NYC Dining

Labor Day Weekend’s Pop-Up Steak Haus at Zeppelin Hall


For Labor Day weekend (Aug. 30–Sept. 1) Zeppelin Hall executive chef Franco Robazetti offers diners their choice of a one-pound steak (rib eye, New York...

  • Gato, Bobby Flay's latest New York restaurant. (Courtesy of Daniel Krieger).

    Gato: Bobby Flay Interprets Mediterranean

    It all started with an orange cat, possibly a stray. The feline weaved through Bobby Flay’s feet as he waited for the real estate broker... Read more

  • Curried shrimp salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    What to Serve With Your Labor Day Burgers and Dogs

    We’ll offer up some delicious sides that will complement whatever else you have on the menu. Start with the salad. In place of the classic... Read more

  • Grilled chicken paillard with peach and arugula salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

    Keep Labor Day Healthy With Grilled Chicken Salad

    Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly—Tell the truth!—we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers, and hot dogs? Check, check,... Read more

  • The Panagia celebration at the Ovelia restaurant in Astoria, New York, August 15, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Ovelia: A Panagias Celebration

    The Greeks can party like no one’s business. On a recent Friday evening at Ovelia, a Greek restaurant in Astoria, Queens, there was plenty of... Read more

  • Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe.
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    Stieber’s Sweet Shop Now Open

    Going back to school has just gotten sweeter, with the opening of Stieber’s Sweet Shoppe on Bleecker Street.  “No one comes in here with a... Read more

  • The new location on Ludlow Street.

    100 Montaditos Opens New Location on Ludlow Street

    100 Montaditos, a restaurant chain from Spain, opened its second New York location on Aug. 19. The inspiration for 100 Montaditos derives from the Spanish... Read more

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    Berg’n Opening Aug. 27

    Another Brooklyn foodie destination is soon to open in Crown Heights. Brooklyn Beer Hall Berg’n, set to open on Aug. 27, was created by the... Read more

  • Lexington's, in Murray Hill (Courtesy of Lexington's)

    Lexington’s Opens at The Court Hotel

    Lexington’s, an elegant lounge inside The Court Hotel in Murray Hill, has opened with the theme “Life After Five.” Small plates at Lexington’s. (Courtesy of... Read more

  • Chef Pichet Ong (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Thaithentic Food and Culture Festival to Take Place on Aug. 23

    Popular Thai chefs Hong Thaimee (“Iron Chef,” Ngam) and Pichet Ong will make appearances at the Thaithentic Food and Culture Festival on Aug. 23. The... Read more

  • Courtesy of Dîner en Blanc

    Dîner en Blanc Returns to New York

    Viral event Dîner en Blanc returns to New York for its 4th edition on Aug. 25, with 4,500 people expected to be in attendance. Originally... Read more

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    Today in Madison Square Park: Free Heart-Shaped Pretzels From ‘Cronut Maker’

    French pastry chef Dominique Ansel, the man who created the ‘Cronut‘ is back with a new treat—a heart-shaped pretzel.  Chef Dominique Ansel explains that he... Read more

  • Grapefruit and corn summer salsa. (AP Photo/MatthewMead)

    A Shaved Salsa That Needs No Tomatoes and No Chopping

    We generally assume two things about salsa that we shouldn’t. First, that it must involve tomatoes. Second, that the ingredients should be chopped. Because while... Read more

  • The jewel-like strawberries from Berried Treasures Farm. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Sweet and Succulent Summer Fruits, the Glory of the Season

    A bear in summer is a lucky bear—if it lives anywhere near the wild blueberry picking grounds of Berried Treasures farm in Cook Falls, in... Read more

  • Red snapper, with grated daikon radish, in a sauce of mirin, white soy sauce, and bonito broth. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Momokawa: A Fellowship of Sea and Soil

    Judging from the number of establishments devoted to serving just ramen or sushi, it’s easy to think that’s all Japanese food is. Sitting on the... Read more

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    Panagias Celebration at Ovelia

    One of the most popular festivals in Greece falls on Aug. 15. Called Decapentaugusto (“15th of August”) or Panagias. Now a public holiday and religious... Read more

  • The patio at ChicoJulio (Courtesy of ChicoJulio)

    ChicoJulio Bodega de Mar Brings Mexican Seafood Dishes to Upper West Side

    Named after Mexico’s first deep-sea diver, ChicoJulio (“Little Jewel”) serves traditional seafood dishes in a lively cantina-style atmosphere: ceviches, fish tacos, and whole fish of... Read more