NYC Dining

Presstea: Tea With Oomph, Served With a Side of Fun


If you thought tea was exclusively a delicate beverage, you haven’t been to Presstea. At this airy, inviting West Village spot, it’s bold, full-bodied, and...

  • Sparkiling wine cocktails, (L-R) rhubarb, honey bourbon, crushed, ruby, and mojiito in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    10 Easy Ways to Jazz Up Oscar Party Offerings

    The problem with hosting an Oscars viewing party is that the bar is set impossibly high. How does a mere mortal offer food and drink... Read more

  • Last year's Food+Enterprise conference. (Courtesy of Food+Enterprise)

    2015 Food+Enterprise Conference Feb. 27–March 1

    Social impact summit Food+Enterprise will take place Feb. 27–March 1 in Brooklyn. The event is dedicated to collaboration between farmers, entrepreneurs, consultants, funders, and investors... Read more

  • The Gowanus Canal from the Carroll Street Bridge. (Laura Cooksey/Epoch Times)

    Gowanus: A Destination Neighborhood Undergoing Rapid Transformation

    NEW YORK—Nestled between Park Slope and Carroll Gardens—two of Brooklyn’s most established, mature brownstone neighborhoods—Gowanus is a destination neighborhood in the middle of an economic... Read more

  • Chef Maria Loi at Loi Estiatorio in Midtown Manhattan, New York, on Feb. 6, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Loi Estiatorio: Divine Secrets of the Ancient Greeks

    Chef Maria Loi wants you to look and feel like a Greek god or goddess. Who could resist that proposition? Especially when it comes with... Read more

  • Belgian endive gratin. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Getting to Know Belgian Endive With the Help of Cheese

    Fresh-faced, yet utterly jet-lagged. That’s how I arrived in France for the first time. And that’s how I was introduced to Belgian endive. Madame Gabillet... Read more

  • Dishes from last year's C-CAP benefit. (Courtesy of C-CAP)

    C-CAP 25th Anniversary Benefit on March 3

    In high school, Kelvin Fernandez followed his sweetheart into a cooking class. He’s been hooked on cooking ever since. At only 17, Fernandez was cooking... Read more

  • Italian Greyhound. (Courtesy of Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina)

    Giovanni Rana Pastificio Launches Aperitivo Hour

    Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina inside Chelsea Market is launching an Aperitivo Hour. Though best known for its fresh pasta, the 50-year-old company is cooking... Read more

  • An event at last year’s NYC Beer Week, in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central. (Courtesy of NYC Beer Week)

    New York City Beer Week Feb. 20–March 1

    New York City Beer Week takes place Feb. 20–March 1. The 10-day celebration of beer offers a range of events from tastings and menu pairings... Read more

  • Masseria Dei Vini focuses on southern Italian cuisine. (Courtesy of Masseria Dei Vini)

    Puglia Is on the Menu at the New Masseria Dei Vini

    Puglia is the focus at the newly opened Masseria Dei Vini. The chef, Pino Coladonato, is from Puglia and prepares traditional and modern Italian cuisine... Read more

  • Bar Bolonat. (Quentin Bacon)

    Bar Bolonat Launches Brunch

    Owner and chef Einat Admony is introducing brunch at her restaurant Bar Bolonat starting this weekend. Expect to find dishes like Green Shakshuka, made with... Read more

  • Juniper Bar. (Courtesy of Juniper Bar)

    Juniper Bar Opens in Midtown West

    Bar and eatery Juniper Bar has just opened in Midtown West, near Penn Station. The casual dining menu includes wraps, sandwiches, and gourmet burgers such... Read more

  • Chicken for Two With Savory Bread Pudding and Sweet and Sour Greens. (Courtesy of Almond Tribeca)

    Almond Tribeca Opens on Feb. 18

    Co-owner and executive chef Jason Weiner brings the seasonal fare from his Bridgehampton and 22nd Street Almond restaurants to Tribeca. Almond Tribeca, opened on Feb... Read more

  • Fritto Misto. (Noah Fecks)

    Bay Kitchen Bar Opens on Upper East Side

    Co-owners and father-and-son team Eric and Adam Miller have opened an outpost of their East Hampton restaurant Bay Kitchen Bar. The new location is on... Read more

  • Black Sea Pie at East Village Pizza & Kebabs. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    East Village Pizza: Pizza by the People, for the People

    On a cold winter evening, I unlocked some golden secrets of pizza making. I was speaking—over pizza, what else—to Frank Kabatas, the man behind East... Read more

  • Baklava with ice cream and pomegranate seeds. (Manos Angelakis)

    Molos: Grand Views—and a Grand Meze

    It has been affirmed over and over again that location is everything. Well, in the case of Molos Restaurant—situated at the water’s edge in Weehawken,... Read more

  • Eataly’s Cuoricino, a dessert white chocolate Bavarian cream with a raspberry gelee. (Courtesy of Eataly)

    What Romance Looks Like When Chefs Do the Wooing

    Gaurav Anand, Executive Chef and Owner, Awadh A Dish That’s Won Over My Sweetheart: Kofta Dilnaaz. My wife’s tastes aren’t simple so this was the... Read more