Taste of Greenwich House

Written by Sharon on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Eat & Drink, Our Town Downtown

Food Fest More than 30 restaurants plan to participate in fundraiser GREENWICH VILLAGE It’s foodie heaven for downtowners, thanks to the Taste of Greenwich House fundraiser, now in its twelfth year. The event takes place Monday, March 10, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), at 7:30 pm. Greenwich [&hellip
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Have your pasta – and eat it, too

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Our Town

Cookbook author Layne Lieberman dished out samples, recipes and tips on how to eat indulgently while staying healthy at an Upper East Side event Healthy Eating At age nine, Layne Lieberman was told she had high cholesterol. Because her family wasn’t exactly accommodating of her needs, she had to learn to navigate the world of [&hellip
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Food & Drink

Written by Sharon on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Our Town

Rats Dine on the U.E.S. Upper East Side The ongoing construction of the Second Avenue Subway project has created a serious health concern among Upper East Side residents. The New York Post reported a study by a Harvard graduate showing that 77 out of 154 restaurants located in the 10128 zip code had citations for [&hellip
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The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Handicapping the competition for Brisket King of NYC Brisket is big business these days. After years of struggling in the Passover ghetto, the notoriously fickle cut of beef is having a full- fledged moment in the sun, thanks in large part to the awareness campaign begun some six years ago by New York’s Texas BBQ [&hellip
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Just Say No to the Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

552px-Valentines_Candy Celebrate sincerely with a meal that has meaning for you Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark sham, a manufactured non-holiday dreamed up in a craven bid to sell out-of-season roses in the middle of the long, dark winter. Singles hold this trope up like a string of garlic [&hellip
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Zutto is Dead, Long Live Zutto

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

The Tribeca stalwart is revived with a new chef and some new ideas If you serve ramen in a restaurant with none of the traditional trappings, can it still be considered a proper ramen experience? Zutto Japanese American Pub (77 Hudson St., zuttonyc.com) hopes so. No, not the Zutto you’re thinking of, though Tribeca stalwarts [&hellip
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Anna Karenina Comes to New York City

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, West Side Spirit

FireBird navigates the frozen tundra of the Theater District “There is no such thing as Russian food,” says FireBird executive chef Paul Joseph. And while there are entire neighborhoods in Brooklyn that would take jingoistic offense at such a suggestion, over the course of a meal at FireBird (365 W. 46th St.; firebirdrestaurant.com), this starts [&hellip
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Six Can’t-Miss Bites for 2013

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Indien food The new year won’t be complete until you hit our hand-picked dining spots By Regan Hofmann We’re ready to declare 2012 the year of the death of the meal, and we couldn’t be happier about it. As more and more chefs embraced versatile dining, adding snacks to their menus, scaling down dishes or doing away [&hellip
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