NYC Dining

CiCi’s Food Paradise: Shirataki Fried Rice—Full Flavor With Half the Calories? 


While browsing chef Mie Okuda’s cookbook “Thinking of You,” I found an interesting recipe for Shirataki Fried Rice. It is supposed to taste like fried...

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    Marcus Samuelsson Brings Streetbird Rotisserie to Harlem

    Chef Marcus Samuelsson has recently opened Streetbird Rotisserie, with dishes reflecting influences from his life, from Ethiopia to Sweden. The signature dish is, of course,... Read more

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    Around Town: Lao New Year, Smorgasburg, and Sake

    Smorgasburg Returns Coachella is to music as Smorgasburg is to food. The food extravaganza came out of hibernation from its winter Crown Heights hideout with an impressive lineup... Read more

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    Tacos and Tequila: Mexicue Kitchen & Bar Opening April 16 in NoMad

    Food truck turned brick-and-mortar Mexicue Kitchen & Bar will debut its third location just north of Madison Square Park on April 16. Combining two of America’s favorite comfort foods, Mexicue... Read more

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    LOLO Will Make Your Wildest Juice Dreams a Reality at New Chelsea Market Location

    New York-based gourmet food and juice brand LOLO opened earlier this month at Chelsea Market, offering an apothecary-style mixology bar. Let’s be real, you can’t... Read more

  • Neapolitan Express opening April 8. (Rowena Tsai)

    First Pizzeria Opens on Wall Street: Neapolitan Express

    Neapolitan Express outgrew its food truck roots and opened its second fast-casual brick-and-mortar location on Wall Street this Tuesday. The pizzeria will be open around the clock... Read more

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    El Original Tex-Mex

    Joining the flanks of the slowly but surely growing Tex-Mex pioneers in the city, seventh-generation Texan and blogger of Homesick Texan, Lisa Fain opened El Original last... Read more

  • Journeyman Black Walnut Manhattan. (Courtesy of Billet & Bellows)

    Cocktail Recipe: Journeyman Black Walnut Manhattan

    At Williamsburg’s Billet & Bellows, owner Kristina Kozak has concocted a cocktail menu consisting of classics and signature drinks with a metalwork theme. Kozak, an... Read more

  • Around Town: Food Book Fair, Cookie Love, and a Bloody Mary Festival

    Stock Up on Wine From Eataly Eataly Vino is temporarily closing this Sunday for a new and expanded wine store to come. Until then, Eataly’s... Read more

  • Chinese Steamed Scallops. (Courtesy of CiCi Li)

    CiCi’s Food Paradise: Chinese Steamed Scallops and a Secret I Never Thought I’d Tell

    Over the last two years of filming a food show in different restaurants, there’s one question I always ask chefs: “Do you have any scallop... Read more

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    Dopo East: A Worthy Destination for Wines

    Dopo East is the East Side’s upscale version of the popular Times Square restaurant Dopo Teatro, which is Italian for “after the theater.” The same... Read more

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    Chef Dan Barber Shows Off Waste

    What’s for dinner? How about leftover cartilage of skate with herring-head tartar sauce, cured tuna blood line aioli, or a meat loaf of offal and... Read more

  • Cauliflower with black garlic. (Courtesy of Wassail)

    Wassail Opens on Lower East Side

    Jennifer Lim and Ben Sandler are passionate about cider—true cider, not the sickly sweet stuff that often passes for it. They feature cider heavily at... Read more

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    Le District to Open at Brookfield Place on March 30

    Brookfield Place debuts its latest culinary addition on March 30: Le District, a French-inspired market and dining destination. Covering about 30,000 square feet, the space... Read more

  • Nerai. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Easter Eats

    Party Like the Greeks Nobody does an Easter party quite like the Greeks do. The upscale Nerai does a three-course prix fixe for $55 (April... Read more

  • Sampling Widow Jane at last year’s NYC Craft Distillers Festival. (Ryan Kelly)

    Around Town: Spring Bacon Fest, Mastering Pasta,Taiwanese Pub Dinner With Cathy Erway, NYC Craft Distillers Festival

    Spring Bacon Fest The Cassandras of the food world have been predicting the waning popularity of bacon for some time now. But let’s face it:... Read more

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    Northern Tiger Brings a Hyperlocal Touch to Beijing Specialties

    From Erika Chou and Doron Wong’s last restaurant Yunnan Kitchen to their latest, Northern Tiger, it’s about a 10-minute drive across Lower Manhattan. In culinary... Read more

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