Food & Dining

East & West Opening in Times Square

(Courtesy of East & West)
(Courtesy of East & West)

Located in Times Square West, East & West opened last week, within Yotel New York. A dining and lounge concept from China Grill Management, the...


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    Ilili Box Is Back

    Ilili Box, chef Philippe Massoud’s kiosk in the Flatiron next to Madison Square Park, has reopened for the warm season. The eatery serves Lebanese-inspired street... Read more

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    Judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped about 650 samples over four days. There was the sound of the liquid being aspirated, of “shhhhlurps” spraying into all... Read more

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  • Baker & Co. (Courtesy of Baker & Co.)

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  • Two diners eat in front of a mural at Tavern on the Green on Dec. 30, 2009, right before it closed. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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    Crowning Olive Oil’s Best at the New York International Olive Oil Competition

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  • Baker & Co. (Courtesy of Baker & Co.)

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    Roast Pig Nights at Benoit

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    Spring food destinations are popping up, and now that you’ve done good on your New Year’s resolutions, it’s time to eat, eat, eat. Smorgasburg Smorgasburg... Read more

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  • TESSA's roasted monkfish loin, with lentils, quinoa, and pancetta pilaf, and mustard agrodulce. (Courtesy of TESSA)

    TESSA Opens: Marrying the Flavors of Southern France and Italy

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    Taste of the Nation: Chefs Join to End Child Hunger

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  • A Little Piece of San Sebastián in SoHo

    Hogar Dulce Hogar is Spanish for “home, sweet home.” It’s also a Basque bakery, whose other location is in Donastia, San Sebastián. The bakery carries... Read more

  • By Suzette Opens in Tribeca

    Frenchmen Andy Rodrigues and Guillaume Blanchard met in college when they were 18. After opening a location of By Suzette in Trégueux, Brittany, they’ve now... Read more

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    Ilili Box Is Back

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    Crowning Olive Oil’s Best at the New York International Olive Oil Competition

    Judges swirled, sniffed, and sipped about 650 samples over four days. There was the sound of the liquid being aspirated, of “shhhhlurps” spraying into all... Read more

  • Jars of candy at Handsome Dan’s. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Candy Shop Opening: Sweet Nostalgia at Handsome Dan’s

    What’s the price of indulging in nostalgia? Possibly just a couple of bucks at Handsome Dan’s, a candy shop that just opened on the Lower... Read more

  • Baker & Co. (Courtesy of Baker & Co.)

    Baker & Co. Offers Seasonal Italian on Bleecker St.

    Baker & Co., the newest project of Elena Fabiani, owner of Aurora and Emporio Restaurant, and general manager Markus Dorfmann, opens today on the site... Read more

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    Team Behind Osteria Cotta Introduces Carroll Place

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    Madangsui, a Koreatown spot on 35th Street, is especially well known for its Korean barbecue, where an incredible variety of meat is grilled directly at... Read more

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    On Tuesday evenings during the month of April, Benoit is having Roast Pig Nights, beginning April 8. Executive Chef Philippe Bertineau will prepare two whole... Read more

  • Two diners eat in front of a mural at Tavern on the Green on Dec. 30, 2009, right before it closed. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    Tavern on the Green Taking Reservations

    Reservations are now open for Tavern on the Green, which has been closed since New Year’s Eve 2009. A preview dinner menu begins on April... Read more

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    Sating an Appetite for Books

    Foodies with an appetite for books will be spoiled for choice at the third annual Food Book Fair, to be held at the Wythe Hotel... Read more

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    Time to Graze, Outdoors

    Spring food destinations are popping up, and now that you’ve done good on your New Year’s resolutions, it’s time to eat, eat, eat. Smorgasburg Smorgasburg... Read more

  • The renovation at Dylan Prime pays homage to its origins. Rustic and industrial, it features reclaimed elements from the Dietz lantern manufacturing company. (Courtesy of Dylan Prime)

    Rustic and Industrial, Dylan Prime Offers Eclectic Finds

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  • Chef and owner AJ Black, in front of El Tesoro. (Dan Bracaglia)

    Il Tesoro: Chef AJ Black Masters the Art of Food

    Il Tesoro is just that: a treasure, and worth seeking out. Chef and owner AJ Black serves Italian cuisine on the Upper East Side that’s... Read more

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    Madangsui’s Korean BBQ a Home Run

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  • The renovation at Dylan Prime pays homage to its origins. Rustic and industrial, it features reclaimed elements from the Dietz lantern manufacturing company. (Courtesy of Dylan Prime)

    Rustic and Industrial, Dylan Prime Offers Eclectic Finds

    Tucked away on a quiet street in Tribeca, Dylan Prime recently reopened in the same building that was once home to the Dietz lantern manufacturing... Read more

