Category Archives: The Plate: New York City

The Ten: Cool Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: The Plate: New York City

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

Cookies and ice cream are good on their own, but combine the two for the ultimate dessert sandwich. Some places get a little creative with their ice cream sandwiches by swapping cookies out for mini brioche buns or macarons, and many use gelato instead of ice cream. Treat yourself to one this weekend, because ...

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The Ten: Cool Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: The Plate: New York City

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

Cookies and ice cream are good on their own, but combine the two for the ultimate dessert sandwich. Some places get a little creative with their ice cream sandwiches by swapping cookies out for mini brioche buns or macarons, and many use gelato instead of ice cream. Treat yourself to one this weekend, because ...

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The Ten: Cool Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: The Plate: New York City

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

Cookies and ice cream are good on their own, but combine the two for the ultimate dessert sandwich. Some places get a little creative with their ice cream sandwiches by swapping cookies out for mini brioche buns or macarons, and many use gelato instead of ice cream. Treat yourself to one this weekend, because ...

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The Ten: Cool Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: The Plate: New York City

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

Cookies and ice cream are good on their own, but combine the two for the ultimate dessert sandwich. Some places get a little creative with their ice cream sandwiches by swapping cookies out for mini brioche buns or macarons, and many use gelato instead of ice cream. Treat yourself to one this weekend, because ...

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The Ten: Cool Ice Cream Sandwiches

Source: The Plate: New York City

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

Photo Credit: Jacques Torres

With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

Cookies and ice cream are good on their own, but combine the two for the ultimate dessert sandwich. Some places get a little creative with their ice cream sandwiches by swapping cookies out for mini brioche buns or macarons, and many use gelato instead of ice cream. Treat yourself to one this weekend, because ...

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Bottoms Up: Patty Hearst Syndrome

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to area restaurants and bars for inspiration. This week, mix up a Patty Hearst Syndrome from Cusp Dining and Drinks in La Jolla, California.

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Patty Hearst Syndrome

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz Herradura Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao
  • 1 oz hibiscus agave syrup (recipe below)
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • Prosecco

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add ...

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Bottoms Up: Patty Hearst Syndrome

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to area restaurants and bars for inspiration. This week, mix up a Patty Hearst Syndrome from Cusp Dining and Drinks in La Jolla, California.

patty-hearst-syndrome

Patty Hearst Syndrome

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz Herradura Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao
  • 1 oz hibiscus agave syrup (recipe below)
  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • Prosecco

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add ...

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CityDrinks: Spring clean your wine list with new varietals, emerging regions

Source: The Plate: New York City

If you’re bored of the same old Chardonnay and Merlot, spring clean your wine list buy adding varietals from some of the world’s hottest wine regions, including southern Italy and France’s Loire Valley.

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Wine by candlelight at Lupo Verde in DC.

“Ten years ago, it was hard to sell any Italian wine other than Pinot Grigio,” said Antonio Matarazzo of DC’s Italian newcomer Lupo Verde.  “Now, we have guests who are already very familiar with Italian varietals, and want to learn more.”

Matarazzo points to Donnafugata, a family-run wine group in western Sicily, as a perfect example of ...

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CityDrinks: Spring clean your wine list with new varietals, emerging regions

Source: The Plate: New York City

If you’re bored of the same old Chardonnay and Merlot, spring clean your wine list buy adding varietals from some of the world’s hottest wine regions, including southern Italy and France’s Loire Valley.

lupo

Wine by candlelight at Lupo Verde in DC.

“Ten years ago, it was hard to sell any Italian wine other than Pinot Grigio,” said Antonio Matarazzo of DC’s Italian newcomer Lupo Verde.  “Now, we have guests who are already very familiar with Italian varietals, and want to learn more.”

Matarazzo points to Donnafugata, a family-run wine group in western Sicily, as a perfect example of ...

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Meatless Monday: Grilled Jardinare Sandwich

Source: The Plate: New York City

As we pay greater attention to where our food comes from, our health and the health of what we’re consuming, even the most carnivorous eaters are taking a break from meat – at least occasionally. Of course, it can be challenging to follow Meatless Monday, the international campaign to eat vegetarian on Mondays. So we’ve turned to chefs for a little inspiration. Today, Howells and Hood in Chicago dishes up a Grilled Jardinare Sandwich.

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Grilled Jardinare Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized eggplant
  • 1 large yellow squash
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large portobello mushroom
  • ...

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Meatless Monday: Grilled Jardinare Sandwich

Source: The Plate: New York City

As we pay greater attention to where our food comes from, our health and the health of what we’re consuming, even the most carnivorous eaters are taking a break from meat – at least occasionally. Of course, it can be challenging to follow Meatless Monday, the international campaign to eat vegetarian on Mondays. So we’ve turned to chefs for a little inspiration. Today, Howells and Hood in Chicago dishes up a Grilled Jardinare Sandwich.

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Grilled Jardinare Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized eggplant
  • 1 large yellow squash
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large portobello mushroom
  • ...

