Archive for April 30, 2017

Atla’s Fish Milanese Is a Sleeper Sensation

Source: Grub Street NY

One thing Enrique Olvera and Daniela Soto-Innes have been particularly vocal about regarding their new Mexican-inspired café, Atla, is that it’s not intended to be a destination restaurant but a neighborhood joint. The problem with this plan is that the chefs have created a menu full of dishes …

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What to Cook: What to Cook This Week

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Source: NY Times Food

Soupe au pistou, Vietnamese rice noodles, tarragon chicken: The days ahead are ready to be packed with satisfying seasonal meals.

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China’s Appetite Pushes Fisheries to the Brink

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Source: NY Times Food

Overfishing is depleting oceans across the globe, but China’s enormous appetite and massive fleet of deep-sea fishing vessels is having an outsize impact.

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Thomas Forkner, Waffle House Co-Founder, Dies at 98

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Source: NY Times Food

Mr. Forkner met his future business partner, Joseph W. Rogers, by selling him a house. They went on to build a chain of restaurants on all-night service and filling fare.

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Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecote Opens Downtown Tomorrow

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Source: Eater NY

The steak frites import offers basically one savory order — and ten desserts | Cult fans of Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecote — the steak frites restaurant from Paris — will be pleased to know that the second New York location will open at 40 Thompson Street tomorrow. The first one in the city opened in 2009 with its characteristically limited menu of a salad, French fries and steak for $29.95. The restaurant’s secret sauce cultivates loyalists abroad.

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Trump’s Unpopularity Is Hurting Starbucks’s Business in Mexico

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Source: Grub Street NY

There’s never been any love lost between Donald Trump and Starbucks. He glommed onto the 2015 holiday-cup debacle by urging a boycott, while the coffee giant has made a habit of publicly rebuking the sitting president. But now this antagonistic …

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City Kitchen: Light Noodles, Deep Flavor

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Source: NY Times Food

Vietnamese rice noodle bowls are festooned with lemongrass-scented shrimp, a sweet-and-spicy sauce and piles of fresh herbs.

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Mega-Popular Urbanspace Food Hall Adds Second Midtown East Location

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Source: Eater NY

It’s just six blocks north and will house as many vendors | Yet another food hall is to Manhattan, a second location six blocks north of the popular Urbanspace Vanderbilt food hall with just as many vendors. A spokesperson tells Eater they’re bringing the art deco motif inside the landmarked building at 570 Lexington Avenue with 20 stands occupying three floors in a 11,400 square-foot space. There’s no word yet on the vendors or the opening date, but judging by what’s in the Vanderbilt —like Roberta’s, Delaney Chicken, Amali, and Red Hook Lobster Pound — the caliber of …

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The Absolute Best Bar You Can Rent Out in New York

Source: Grub Street NY

New York is lousy with event spaces that all look the same: white, flowy curtains; overstuffed vinyl seating; spindly tables; and bored bartenders. But if you know where to look, there are some venues you can rent (within a reasonable budget!) that still have character and a point of view. …

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Out East Is a Breezy, Stylish, New Addition to the East Village

Source: Grub Street NY

For food geeks, tuna tartare screams “’90s!” as loudly as miso black cod and Cosmos. But signs indicate that the dish may be poised for a comeback, courtesy of a cadre of chefs putting pep back into its swim. Now, you can add Out

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Katy Perry’s New Song ‘Bon Appétit’ Might Ruin Food for You

Source: Grub Street NY

Awkward-lyrics queen Katy Perry has dropped her latest single, “Bon Appétit,” which can be summed up as four minutes of incredibly unsubtle food fetishes, including one where she describes herself as an all-you-can-eat buffet: She and Migos manage to recycle every cliché known to the …

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A Good Appetite: This Herb Deserves Your Attention

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Source: NY Times Food

Before roasting, marinate chicken thighs with tarragon to perfume the meat.

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One of Israel’s Most Acclaimed Chefs Now Has a New York Restaurant

Source: Grub Street NY

Meir Adoni is a big deal in Tel Aviv. In Israel, he’s known for a Pan–Middle Eastern style that incorporates elements of French technique, his own Moroccan heritage, and a global pantry. After studying in Sydney and training in Paris, he returned to Israel to find culinary acclaim with his …

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New York’s Three- and Four-Star Restaurants From Ryan Sutton

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Source: Eater NY

Make reservations and plan revisits | Here now, a guide to Eater restaurant critic Ryan Sutton’s three- and four-star reviews.

Note: Restaurants on this map are located geographically, starting with south to north through Manhattan

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What to Cook: What to Cook This Weekend

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Source: NY Times Food

Baked brie, Dorie Greenspan’s buttermilk-biscuit shortcake, coq au vin: Our guest writer Kim Severson is in the house and ready for a dinner party.

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