New York Restaurants
Loi Estiatorio without Maria Loi would not really be Loi. Of course, one could say that about many restaurants whose owner's
Many gastronomes, including myself, feel that the best restaurants tend to be the smallest ones, preferably run by a chef
I've known Francois Latapie for a good long while now, dating back to the days when he was maitre' d at Le Cirque, then when
Long before Mario Batali, David Chang, Daniel Humm, even before Eric Ripert, Günther Seeger had a well-earned and well-established
"You gotta get a gimmick," sang the strippers in "Gypsy," and it's a good philosophy in a business as traditional as that
The bad news is that, yes, the Waldorf-Astoria, which opened during the Depression in 1931, will close next year for a three-year conversion of three-quarters of its rooms into luxury condos--just what NYC needs!--thanks to its owner, Chinese holding company Anbang Insurance Group Co., which purchased the hotel from Hilton's parent group in 2015 for a record $1.95 billion. The rest of the rooms will be upgraded to luxury suites.
Once you sit down in the cool long room of Rowland's Bar & Grill, it's easy enough to forget you're on the One Below level of Macy's flagship store at Herald Square--which, I'm told, is the most visited tourist spot in NYC after the Empire State Building (on 34th Street) and the Statue of Liberty.
When tipping amounts are disconnected from the perceived level of service and do not serve their original purpose, it is time for the practice to end. Wages for restaurant staff should be more predictable and reasonable. Going tip-free makes the experience simpler for all involved.
I knew I'd need to find someplace else that would give me that same wonderful feeling of comfort, satisfaction and pleasure I'd gotten all those years from my usual place. Tough though, because getting back into the congee game -- well, any game -- at this point in my life was bound to be a disorienting experience.
They might not be around forever, so hurry on up!
This may blow your mind. At the least, it'll make you very, very hungry.
There's a Restaurant for That: A Meal by Meal Guide to New York's Greatest 'One Ingredient' Eateries
It's said that a New Yorker can eat out for breakfast, lunch and dinner for 55 years without eating at the same restaurant twice. And while official empirical evidence to support this claim does not seem to exist, spend one day exploring food in the Big Apple and you will not find it hard to believe.
This scoop shop is making its ice cream entirely from scratch, which is way more rare than you might think.
Want to eat dinner next to Jennifer Lawrence? Of course you do. Restaurant review site Urbanspoon recently compiled a list
You're a dead giveaway if you're chasing one of these New York food trends.