Posts Tagged ‘food’

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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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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Barcelona Calling

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Our Town Downtown

barcelona_pedrera Bar Jamón fills an important hole in the city’s Spanish landscape In most of the United States, if all you knew about Spain came from the Spanish restaurants in your town, you’d be laboring under the impression that everyone in Spain listens exclusively to folk music, uses too much paprika and hasn’t yet reached the [&hellip
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Heirloom Tomato and Watermelon Salad with Basil

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Eat & Drink, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

HeirloomWatermelonSalad By Liza Huber for New York Family Magazine Before the official end of summer, savor this colorful and delicious recipe. Add in a touch of basil, and you have a wonderful salad your whole family will love! Ingredients (serves 4) 1/2 lb. of baby heirloom tomatoes (about 2 containers); washed, with larger ones cut in [&hellip
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Dopo Teatro East: Authentic Italian on 62nd Street

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

Dining-sea bass By Amanda Woods With so many Italian eateries in New York City, it can be difficult to find an “authentic” one—offering 100 percent home-cooked food and an ambience that transports diners to Italy, if only for an hour or two. Dopo Teatro East, which opened on East 62nd Street between First and Second avenues at [&hellip
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NYPL’s Gallery Exhibits Moveable Feast

Written by City Arts on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Free-Lunch-In-Theory600 NYPL brings back a moveable feast By Caroline Birenbaum It’s always fun to see how the palatial Gottesman Exhibition Hall at the New York Public Library is transformed by the nature of the material on view. This summer it has become a vast food hall, where the social history of the lunch hour is presented, [&hellip
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Eating Competitions around NYC Celebrate Uniquely American Pastime

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

Dining-kimchi-contest The eating competition is one of those American traditions you can’t quite explain without coming across as an apologist for obscene overconsumption. And while the Major League Eating circuit—yes, an actual organization that considers eating competitions sporting events, which has gone so far as to get airtime on one of the many ESPNs—is an easy [&hellip
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What’s Opening and Closing In Lower Manhattan

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

downtownalliancelogo Downtown Alliance’s Kelly Rush lets us know what’s opening and closing  Summer has officially begun and, just in time, we have a renovated playground open for children who aren’t stuck in a hot classroom, an Asian kitchen featuring healthy food so we don’t balloon out during swimsuit season and a lovely French café with plenty [&hellip
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An Apple a Day For Dr. Oz’s Daughter

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Uncategorized, West Side Spirit

Daphne Oz, co-host of The Chew, on healthy eating and her father’s influence By Angela Barbuti It’s before 10 a.m. and Daphne Oz has already eaten a lamb chop and sipped a mai tai. As one of the hosts on ABC’s The Chew, she spends weekdays in the kitchen, cooking with her co-hosts and contributing [&hellip
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