Archive for March 31, 2017

Norman Debuts Nordic Breakfast and Lunch in Greenpoint on Monday

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Source: Eater NY

Dinner will follow at the all-day cafe from Claus Meyer and Fredrik Berselius | Norman, the all-day cafe from Scandinavian chefs Claus Meyer and Fredrik Berselius finally opens Monday for breakfast and lunch after a months-long delay that pushed an anticipated February opening to April. Dinner service will roll out in the coming weeks. The 140-seat Greenpoint restaurant is part of A/D/O, the 23,000 square-foot co-working space for BMW-owned car company Mini. The restaurant has an open kitchen and a long marble bar adjacent to a communal area. The menu is fit for a Kinfolk shoot, with dishes …

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So How Are the Sandwiches at Eggslut NYC?

Source: Grub Street NY

As much as the Underground Gourmet loves a good egg on a roll, is there any breakfast food worth a voluntary hour-long wait in the rain? In the hope of answering that question, we joined a little group of egg-sandwich aficionados and food-line addicts outside Chefs Club Counter

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Bamboo Garden, One of Sunset Park’s Best Dim Sum Restaurants, Closes

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Source: Eater NY

The phone is out of service at the longtime dim sum hall | It looks like one of Sunset Park’s finest Chinese restaurants has shuttered. Bamboo Garden, a bustling dim sum restaurant near the border of Dyker Heights, no longer has a working phone number, and both its Yelp and Google pages list it as permanently closed. The most recent public posts are from late last month. The restaurant at 6409 8th Ave. is one of the newer dim sum dining halls to open in Sunset Park, which saw a burst of dim sum restaurants in the last decade. …

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16 Excellent Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in New York City This April

Source: Grub Street NY

Every month in New York, there’s bound to be a bewildering number of new dishes to eat, drinks to imbibe, and food-themed events to attend. It would be impossible to pack in every single thing each month, and the hardest part often is just figuring out what’s really worth your …

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Two Teens Staged a Fake Proposal at a Fancy Restaurant to Get Free Dessert

Source: Grub Street NY

After a rough week of being teenagers, Cati Domitrovich and Alex Nagle decided they deserved a special night this past Saturday. So they hatched a plan that involved going to a fancy dinner as a pretend couple. At the end of the meal, Nagle dropped onto one knee …

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Restaurant Gets ‘Dramatic Increase’ in Reservations After Banning Kids Under 5

Source: Grub Street NY

Running a family-friendly business has its downsides, and over the years, Caruso’s — a “classy, intimate” Italian spot in Mooresville, North Carolina — has learned that those include food all over the floor, customers who shriek without warning, and a litany of electronic devices operating at …

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A Good Appetite: Carrots, Striking and Sweet, Have Arrived

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Source: NY Times Food

The root vegetables shed their image as a kitchen workhorse and take a starring role in this simple, tangy salad.

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Organic-Yogurt-Maker Stonyfield Could Be Yours for Just $900 Million

Source: Grub Street NY

If you have a Chobani grudge and lots of dollars lying around, the organic-yogurt powerhouse Stonyfield might be calling your name. For months, mega-dairy-company Danone has been trying to close on a $10 billion merger with WhiteWave Foods, maker of the Horizon Organic and Silk brands. To speed …

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Where to Eat at Citi Field, Home of the Mets

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Source: Eater NY

Get Fuku sandwiches, Danny Meyer pizza, and even scoops of cookie dough at the stadium | The 2017 season is finally here, and the New York Mets are (hopefully) primed to make it all the way to October once again this year. In Citi Field, fans will be fueled by plenty of old food favorites — and some hot newcomers to the park’s dining scene. Want to know where to eat and drink inside the stadium? Eater breaks it down for you below. Try something we missed? Send us a line.

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How Many of These Advanced Food Words Can You Pronounce?

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Source: Grub Street NY

You’re past the basics. These are the new, must-know food words you don’t want to get wrong in 2017.

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What to Cook: What to Cook This Weekend

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Source: NY Times Food

How do some miso-broiled scallops sound, or spicy chickpeas with ginger?

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PHOTOS: The Horny Ram

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Source: Brightest Young Things NYC

The Horny Ram (951 2nd Avenue) is the newest edition to Farmhouse Hospitality’s resto-bar roster, and is officially open for business as of yesterday. It’s a companion venue to Murray Hill’s Flying Cock, and in addition to some staple elevated pub fare items, the spot will be serving brunch dishes like M&Ms pancakes and a breakfast waffle sandwich (and $19 bottomless mimosas) on the weekends. It’ll also serve lunch and dinner on the daily, so whether you’re in the mood for a Pat LaFrieda burger with a Mexican twist or sweet chili salmon atop Thai fried rice, there’s likely something that’ll strike …

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Feast Your Eyes on the Absolute Best Mai Tai in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

A portal to summer feels exists at the corner of East Houston and Suffolk Streets in the East Village. Stop by this tikiless tavern, order a mai tai, and witness the artful creation of a fruitful but sour cocktail, loaded with Bacardi 151, Hamilton Navy Strength, and an overproof blend …

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Hope You’re Ready for Bags of Whole-Roasted Crickets

Source: Grub Street NY

Looking for a new kind of wings to serve during the Final Four? A Texas-based company called Aspire Food Group suggests you grab a bag of Aketta, its new brand of snack crickets that come in five very potato-chippy flavors, like Texas BBQ and Sour Cream …

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Where to Eat at Yankee Stadium, 2017 Edition

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Source: Eater NY

So much more than peanuts and Cracker Jack | There’s no reason to settle on a mediocre hot dog or $8 Bud Light at Yankee Stadium. Skip the dogs and get eggplant and mozzarella sandwiches from Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone at Parm, fried pickles from Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, or juicy steak sandwiches from Lobel’s. Plus: The ballpark’s 2017 menu lineup includes new options like barbecue mini-chain Mighty Quinn’s, and a slew of burgers from Bareburger. Here’s a guide to what to eat at Yankee Stadium, and where to find it …

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