Our annual selection of the most desirable tacos, pasta,
ramen, fish, burgers, happy-hour cocktails, and other food and beverage achievements that can be found at prices that won’t make your head hurt.
Plus: The Great Neoclassical Neapolitan Pizza Revolution
Your guide to the origins, leaders, and principles behind the craze that has, in a simple, radical, and delicious way, transformed the city’s most ubiquitous food.
On the Cover: The Margherita with fresh tomatoes from Fresco (left) and the Margherita from Motorino (right). Photographs by Hannah Whitaker/New York Magazine.
Guilty of a shocking crime against his own brother-in-law, real-estate mogul Charles Kushner has been cast out of power. So his son Jared, the 28-year-old Observer owner, has to carry the ambition for the both of them.
A working-class neighborhood became a bohemian theme park, which in turn became a fantasyland for luxury-condo developers. Now, littered with half-built shells of a vanished boom, Williamsburg is looking like something else entirely: Miami.
Can Bobby Vaughn, a Californian with a shady past, turn Rockaway locals into professional surfers?
The area around the Gowanus Canal is the only underdeveloped area in brownstone Brooklyn.
Palin and the pseudoscience of diagnoses.
Vibe and Michael Jackson.
Our roundup of news from around the city.
Roddick, the Salieri of tennis.
Over the years we didn’t know each other by name, but by where we sat, and what we ordered.
Back on the block in Bed-Stuy where he filmed Do the Right Thing twenty years ago.
Judy Collins is walking through the Met when a Monet landscape makes her think of Woodstock.
Elna Baker is a 27-year-old Mormon living in New York whose stand-up comedy landed her a book deal.
Ric O’Barry trained TV’s most famous dolphin. In a new film, he atones for that sin.
Selections from the five most enticing reads of the summer. Plus: Twelve bonus recommendations!
In Death in Love, Jacqueline Bisset proves that even monsters can be breathtaking.
The latest Harry Potter is thrilling and chilling. Plus, the sparkling, cold (500) Days of Summer.
Hugh Dancy has cornered the market on floppy-haired British heartthrobs.
The kids in the Pains of Being Pure at Heart are an exuberant, unpretentious tonic for hard times.
The new Third Rail Coffee, a cubbyhole café near NYU, takes a fresh approach.
Readers sound off on Ruth Madoff, NYC Prep, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
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