Tag Archives: New York City

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup Has a New Home at Ho Foods

Source: Grub Street NY

It is peak soup season. The time of year for broccoli-cheddar, chicken-noodle, you name it. But then, there are also soups that you want to eat all year, hot weather be damned. One of these is Taiwanese beef noodle soup, among the island nation’s most famous and popular dishes. Until …

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Gabriel Stulman’s First Hotel Restaurant Opens Today — Here’s Why He Wants It to Feel Like a Sleepover

Source: Grub Street NY

New York restaurateur Gabriel Stulman has carved out a niche for himself in the West Village, the neighborhood that houses his collection of laid-back spots that also tend to be what you might call cozy: Joseph Leonard, his first restaurant, is a tight 620 square feet, and Bar …

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Salt Bae’s New York Restaurant Will Finally Open This Week

Source: Grub Street NY

Salt Bae has descended from his saline perch to grace New York with his meats. On Thursday, the Turkish chef and living meme, born Nusret Gökçe, will open the New York location of his steakhouse Nusr-Et. This is his second United States location (and 13th overall) of …

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At Midtown’s Glitzy New DaDong, the Signature Dish Is Overshadowed by the Spectacle

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s safe to say that grizzled New Yorkers who’ve subsisted over the decades on a steady diet of soup dumplings and warmed-over containers of carryout crispy orange beef have never seen anything quite like the eagerly awaited, elaborately hyped midtown Peking-duck palace DaDong. Instead of the usual cramped quarters out …

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There’s an Exciting New Korean Restaurant in Town

Source: Grub Street NY

Over the last three years, New York has seen the opening of several high-profile and well-liked contemporary Korean restaurants including Atoboy, Cote, Her Name Is Han, and Oiji. Cote, the most high-end of the four, made a splash last year by fusing the American steakhouse with …

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Three Japanese Staples Will All Close This Weekend

Source: Grub Street NY

The 42-year-old Times Square ramen spot Sapporo and its sister restaurants Sake Bar Hagi and Iroha will all close on Saturday, January 13. A manger at Iroha, Johnny Gartrelle, confirms the closures with Grub, saying that, well, it was time. “We’re closing because the building hasn’t been …

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West~bourne Is a New Soho Café That Serves Grain Bowls With a Cause

Source: Grub Street NY

Over the last few years, New York’s trendier precincts have been hit with a plant-based wave of fake-meat barbecuers, coconut-yogurt purveyors, and hippie-bowl cafés. Now, restaurateur Camilla Marcus wants to take that approach — call it “wellness” if you must — to another level: At her new restaurant,

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New York’s First Dog Café Is Set to Open This Month

Source: Grub Street NY

This summer, the residents of New York City learned that, at long last, the city would get its very own puppy café. In a world that looks more toxic and strange with each passing day, it was the rare bit of good news. Now, there is even …

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15 Comforting Dishes to Help New Yorkers Cope With the Cold

Source: Grub Street NY

It is cold outside right now. As in, wear-three-layers-and-still-not-want-to-walk-to-the-bodega cold. Fun news: The East Coast is now braced for a storm that the Washington Post says resembles “a winter hurricane.” In New York, that means snow today, a forecast high of 18 degrees on Friday and 15 on Saturday. …

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The Joe’s Pizza Copycat in Brooklyn Gets to Keep Its Name

Source: Grub Street NY

For the time being, Park Slopers get to keep eating their version of Joe’s Pizza. Brooklyn federal judge Brian Cogan ruled yesterday that while the lawsuit filed by New York’s top slice joint made several valid points about the poseur’s “confusingly similar” look, the famous pizzeria’s rival …

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12 Excellent Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in New York City This January

Source: Grub Street NY

Every month in New York, there’s a bewildering number of new dishes to eat, drinks to imbibe, and food-themed events to attend. Often, the hardest part is just figuring out what’s really worth your limited time. So Grub kicks off each month with a curated collection of dishes, drinks, and …

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A Complete Timeline of Guy Fieri’s Reviled Times Square Restaurant

Source: Grub Street NY

After five years, the Donkey Sauce has run dry at Guy Fieri’s Times Square restaurant. The party at Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar will officially be over as of January 1, which leaves New Yorkers just three more days to visit the place that has, over the course of …

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Guy Fieri’s Much-Loathed Times Square Restaurant to Close Forever

Source: Grub Street NY

Pour one out — preferably a Lady Liberty Cosmo — for Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar. Employees at Guy Fieri’s 500-person Times Square restaurant tell Eater they will throw in the towel after service concludes this New Year’s Eve, just shy of five-and-a-half years of Dragon Chili Cheese …

