NYC Dining

Most recent NYC Dining blogs and columns

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    East & West Opening in Times Square

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

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    Pergola: An Oasis in a Dining Desert

    Nature has found a home at Pergola. The spire-shaped little topiaries at the entrance are a telltale sign of what’s inside. Inside, the most eye-catching... Read more

  • Last year's Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. (Courtesy of Eric Schwortz)

    Big Apple Barbecue Block Party Returns on June 7 and 8

    Nothing says summer like barbecue. The 12th annual Big Apple Barbecue is set to take place in Madison Square Park on June 7 and 8... Read more

  • 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

  • ilili Box’s Korean falafel (Courtesy of ilili Box)

    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

  • Judges sampled over 650 samples of olive oil over four days. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    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

  • Shrimp mole tacos. (Courtesy of Tacombi)

    Cafe El Presidente to Open April 24

    It’s been about eight years since the Tacombi team sold tacos out of converted Volkswagen vans, known as combis (hence taco + combi, giving rise... Read more

  • Live music will accompany a crawfish boil at Masq on April 26. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Crawfish Boil at Masq

    We had an unseasonably long and cold winter but at long last, here comes crawfish season. Masq, which serves New American cuisine with a New... Read more

  • Saffron stewed lamb shanks. (Courtesy of Meson Sevilla)

    Recipe for Jarrete de Cordero Estofado (Saffron Stewed Lamb Shanks)

    Jarrete de Cordero Estofado (Saffron Stewed Lamb Shanks) Courtesy of Meson Sevilla, New York Servings: 6 Ingredients Marinade: SaltBlack pepper4 cloves of garlic (chopped)1 bunch... Read more

  • Carroll Place, on Bleecker Street (Courtesy of Carroll Place)

    Team Behind Osteria Cotta Introduces Carroll Place

    The team behind Osteria Cotta on the Upper West Side, Sergio Riva and AJ Bontempo, have brought Carroll Place downtown on Bleecker Street.  The 170-seat... Read more

  • orean barbecue, with an assortment of side dishes, or banchan. (Epoch Times)

    Madangsui’s Korean BBQ a Home Run

    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

  • Tuesday nights through April are Roast Pig Nights at Benoit. (M. Piazza)

    Roast Pig Nights at Benoit

    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

  • Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe Reopens

    Morrell Wine Bar & Cafe, in the heart of Rockefeller Plaza, reopened its doors Monday after undergoing a complete renovation. The new design features a... Read more

  • Last year's Food Book Fair. (Liz Clayman)

    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

  • Hester Street Fair will open the weekend of April 26–27. (Courtesy of Hester Street Fair)

    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

    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