- April 17, 2006
- Let Them Eat Quiche
Bouchon Bakery takes pedestrian food to soaring heights.
- January 23, 2006
- Bavarian Rhapsody
Sausages and sauerkraut—and some pretty elegant plate work—is Kurt Gutenbrunner’s idea of casual.
- December 19, 2005
- A Pintxo of This
Small is beautiful at an East Village tapas bar.
- December 3, 2007
- Building a Better Coffee Bar
Eat, drink, and be merry—but leave the laptop at home.
- September 2, 2004
- Pho Viet Huong
At least they don’t lie about their so-called heroism in the Vietnam War, if you catch our drift
- November 7, 2005
- From Brooklyn to Bayona and Back Again
If the Underground Gourmet were to suddenly lose his mind and open a restaurant, the first thing he'd do is post an ad on Craigslist, which seems to be the trick to unearthing superb kitchen talent these days.
- September 4, 2000
- Gnocco on Wood
The folks at Gnocco in the East Village have a simple plan: Offer better food for less by importing young (and cheap) chefs straight from Italy. Hope they can keep it up.
- March 27, 2000
- A Fine Meze
The Ottoman Empire may have seen better days, but as two new restaurants demonstrate, Turkish cuisine still wields far-reaching influence.
- April 17, 2000
- Crust in Me
The modest sandwich -- underappreciated, underestimated, and, more often than not, underwhelming -- may have finally found a much-deserved savior.
- January 21, 2002
- Heaven's Plate
8 Little West 12th Street;