With its bare brick walls, long black communal tables and heavy, carved oak chairs, the dining hall of Ian Schrager’s new hotel looks like a refectory for Trappist monks. But judging by the roar that greets you when you arrive, it’s for monks who have broken their vow of silence.
Hudson Cafeteria is one of Read More
Annisa is a cool, polished little restaurant tucked away on a hard-to-find strip of Barrow Street in Greenwich Village. Annisa means “women” in Arabic. Not only is it owned by women–one of whom is the chef–its wines are almost exclusively produced by female vintners. But this place displays none of the clichés associated with a Read More
For a moment, when I sat down to dinner the other night at Asia de Cuba, I felt that I was back in boarding school. We were seated on high stools in the middle of a big, crowded communal table. But boarding school was never like this. To my left, as far as I could Read More