Torture on the Green

Written by Andrey Slivka on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Which is merely to say that LeRoy’s Tavern on the Green’s launched an interactive website–tavernonthegreen.com–through which you can secure meal reservations in "real time," whatever that means in this context. It’s with a certain perverse satisfaction that we note the curious fact that–if indeed the Tavern manages to live up in this case to its [&hellip
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Counterrevolutionary Cuisine

Written by Jonathan Bines on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Waldy’s World As the city teems with bright, ambitious young chefs pushing the envelope of New American cuisine, a miniature backlash of sorts has begun to manifest itself among the culinary establishment’s old guard. Cowed, perhaps, by the magnitude of the innovation occurring all around them–mint "love letters" at Babbo; raw clams at Pop; lobster [&hellip
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Brooklyn’s Burning Sensation

Written by Christian Viveros-Faune on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

Now, just in time for Hizzoner’s fundraising campaign across several conservative Western states including California, the Mayor and his power-drunk yes-men have dragged up yet another politically defenseless non-contender from the ranks of the pugilistic bush league: the bookish, bravely principled, probably foolhardy Brooklyn Museum. If the breakneck pace of recent events is any indication, [&hellip
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Lunatics Take the Spotlight While Bush Cruises Along

Written by Russ Smith on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

The New York Post ran a Buchanan-like editorial on Oct. 4 slamming Bush’s rebuke of Congress and questioning whether he has the conservative credentials to earn the GOP nomination. One more reason new Post publisher Ken Chandler should immediately fire associate editor John Podhoretz. Claiming that Bush’s remarks made him a de facto Democrat, the [&hellip
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