In case you missed any of your choice restaurants for Restaurant Week, here are a few more that are extending their menus through Labor Day, and some even include Sundays. In addition to the extended RW of Centro Vinoteca, Gusto, Union Square Cafe, Fleur de Sel and Le Cirque are: […]
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This just in from the "You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me" department: the Los Angeles City Council just passed a bill on Tuesday enforcing a moratorium – or ban – on new fast-food establishments opening for at least one year. From the NY Sun: "The Los Angeles City Council voted […]
Perhaps it’s the spirit of Elvis haunting me, but for some reason I have been craving peanut butter sandwiches for the past few days. I happen to love peanut butter and eat it pretty regularly anyway, but occasionally I get the urge to splurge – and that’s when I head […]
Warning: Do not read this if you are hungry. I just made that mistake and accidentally drooled on my desk. Pastry chef Hali Horn opened up retro dessert bar Mama’s Mudsliders in the West Village just a few months ago, and up until now it has been a go-to spot […]
In the ‘Reviews’ section: Centro Vinoteca for Restaurant Week 2008.
While checking out NYmag.com’s Grub Street, I came across a post about famed Meatpacking restaurant STK commemorating McDonald’s 40th anniversary of the Big Mac. Evidently chef Todd Mark Miller is serving up what he calls "Mini-Big Mac’s," which will consist of two mini-burgers made with Wagyu beef, goat cheese, fresh […]
Just when you think New Yorkers have seen it all, something like this happens. Julisa Caba, a 25-year-old from Queens, bit into an apple pie from the McDonald’s on 21st street in Astoria and found not a hair, not a bug, but a metal screw. I wonder how many calories […]
In the ‘Reviews’ section: Artisanal for restaurant week.
This fascination with molecular gastronomy is starting to worry me a little bit. I just read an interesting article from TimeOut NY about the chemicals and contraptions used in creating dishes at fine-dining restaurants. The notorious Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 is a master of this science and has even been […]
As if this economy weren’t miserable enough, now we have to worry about contracting Salmonella from a different vegetable every month. Sources are now saying that it is not the tomato to be wary of, but the jalapeño pepper. According to the AP: “government inspectors have found the salmonella strain […]