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Acappella Magic: Impeccable Service, Mouthwatering Dishes, and a Good Dose of Fire

Tuna tartare, American sturgeon caviar, avocado. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)
Tuna tartare, American sturgeon caviar, avocado. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

Head-turning dishes—that’s what you get at Acappella. No doubt the flames leaping several feet into the air will catch your eye. Or if your back...




  • Meaghan Dorman's cocktail list includes classics as well as a build-it-yourself old fashioned menu. (Courtesy of Raines Law Room)

    Raines Law Room Opens Second Location

    Raines Law Room has opened a second location at The William in Midtown East. The new outpost from Yves Jadot and Alberto Benenati will reflect... Read more

  • Chicken Salad with fall vegetables, lettuce, and Asian dressing. (Evan Sung)

    STATE Grill and Bar Now Serving Lunch

    STATE Grill and Bar, which opened on the street level of the Empire State Building on Oct. 8, is now serving lunch from 11:30 a.m... Read more

  • Making chocolate pasta at Giovanni Rana. (Courtesy of Giovanni Rana)

    Culinary Classes at Chelsea Market

    From wine classes to hands-on pasta making lessons, various businesses at Chelsea Market are offering culinary instruction. At Giovanni Rana, pasta-making classes ($75–$85 per person)... Read more

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    Scientists Explain Why Nobody Puts Cheddar on Pizza

    The water molecules contained in the cheese atop the pizza heat up. In fairly short order, the water begins to boil. When that happens, the... Read more

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    Student Connects Face-to-Face With All 1000+ of His Facebook Friends

    How confidently can you say that you know all your friends on Facebook? Why did you add them in the first place? Do you actually... Read more

  • The Liberty NYC is one of stops during the Fall Burger Crawl. (Epoch Times)

    Midtown Burger Crawl

    A burger crawl this Saturday will offer a taste of some very worthy—and off-menu—burgers in Midtown Manhattan. The crawl is presented by meat purveyor Schweid... Read more

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    The First Levitating Cocktail is Here

    This cocktail is not shaken, not stirred, and not even blended but served up in mid air. This is not an illusion, but it is... Read more

  • (L–R) CEO of Patina Restaurant Group Nick Valenti, Executive Chef Octavio Becerra, and President, CEO, and Chairman of Empire State Realty Trust Anthony E. Malkin at the press opening of STATE Grill on Oct. 7. (Donald Traill/Invision for Patina Restaurant Group/AP Images)

    STATE Grill and Bar Opens in Empire State Building

    At a spacious 2,800 square feet, STATE Grill and Bar opened this Wednesday on the street level of the Empire State Building. The upscale restaurant,... Read more

  • Veal Cheeks With Salsify, Matsutake, and Oyster Emulsion (Courtesy of Urbo Loft)

    URBO Loft, the Latest Addition to URBO

    The 350-seat URBO Loft, serving modern American cuisine with a hyper-seasonal sensibility, opened on the second floor of URBO. URBO, sprawling over two floors and... Read more

  • A selection of mezedes at Zenon Taverna. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Restaurant Weeks in Queens and Brooklyn

    Queens Restaurant Week 2014 runs Oct. 13–31, with more than 100 restaurants participating over 30 neighborhoods. From Aegea to Zenon Taverna, restaurants are offering prix... Read more

  • Salmon sushi. (Courtesy of Stephen STARR)

    Japanese Pop-Up at New York Botanical Garden

    At the New York Botanical Garden, a Japanese pop-up by Stephen STARR Events opened last weekend, and runs until Oct. 26. It accompanies the current... Read more

  • The restored Rainbow Room. (Bart Barlow)

    Atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rainbow Room Reopens

    Long an icon atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza, Rainbow Room has reopened. Designed by architectural firm Gabellini Sheppard Associates, Rainbow Room has been restored to glamour,... Read more

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    3 Unique Ways to Use Sherry Vinegar: Martha Stewart Show

    Do you really need another bottle of vinegar in your pantry? The answer is yes, if it’s sherry vinegar. Sherry vinegar comes from the sherry... Read more

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    The $1.29 Healthy Food You’re Not Eating

    Eating well doesn’t have to be hard. Healthy foods are actually hiding in plain sight. Author of The Nourished Kitchen , Jenny McGruther, shares the... Read more

  • Massimiliano Cortese (L), manager at Osteria del Principe with a staff member at Ospitalità Italiana. The event, held at the Metropolitan Pavillion on Sept. 23, showcased authentic Italian cuisine. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    How to Tell a Real Italian Restaurant

    If you want to know if a restaurant is truly Italian, look for the Ospitalità Italiana Seal of Quality. Promoted by ISNART, Italy’s National Institute... Read more

  • Lobster Roll at Craft & Claw. (Courtesy of Hudson New York)

    Oktoberfest Celebrations

    The month is rife with Oktoberfest celebrations. Beside the festivities at beer gardens and bars, here are two more noteworthy ways to drink (and eat)... Read more


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