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The Ten: Best Easter Brunches

Source: The Plate: New York City

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With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

It’s time to start making reservations for Easter brunch next Sunday, April 20. Not sure where to go? We’ve compiled a list of restaurants with special menus for next Sunday that will please any crowd. For traditional Easter brunch, try Gotham Bar and Grill, Colicchio & Sons or Rosemary’s. If you feel like stepping outside of the box ...

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The Ten: Best Easter Brunches

Source: The Plate: New York City

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With over 3,000 restaurants in NYC and only three meals a day, how do you choose your food wisely? We’ve foraged through the five boroughs tasting everything we can get our mouths on, and these are The Ten favorites (for right now).

It’s time to start making reservations for Easter brunch next Sunday, April 20. Not sure where to go? We’ve compiled a list of restaurants with special menus for next Sunday that will please any crowd. For traditional Easter brunch, try Gotham Bar and Grill, Colicchio & Sons or Rosemary’s. If you feel like stepping outside of the box ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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Bottoms Up: Jalapeno Margarita

Source: The Plate: New York City

Sometimes life calls for a cocktail — and here at CityEats, we’re especially fond of celebrating Thirsty Thursdays. While you can’t go wrong with a simple vodka and soda, there are times when you want to really shake things up. We turn to experts for inspiration. This week, New York’s Whiskey Park shakes up a Jalapeno Margarita.

GERBER BARS

Photo courtesy of Gerber Bars

Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces muddled jalapeño (no seeds)
  • 1 ½ oz Excellia Blanco tequila
  • ½ oz Cointreau
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a shaker, muddle jalapeño.
  2. Add tequila, Cointreau, simple ...

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City Drinks: Convivial Cocktails: Batched Beverages

Source: The Plate: New York City

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The weather is growing warmer, the air is crackling with energy and friends are coming out of their winter video-and-food-delivery hibernation — as good an excuse as any for a party!  Even if you’re merely celebrating the glorious onset of spring (we survived the polar vortex!), it’s definitely time for a night out or in with friends.  And hey, if all of you share an appreciation for the same cocktail, why interrupt the flow of conversation and laughter to keep ordering or preparing individual drinks?  Better to ask your kindly host or bartender to whip up a batch of ...

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City Drinks: Convivial Cocktails: Batched Beverages

Source: The Plate: New York City

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Negroni

The weather is growing warmer, the air is crackling with energy and friends are coming out of their winter video-and-food-delivery hibernation — as good an excuse as any for a party!  Even if you’re merely celebrating the glorious onset of spring (we survived the polar vortex!), it’s definitely time for a night out or in with friends.  And hey, if all of you share an appreciation for the same cocktail, why interrupt the flow of conversation and laughter to keep ordering or preparing individual drinks?  Better to ask your kindly host or bartender to whip up a batch of ...

Read full article >>

City Drinks: Convivial Cocktails: Batched Beverages

Source: The Plate: New York City

187484389 (2)

Negroni

The weather is growing warmer, the air is crackling with energy and friends are coming out of their winter video-and-food-delivery hibernation — as good an excuse as any for a party!  Even if you’re merely celebrating the glorious onset of spring (we survived the polar vortex!), it’s definitely time for a night out or in with friends.  And hey, if all of you share an appreciation for the same cocktail, why interrupt the flow of conversation and laughter to keep ordering or preparing individual drinks?  Better to ask your kindly host or bartender to whip up a batch of ...

Read full article >>

City Drinks: Convivial Cocktails: Batched Beverages

Source: The Plate: New York City

187484389 (2)

Negroni

The weather is growing warmer, the air is crackling with energy and friends are coming out of their winter video-and-food-delivery hibernation — as good an excuse as any for a party!  Even if you’re merely celebrating the glorious onset of spring (we survived the polar vortex!), it’s definitely time for a night out or in with friends.  And hey, if all of you share an appreciation for the same cocktail, why interrupt the flow of conversation and laughter to keep ordering or preparing individual drinks?  Better to ask your kindly host or bartender to whip up a batch of ...

Read full article >>

City Drinks: Convivial Cocktails: Batched Beverages

Source: The Plate: New York City

187484389 (2)

Negroni

The weather is growing warmer, the air is crackling with energy and friends are coming out of their winter video-and-food-delivery hibernation — as good an excuse as any for a party!  Even if you’re merely celebrating the glorious onset of spring (we survived the polar vortex!), it’s definitely time for a night out or in with friends.  And hey, if all of you share an appreciation for the same cocktail, why interrupt the flow of conversation and laughter to keep ordering or preparing individual drinks?  Better to ask your kindly host or bartender to whip up a batch of ...

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Meatless Monday: Vegetable Stir Fry with Udon Noodles

Source: The Plate: New York City

As we pay greater attention to where our food comes from, our health and the health of what we’re consuming, even the most carnivorous eaters are taking a break from meat – at least occasionally. Of course, it can be challenging to follow Meatless Monday, the international campaign to eat vegetarian on Mondays. So we’ve turned to chefs for a little inspiration. Today, Tao Downtown in New York dishes up Stir Fry Udon Vegetables.

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Vegetable Stir Fry with Udon Noodles

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup baby corn
  • ¼ cup Shanghai bok choy, split
  • ¼ cup asparagus, cut in thirds
  • ¼ cup baby ...

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