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How Chef Akhtar Nawab Makes Alta Calidad’s Mind-blowing, Indian-Mexican-European Bone-Marrow Roti

Source: Grub Street NY

Alta Calidad — a sunny corner dining room in Prospect Heights — is billed as “innovative Mexican,” though that description doesn’t tell the restaurant’s entire story. Instead, it’s best to look at the restaurant’s “roti,” which itself is a bit misnamed. A classic Indian roti is just wheat flour, …

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Llama Inn Chef’s Next Spot Will Be All About Peruvian Sandwiches

Source: Grub Street NY

Llama Inn is a Peruvian restaurant inspired by the particular perspective of Erik Ramirez, a first-generation son of Peruvian immigrants who drifted from and back to his parents’ cuisine. It’s also a very fun place to eat and drink: New York’s Underground Gourmet raved in a four-star review

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Abandoned Cheese Shop Reportedly Starting to Stink Up Entire Manhattan Block

Source: Grub Street NY

Two weeks ago, New York’s East Village lost another neighborhood institution, a decades-old no-nonsense cheese shop simply known as East Village Cheese. Easily forgotten by Lower Manhattanites who have Murray’s and Saxelby Cheesemongers, among others, in the area, the spot still had about a hundred varieties, everything …

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Saltie Will Become Court Street Grocers

Source: Grub Street NY

To its fans, Saltie is an irreplaceable New York business. But after eight years, as you may have heard, owner Caroline Fidanza announced that she would close the shop at the end of this year. The news elicited moans of “RIP Scuttlbutt,” and it’s closing is certainly a …

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The Absolute Best New Restaurants in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

For whatever reason, the annual, onerous critic’s chore of putting together a ‘best new restaurant’ list has been even more onerous than usual this year. Possibly it’s because many of our favorite restaurants (like Ignacio Mattos’s Flora Bar) opened late in 2016, and were hastily included in last …

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Saltie Will Sink at the End of the Month

Source: Grub Street NY

That wasn’t much of a warning: Today on Instagram, the Williamsburg sandwich shop Saltie announced that it will close at the end of this month. During its eight-year run, the small shop has had an outsize presence in the neighborhood. It’s big in both personality and flavor, with an …

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At Brooklyn’s New La Lonchería, Mexican Sandwiches Are King

Source: Grub Street NY

When Danny Mena and Oscar León Bernal opened Hecho en Dumbo in 2007, New York called it a “nightly transformation, via food, drink, and music, into a slice of Mexico City.” Now, it’s that city’s loncherías — casual, dinerlike spots for lunch — that have given the inspiration …

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Marie-Aude Rose, Wife of Le Coucou’s Daniel Rose, Brings Obscure French Cheesecake to New York

Source: Grub Street NY

It’s a rare thing to come across a new pastry, which is probably why the Cronut became such a sensation. But this week, New York will encounter, perhaps for the first time, the tourteau fromagé, an obscure cheesecake that originated in the Poitou-Charentes region of western France and hasn’t made …

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Bob’s Burgers Pop-up Will Hit NYC Next Week

Source: Grub Street NY

People in Los Angeles lost it last year when a ten-day pop-up allowed them to savor the IRL flavor of Bob Belcher–inspired burgers. Now, New Yorkers will get the same opportunity: Alvin Cailan, purveyor of Eggslut’s world-historic breakfast sandwiches, oversaw the Bob’s Burgers shop in L.A. last December, …

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Jenna Wortham Doesn’t Regret Paying $5 for a Giant Kit Kat

Source: Grub Street NY

Jenna Wortham is one of the country’s most insightful and engaging writers. She’s written for every publication from Wired to the Awl to Vogue to The New York Times Magazine, where she’s a staff writer and co-host of the podcast Still Processing with Wesley Morris. While Wortham often covers …

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Here’s New York City’s New Hard-Cider Headquarters

Source: Grub Street NY

New York is a hard-cider capital, and as the beverage has regained popularity among more curious drinkers, the number of producers in this state has ballooned. (From 8 in 2014, the governor’s office says, to 24 in 2016.) One of these is Twin Star Orchards, a New Paltz apple …

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5 More Women Come Forward to Accuse Batali of Sexual Harassment

Source: Grub Street NY

One day after Eater reported four women’s allegations of sexual harassment by Mario Batali, more have come forward with accusations against the celebrity chef. Batali also appeared in a detailed, explosive report by the New York Times about sexual harassment and abuse by restaurateur Ken Friedman, and was …

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