- March 3, 2008
- Smokin’ Q
I couldn’t wait to check out the St. Louis–style pork ribs at Smokin’ Q.
- February 25, 2008
In no time at all we zoom over the Williamsburg Bridge to the charmingly rustic Fiore, with its spiffy service and enticing Italian home cooking.
- February 11, 2008
- 2nd Avenue Deli
The reconstituted 2nd Avenue Deli on a quiet side street is a bittersweet triumph.
- February 4, 2008
- Chop Suey
Fatty Crab’s hustling impresario Zak Pelaccio is still fine-tuning his Pan-Asian riff at Chop Suey.
- January 21, 2008
If there is cachet in having an entrance even the average Mensa candidate can’t find, the new Dovetail has it.
- December 24, 2007
- Crave on 42nd
Coming after “I’m not your bitch, bitch” fame on Bravo’s Top Chef, chef-consultant Dave Martin’s new “think bistro, dine casual” restaurant, Crave on 42nd, lacks some heft.
- December 17, 2007
- The Smith
In no time at all, East Villagers have discovered the Smith with its good, honest el cheapo grub.
- December 10, 2007
- Shelly’s Tradizionale
The grand scheme to turn Shelly’s Tradizionale into an Italian fish house celebrating the Tuscan seashore has been officially launched.
- August 10, 2006
- The North Fork Table & Inn
A duo of fine-dining veterans, burned out by the city and smitten with Long Island’s rich local harvest, have made the brand-new North Fork Table & Inn an imperative year-round detour in a neighborhood that claims to be starved for quality.
- February 5, 2007
- Hurapan Kitchen
I love this beautifully presented Thai food by father-and-son team Taweewat and Dejthana Hurapan.