- August 16, 2004
- Using His Noodle
Opening this week: Momofuku Noodle Bar, Darbar, Cru. Plus, Gael Greene gets romantic at Kittichai and Sullivan Street Bakery goes organic.
- August 9, 2004
- Miller's Crossing
Opening this week: Naidre's, Cacio E Pepe, Hummus Place, Rêve, and Monkey Royale. Plus, Gael Greene finds reality in the Hamptons and Craftbar gets sweet.
- July 26, 2004
- Zipi Zape's Tapas in Williamsburg
Opening this week: Zipi Zape, Akdeniz, and James Duane. Plus: a first taste of Kalustyan’s Café and Gael Greene revisits Blue Hill.
- July 19, 2004
- Sense of Place
Milieu expands to fine dining, a first taste of LCB Brasserie, a preview of Dumpling Man, corn season kicks in, and more.
- July 12, 2004
- Spaghetti Eastern
Opening this week: Big Cheech, Quartino's, Diner 24, Brasserie ICB, and more. Plus, sour cherries and an ethereal take on strawberry shortcake.
- June 28, 2004
- Carving Artist
This week's openings include: Carve Unique Sandwiches, Odea Bar & Lounge and Canapa. Plus, Gael revels in Mix's "demixtification."
- June 21, 2004
- Raw Ambition
This week's restaurant openings include raw bar Pure Food and Wine, New York Burger Co., Solo and Highline. Plus, the Underground Gourmet reviews Sip Sak and Gael follows Linda Japngie to Ixta.
- June 14, 2004
- Bar Veloce's New Relaxed Fit...Dairy Kings...Variety Sweets
This week's restaurant openings include: Bar Veloce in Chelsea and Luzzo's. Plus, Gael details how Taj Hotels' Feast of Many Moons will go Asian this year.
- June 7, 2004
- Kombit Duty...Chance Encounter...Mallomarvelous
This week’s openings include: Kombit Bar & Restaurant and Chance. Plus, a first tasting at 5 Ninth and Gael wonders if the Delouvrier and Ducasse marriage can survive.
- May 31, 2004
- Nesting And Noshing...Aces Up...Frites, Don't Fail Me Now
This week's restaurant openings include: L'Asso, Gavroche and Bar Panini. Plus, Gael explains La Caravelle's demise.