- October 14, 2002
For years, the humble meatball lived quietly in the shadow of its limelight-hogging partner, content to play Teller to spaghetti's Penn. But today's meatballs are strutting their own stuff and embarking on solo careers.
- February 4, 2002
- Super Bowl Spots
Any dive with a cable box and a framed Bill Gallo drawing can call itself a sports bar, but for the Super Bowl, nothing short of a headache-inducing surfeit of video screens makes the cut. Since SRO is the norm for big games, call to reserve a table.
- December 2, 2002
Of course, you can find them at Zabar's and the 2nd Avenue Deli. But miraculous-tasting versions of Hanukkah's traditional potato pancakes appear all over town. Atkins devotees, avert your eyes.
- March 17, 2003
- Top Five Irish-Music Venues
When it comes to hearing traditional Irish music, you can’t rely on U2 to supply a bouncy fiddle line. Celebrate your Irish heritage (or someone’s, anyway) and get really jiggy with it at one of these Celtic-minded establishments. Green beer optional.
- May 5, 2003
- Cheap Beers
As more and more New Yorkers find their 401(k)s going down the drain, an inexpensive way to forget about one’s dreary finances is doubly inviting.
- October 27, 2003
- Cubano Sandwiches
Long before the rise of the pressed panino, there was the cubano, the greatest thing ever to happen to ham and cheese.
- July 29, 2002
- Bar Jukeboxes
"Dude -- more U2!" seems to be the usual method of stocking jukeboxes. But at a few bars around town, the music choices are eclectic and thoughtful. Here, great spots to be your own D.J.
- July 28, 2003
- Top Five Onion Rings
Onion rings that will make you want to hold the fries.
- August 12, 2002
- Waterfront Watering Holes
Where to order sea breezes by the sea, or at least by the harbor: five places to toss back a few while watching the boats and taking in the (ever so slightly cooling) river breeze.
- April 26, 2004
- Top 5: Spring Activities for Teens
Teens need distraction, too, especially when spring arrives.