$400,000 is a lot of soba noodles.
Tribeca may be getting all Tribec-Da.
Plus: Los Feliz offers new happy-hour specials, 1534 launches spring cocktail menu, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
Did Jean-Georges bet wrong about soba catching on in New York?
"I had a glass of Cory's home-distilled absinthe with ice and water. I was finishing Keith Richards's book, and I needed something strong for that."
"I had handmade mozzarella, braised broccoli rabe, beans and bacon, potatoes and pepperoni, spicy egg sandwich with roasted peppers and provolone, and lasagna."
Buckwheat noodles are made with a mix of old technique and new equipment.
The chef is offering prix fixe specials at all of his restaurants.
Steve Cuozzo tries to shut up restaurateurs, such as Alain Ducasse and Alain Allegretti, who’ve been sniping back at critics.
Plus: reviews of Yerba Buena, BarBao, the Libertine, and others in our weekly critical roundup.
A new blog rates restaurants on the basis of ‘blazeability.’
The ‘Daily News’ curmudgeon calls out several tired trends.
Our silly restaurant critic! How little he understands Japanese food, right?
A new Petraske bar, DIY ricotta, trendy chef's hats, and more in this week's magazine.
James drops the ball with one critic and scores with another (less influential) one, and more, in our weekly review roundup.
Plus, news of a new Vongerichten steakhouse on the Upper East Side.
Matusgen triumphs, Forge passes, and more, in our weekly review roundup.