NYC Dining

Babeth’s Feast Offers Premium Frozen Meals

With Babeth’s Feast, which opened last month, Elisabeth de Kergorlay hopes to be launching nothing short of a revolution in home cooking.  Babeth’s Feast is...

  • An assortment of kebabs. The jujeh, or Cornish hen, is especially sought out at Parmys. Prices for kebabs range from $14.50 (chicken, koobideh, or vegetarian) to $59 for a combination. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    A Mouthful of Flavors at Parmys

    At Parmys, in the East Village, Mojgan Raoufi is part chef and part alchemist.  Her Persian cuisine is worlds away from the minimalist school of... Read more

  • Uova al Tegamino. (Courtesy of Louie and Chan)

    Louie and Chan Launches New Brunch Menu

    Lower East Side restaurant Louie & Chan launches a new brunch menu this weekend. Located where Chinatown meets Little Italy, the restaurant features a cozy... Read more

  • The 52-ouncer. (Courtesy of American Cut in Tribeca)

    American Cut in Tribeca: 52 Weeks With 52 Ounces

    To celebrate the anniversary of its opening, the restaurant American Cut in Tribeca will be offering a special menu for one week, Sept. 22–28. Marc... Read more

  • Sachi opened last week. (Rafael Marxuach,

    Sachi Asian Bistro Opens

    Behind the menu at Sachi, an Asian bistro that opened last week, are Andy Yang and Pichet Ong. Yang is the creator of Rhong-Tiam, and... Read more

  • J. Gumbo’s Now Open in Flatiron District

    J. Gumbo’s, a nationwide brand of fast-casual Cajun–Creole restaurants, has opened its first location in Manhattan, in the Flatiron District. Dishes offered include crawfish étouffée,... Read more

  • Students cooking alongside Jets players last year. (Courtesy of ICE)

    Amping Up Your Tailgate with the Jets and ICE

    Football fans can sharpen their cooking skills this fall and winter at the Official Jets Cooking School while cooking alongside current and former Jets players... Read more

  • Ceviche (Myme Media)

    BTH Opens in West Harlem

    The dining room at BTH. (Myme Media) BTH (By The Hudson), which opened this week in West Harlem, features New American cuisine, with—what else—views of... Read more

  • Marta, Danny Meyer's new restaurant. (Alice Gao)

    Danny Meyer’s Marta Now Open

    Danny Meyer’s new restaurant, Marta, recently opened adjacent to the Martha Washington Hotel lobby and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive chef Nick... Read more

  • Fans sit at the orange couch on Central Park Cafe in New York City on Sept. 17, 2014 (Daksha Devnani/Epoch Times)

    ‘Friends’ Fantasy Cafe, Central Perk, Becomes a Reality in Soho

    NEW YORK— Fans of the long running hit series “Friends” from all age groups were spotted eagerly waiting to take selfies and sip on their... Read more

  • Botequim, located in the Union Square area.
(Courtesy of Botequim)

    Botequim Brings a Piece of São Paulo to NYC

    Executive chef Marco A. Moreira and Jo-Ann Makovitzky, the owners of One Five Hospitality (Tocqueville, 15 East, and The Fourth) have opened Botequim, located in... Read more

  • Charlie Palmer Steak (Georgina Richardson)

    Charlie Palmer Steak Opens in Midtown East

    Charlie Palmer opened a steakhouse in Midtown East this week, in a setting with a traditional-meets-modern aesthetic, where dark woods and leathers are juxtaposed with... Read more

  • Bobby Flay at last year's festival.

Courtesy of NYCWFF

    New York City Wine and Food Festival

    The New York City Wine and Food Festival will take place Oct. 16–19 with a wide array of events, including talks, intimate dinners, and classes... Read more

  • Adam Sobel, owner of the Cinnamon Snail and winner of this year's Vendy Cup.

Courtesy of Vendy Awards

    2014 Vendy Award Winners Crowned

    Judges at the 10th annual Vendy awards crowned their favorites last Saturday. Perennial favorite vegan truck Cinnamon Snail won the Vendy Cup. Other winners were... Read more

  • La Chambery Tart at EXKI. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Fast-Casual EXKi Offers Fresh Options

    Among the multitude of upscale fast food eateries in New York city, EXKi can be easy to miss. But once you enter, you will feel... Read more

  • Gone fishin': executive chef Pecko Zantilaveevan and co-owner Julian Niccolini in the Pool Room. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    The Four Seasons: Practical Jokes, Service Without Peer, and Sublime Flavors

    Where else could you dine in a public landmark space that Jackie Onassis called her “cathedral”? Or see formally dressed couples chat over a mountain... Read more

  • Jioufen Tea House in Taiwan. (Manos Angelakis)

    Jioufen’s Tea House: A Step Back in Time

    I walked into Jioufen Tea House and, all of a sudden, centuries seemed to peel back—I had entered China of the Sung Dynasty.  Perhaps I... Read more