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    At Naya Express, the Vegetables Don’t Lie

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  • Drizzling chimichurri sauce on the skirt steak. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    At Buenos Aires, Beef Is King

    If you’re vegetarian, look elsewhere. Buenos Aires is a total carnivore’s paradise. For meat-lovers, this authentic Argentine spot on the Lower East Side, might be... Read more

  • Cauliflower pizza. (Daniel Krieger)

    Stella 34 Trattoria: A Neapolitan Trattoria With Panache

    If it wasn’t for the looming sight of the Empire State building through the expansive glass windows, you’d think the Mediterranean Sea was just outside. ... Read more

  • The veggie burger. (Courtesy of Salud)

    Salud Serves a Fresh Spin on the Basics

    Salud features vibrant takes on Mexican and American standards featuring organic ingredients, produce by the bushel, and a smattering of meat.  Given the owners’ Mexican... Read more

  • Owner Chuck Perley. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Le Pescadeux, Where Fish Duets and Personality Unite

    First things first. Le Pescadeux is a made-up word and doesn’t mean anything. But get on board. It’s a delicious journey. The captain of the... Read more

  • The festive shuba salad. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Korchma Taras Bulba: Hello Ukraine, Goodbye Winter Blues

    Even as spring’s official date zooms by, promises of warmth and daffodils seem very far away. Every cold-weather culture has its own way of dealing... Read more

  • The bacon “World Tour” monster sandwich, made with 10 different kinds of Bacon. (Rob Counts/Epoch Times)

    A Bacon Fest of Epic Proportions at Zeppelin Hall

    Bacon is magical. Everyone loves it. My 91-year-old grandmother, who eats it every morning, claims it is the reason for her old age. My father... Read more

  • Baker Laura Forer shows off her confections. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Delicacies From Down Under at Waltzing Matilda

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  • Rows of abacus panels add both a contemporary and ancient touch to Qi Esarn Thai Kitchen. (Courtesy of Qi Esarn Thai Kitchen)

    Dining at Qi Esarn Thai Kitchen

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    Osteria del Principe: A Slice of La Dolce Vita

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  • Grilled branzino. (Courtesy of Paul Johnson)

    A Touch of Sweetness, Abboccato Italian Kitchen

    Just as its name says, “pleasing to the mouth” or “a touch of sweetness,” there is definitely a touch of sweetness to Abboccato Italian Kitchen... Read more

  • The Greensquare Tavern in Midtown Manhattan, New York, Feb. 24. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Greensquare Tavern Has a Holistic Touch

    There are plenty of chefs in New York making impressive use of seasonal ingredients, but not many can also claim to know the particular health... Read more

  • Caricatures of Samuel Jackson, Lucy Liu, and Gary Sinise. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Dine With the Stars at Sardi’s

    It’s not every day I eat lunch with the eyes of Samuel Jackson, Lucy Liu, and Gary Sinise fixed upon me—all at the same time... Read more

  • New York strip steak, with mashed potatoes and sauteed spinach. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    At Moran’s, the Hearth Beckons

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  • Frog legs in a Pernod sauce. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Unpretentious French, Frogs and All

    Scarcity is the mother of invention, non?  French cuisine, at its heart, is about peasant food, from the old stewing hen going into the cooking... Read more

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    The Fat Radish Is the Real Deal

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  • The Library Bar. (Courtesy of The Peacock)

    Finding British Tradition at The Peacock and The Shakespeare

    Steeped in British tradition, The Peacock, in Murray Hill, is romantic and luxurious. It makes you feel as though you had just stepped into a... Read more

  • Salep (Emel Akan/Epoch Times)

    Salep, A Drink From Turkey

    Salep is a traditional hot drink from Turkey made with milk and the flour of dried orchid tubers. The popularity of this hot drink among... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Empire Steak House)

    Great Wines to Pair With Great Steak

    One of the defining moments in oenophile history was the Judgment of Paris in 1976. Eleven experienced judges undertook a blind tasting in Paris, in... Read more

  • Dubbed the "macrobiotic Coca Cola," this sweet vegetable broth made from cabbage, carrots, pumpkins, and yellow onions can help regulate blood sugar

    Home Remedy to Curb Sugar Cravings

    It’s mid-afternoon. You feel restless and struggle to focus on your work. You’re finding it difficult to resist the urge to reach for candies, chocolates,... Read more

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    Hot Toddy, Ontario Style

    Hot toddies are popular in many northern countries. They are typically made with liquor, sugar, water, and sometimes spices. In Ontario, Canada, however, a common... Read more

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    Kashmiri Kahwah, a Drink From India (+Recipe)

    Kashmiri Kahwah, a green tea-based hot drink, is very popular during the winter in Kashmir across India and Pakistan. Traditionally, kahwah is served in a... Read more

  • Red Wine

    What Is Actually Inside Red Wine?

