takes on Lavo, a Las Vegas nightclub-cum-restaurant plunked in the middle of Midtown?
A: We get sentences like this!
Take your girl down and get some vodka on. Your boys as well.
Well then! Lavo is the newly Read More
Four Loko is an intensely saccharine beverage so throat-gagging it shields the drink’s comically high amounts of alcohol and caffeine. The latest in blown-up crazes that afflict and doom our nation’s youth, Four Loko has been taste-tested, debated, banned, chugged, scorned — and, as the attention increases, sold by the truckload.
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The dish: Turkey Leg Sandwich
Where to get it: Henry Public (Henry & Atlantic, Brooklyn)
Best enjoyed with: Sauvignon Blanc
When I asked Matt Dawson, co-owner of Henry Public, about his Turkey Leg Sandwich, he was silent for a moment and it occurred to me that perhaps I’d been pegged as a rival Read More
New York City is home to almost a third of the country’s top-grossing restaurants, according to Restaurants & Institutions‘ rankings.
In fact, it appears that New York’s restaurants can rake in dollars even as they flounder: the stricken Tavern on the Green comes in at number two. And Craftsteak, now Read More