Posts Tagged ‘Dining’

Franchised Nostalgia, with a Side of Bacon

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit

Savvy bloggers and born-and-raised New Yorkers roll their eyes as hard as the plastic spoons at Dairy Queen, but the people opening these franchises have surely done their market research, and shall be rewarded with no shortage of customers. Neither can these customers be dismissed as all tourists; the locations are far from Times Square and Rockefeller Center and the Freedom Tower
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Red Farm Moves Uptown

Written by Daniel Fitzsimmons on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

redfarm photo 1 wss Village Chinese-food innovator targets the Upper West Side Ed Schoenfeld didn’t say when RedFarm on the Upper West Side would open. Not exactly, anyway. The veteran restaurateur said that he prefers to “open slow,” minus the flashy grand opening that often comes with bad service from an inexperienced wait staff. “It’s not my style to [&hellip
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Trading Post Transforms Seaport Spot into Glamorous Locale

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining Our Town Downtown, Dining West Side Spirit

Dining 2 Trading Post offers traditional American food with a twist As I approached 170 John St. the other night, I thought perhaps my memory had failed me. This couldn’t possibly be the same space that housed the stale-ale smelling Yankee Clipper just two years ago, where people came to bet on horses before OTB got canned. [&hellip
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Capital Grille Brings Charity and Class to the Steakhouse Scene

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Lifestyle, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

3 NYC Locations: 
155 E 42nd Street - (212) 953-2000
120 W 51st Street - (212) 246-0154
120 Broadway - (212) 374-1811
Serving lunch and dinner. The steak joint offers a special wine to fight hunger By Helaina Hovitz My dad always liked to feel special at a steakhouse. He had the (perhaps slightly unrealistic) expectation that everyone would begin to fuss as soon as we arrived, shouting, “Oh, my god, they’re here!” To be fair, I think that anyone dropping [&hellip
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The Best Beef Marrow I’ve Ever Had

Written by NY Press on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Beef Marrow The best beef marrow also happens to be far and away the best late-night meal ever By Elian Zach Just when I was about to formally change New York’s title from “The City That Never Sleeps” to “Sleepytown,” I found hope in the form of a delicious cardiac arrest. At 2:30 a.m. on a Thursday night, [&hellip
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Bring Back the Power Lunch

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

Dining In the greatest food city on earth, why are we eating so many sandwiches? One of New York City’s most curious native establishments is the steam-table deli. Sprouting like mushrooms wherever offices can be found, these one-size-fits-all, in-and-out lunch factories are baffling novelties to visitors. Where did they come from? How can so many of [&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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