    Oenophiles wax poetic about the look, feel, smell, and taste of red wine. But what’s actually inside the drink? Dozens of complicated molecules from the... Read more

  • In this March 16, 2013 file photo, people toast with beer and other drinks. (AP Photo/File)

    Binge Drinking Not Just a Growing Problem Among Youth: UK Study

    Young binge drinkers may get most of the newspaper headlines, but alcohol consumption in middle-aged men and women is an increasing concern. In the UK... Read more

  • A vineyard in Roussillon. The grape-growing area is bordered by the Mediterranean in the East and mountains in the west. (Manos Angelakis)

    The Sweet Wines of Roussillon Stand Out

    The wines of Roussillon owe their existence to ancient Greek merchants and sailors from Corinth that brought to their colonies and trade stations in the... Read more

  • Cartizze Hill Vineyard. (Courtesy of Mionetto USA)

    Prosecco, Italy’s Sparkling Gem

    Prosecco, evokes an image of Italy’s good life; an image of a food and wine culture that celebrates the bounty of the countryside and the... Read more

  • Newcastle ‘The Mega Huge Football Game Ad Newcastle Could’ve Made’ (Super Bowl XVLIII Commercial)

    Newcastle, doesn’t believe in making multi-million dollar Mega Football Game Ads; just multi-hundred dollar storyboards.…... Read more

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    #Salute a Hero at Budweiser.com/Salute Music: Coming Home Pt. II by Skylar Grey © 2013…... Read more

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  • The 84 hectares of Cannubi Hill vineyards are located just north of the village of Barolo in Italy. (Manos Angelakis)

    A Wine of Kings: Barolo Cannubi

    Barolo wines are made in Piedmont, predominantly from Nebbiolo grapes and are often described as one of Italy’s greatest red wines.  In the late 19th... Read more

  • Bartender Ryan “Mr. Lyan” Chetiyawardana (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral Cocktail? Ask Mr. Lyan

    If you want to see an artist get more creative, give him or her more constraints.  Go to London’s White Lyan, opened last month by... Read more

  • In this photo dated Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, an unidentified lab worker tests wine for authenticity in a lab run by the French Finance ministry in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Counterfeiting has dogged wine as long as it has been produced, but it is getting more sophisticated and more ambitious, particularly as bottle prices rise due to huge demand in new markets, mainly in Asia. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

    As Wine Fakers Get Sharper, Industry Fights Back

    SAINT-EMILION, France— An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of... Read more

  • Enjoy the season this year with some great wines chosen by an expert. Antonel/photos.com

    Best Holiday Season Sparkling Wines

    Choosing a wine over the festive season can be daunting. Here are some options that are sure to impress in every occasion—from gift-giving, to a... Read more

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    Coffee Talk: How to Find Great Coffee

    I see coffee as an everyday luxury, fresh roasted coffee brewed the way you like it either at home or at your local shop. But... Read more

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    Coffee Talk: How to Find Great Coffee

    I see coffee as an everyday luxury, fresh roasted coffee brewed the way you like it either at home or at your local shop. But... Read more

  • A drink served at Henry, a new bar located off the lobby of Hudson New York. (Courtesy of Henry)

    New Bar: Henry, at Hudson

    U.K. award-winning mixologist Ryan Chetiyawardana is behind the cocktail program at Henry, a new bar located off the lobby of the Hudson New York hotel... Read more

  • (Screenshot/Video Jug Food)

    How to Make Spicy Salmon Burgers With Grilled Pineapple

    In this episode of Good Food Good Times, YouTube chef, Barry Lewis shows you how to make spicy salmon burgers with a tangy sweet chilli... Read more

  • (Screenshot/Martha Stewart)

    4 New Ways to Eat Baked Potatoes: Martha Stewart Show

    The perfect baked potato has crisp golden skin on the outside and a wonderfully fluffy interior. When you fill it with one of these many... Read more

  • (Screenshot/Buzz60)

    Healthy Protein Bars and Smoothies DIY

    With summer and beach season around the corner, you may be looking to jump-start your health plan, but you don’t have to splurge on the... Read more

  • Chocolate Chip and Fresh Orange Cupcakes (Cat Rooney/Epoch Times)

    Easter Cupcakes: Chocolate and Orange Perfection

    The two flavours of chocolate and orange go perfectly together in these delightful cupcakes. The freshly squeezed orange juice gives a hint of the tropics... Read more

  • Orzo Caprese Salad (Maria Matyiku)

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