NYC Dining

Noodies: A Thai Restaurant That Marches to Its Own Beat

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Duck Noodles. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

Amy Kawpunna has an unaccountable love for noodles. Hand her a green curry chicken dish, for example, and she’ll take it with noodles over rice...

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Holiday Gifts for Food Lovers

Savino Wine Preservation System An effective and elegant solution to keep wines fresh for a week. A “float” in the carafe provides a physical barrier between the air and the wine. $49.95, Eataly’s Truffle Revelation A decadent box of …... Read More

  • Jamon Ibérico with Orleans Borbón Manzanilla and Naveran Brut Vintage Cava. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Solera: Food and Wine Pairings Made in Heaven

    At the Midtown restaurant Solera, the chicharrón is a fall-to-your-knees revelation. Solera’s executive chef Danilo Paulino years ago managed to improve on a recipe that... Read more

  • Slow cooker short ribs.(AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Wine-Braised Short Ribs Prove Worth of Slow Cooker

    It was a strange confession to make, but I felt I had to fess up. A friend who once ran a large recipe-based website was... Read more

  • Russ & Daughters Cafe on the Lower East Side. (AP Photo/Russ & Daughters, Jen Snow and Kelli Anderson)

    Russ & Daughters: Something for Every Time of the Day

    Russ & Daughters has been a New York City institution on the Lower East Side for 100 years, a deli selling what’s known as “appetizing”—traditional... Read more

  • Gambas al Ajillo, or shrimp in garlic sauce. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    In Pursuit of Perfection

    Recently I went to Alcala hoping to get some recipes and tips from the chef and owner, Jesus Martinez. He let me into the kitchen... Read more

  • Sweet and spicy cracker bark. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    10 Ideas for Easy Holiday Party Snacks

    Nobody is going to blame you if your holiday party spread includes a bowl of mixed nuts, some grapes, and a wedge or two of... Read more

  • Smoky sweet potato latkes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Better, Healthier Latkes

    During college, I took a class on global populations and food (affectionately known as “pops and crops”). I’m sure it was a fine class, but... Read more

  • Potato knishes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Hankering for Comfort Food? Consider the Knish

    If you’re looking for some cold weather comfort food, you might want to consider the knish. Though there are many variations of the knish, they... Read more

  • Farm-to-table Chalk Point Kitchen launched lunch service this week. (Courtesy of Chalk Point Kitchen)

    Chalk Point Kitchen Debuts Lunch

    SoHo’s Chalk Point Kitchen started lunch service this week. Executive chef Joe Isidori has created salad bowls like the Organic Upstate Kale Salad with pan-fried... Read more

  • Cod with olive oil-poached potatoes. (Michael Tulipan)

    Cooklyn Offers New American Cuisine in Prospect Heights

    Cooklyn is a recent addition to Prospect Heights, with chef Anthony Theocaropoulos at the helm. Theocaropoulos grew up in an Italian-Greek family and has worked... Read more

  • Tot'chos. (Courtesy of Morton’s Grille)

    Morton’s Grille Opens in Gramercy

    Morton’s Grille, the casual-elegant sister restaurant to Morton’s The Steakhouse, opened this week in Gramercy. As well as incorporating some of The Steakhouse’s classics, Morton’s... Read more

  • The signature butter chicken, Murgh Makhani Chicken. (Courtesy of Moti Mahal Delux)

    Moti Mahal Delux: Delicacies From the Imperial Mughlai Kitchens

    A small and unpretentious spot on the Upper East Side, Moti Mahal Delux serves Indian dishes with dazzling colors that showcase the Mughlai culinary heritage... Read more

  • "Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen," by Dana Cowin. (AP Photo/HarperCollins)

    Master Mistakes With Dana Cowin

    NEW YORK—You’d think Dana Cowin would know her way around the kitchen. Or at least that she’d be a little more proficient than the rest... Read more

  • When it comes to holiday cookies, everything depends on the recipe and a few simple techniques. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Demystifying the Cut Holiday Cookie

    Around the world, it’s time for holiday cookies: German springerles rolled out with patterned rolling pins; Dutch speculoos as tall as St. Nick and as... Read more

  • Gingerbread hot cocoa. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    10 Ways to Improve a Mug of Cocoa

    We can’t help it. Once the cooler weather arrives, we crave hot cocoa with the same intensity that we crave a cold beer during barbecue... Read more

  • Madeira-braised Chicken With Mushroom Gravy. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Making a Speedy Dinner Out of a Slow-Braised Bird

    We don’t often think of braising as a weeknight-friendly approach to dinner. After all, anything that cooks low and slow would seem to be no... Read more

  • Sweet potato bourbon pie with gingered whipped cream and toasted pecans. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    The Fluffiest, Best Sweet Potato Pie

    Much as I love a classic pumpkin pie, I have to be honest: My heart belongs to sweet potato pie. Both are rich and warmly... Read more