NYC Dining

Most recent NYC Dining blogs and columns

  • Sustainable Seafood Week NYC

    Village Fishmonger NYC is producing Sustainable Seafood Week NYC, from May 6 to May 11, with a series of events, including: - Tastings with star... Read more

  • An assortment of donuts. (Courtesy of Holey Donuts!)

    Low-Fat Gourmet Holey Donuts! Coming to NYC

    Holey Donuts! is making its jump from selling online, where it has 153,000 Facebook fans, to selling retail in Greenwich Village. The buzz about these... Read more

  • The wine bar was designed by Dorothée Meilichzon. (Courtesy of Noah Fecks)

    La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels Opens

    La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels opened this week, offering more than 600 wines. It’s the first New York location of the Parisian wine bar, operated... Read more

  • Red Hook Lobster Pound's lobster roll. (Courtesy of Red Hook Lobster Pound)

    Red Hook Lobster Pound Opened in Manhattan

    Hankering for a lobster roll? Red Hook Lobster Pound recently opened a location in Manhattan at 16 Extra Place in the East Village. The Manhattan... Read more

  • Paccheri al Tonno: artisanal pasta, yellowfin tuna, saffron, green asparagus, and bread crumbs. (Courtesy of Dopo East)

    ‘Magic and Pasta’ at Dopo East

    Recently at Dopo East on the Upper East Side, I had an off-the-menu pasta dish that I can still taste. It was marvelous. It made... Read more

  • (Courtesy of East & West)

    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 28

    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