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Joshua David Stein

  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Pots and Pans, According to ChefsWhat’s the one pot or pan professional chefs can’t cook without?
  2. business
    He’s a Navy SEAL Who Makes Precision Lasers. Why Did He Just Buy Ample Hills?“We’re not here to spin anything, except ice cream.”
  3. dad food
    On Fatherhood and FoodWhat does it mean to nourish a family when dad can’t cook?
  4. movies
    The End of The TripThe final installment of Michael Winterbottom’s culinary road trip is a fittingly melancholy finish for the series.
  5. encounters
    A New Book Tracks the History of Restaurants — Before They All Had to CloseThe Restaurant: A 2,000-Year History of Dining Out was published in April to immediate obsolescence.
  6. coronavirus
    There Is No Road Map to Reopen New York Restaurants“People don’t know how bleak it really is.”
  7. quarantine
    I Miss New York Restaurants. So I Turned Them Into Craft Projects.I make restaurants myself, tiny ones, out of paper, at home.
  8. covid diary
    Sex Workers and Amateurs Try Quarantine Camming“It’s really hard to get the shot of my ass.”
  9. coronavirus
    The City’s One-Percenters Flee the Rest of Us to the Hamptons“It’s like the Fourth of July in March.”
  10. shutdown diaries
    Can a 100-Year-Old Restaurant Survive This Shutdown?Nom Wah’s future hangs in the balance.
  11. coronavirus
    An Oral History of a Zoom Bar MitzvahMazel tov!
  12. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Falafel in New YorkPerfect versions of that crunchy, fluffy delicacy.
  13. baby shark
    What Do They Do-Do-Do-Do-Do-Do-Do at Baby Shark Live?On tour, two minutes of song become 80 minutes of kid bliss.
  14. encounter
    Talking Tlayudas and Traffic With Paul TherouxThe author’s latest chronicles his travels through Oaxaca.
  15. best of new york
    The Absolute Best All-Day Cafés in New YorkHomes away from home for gastronomes and lingerers alike.
  16. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants on the Upper West SideClassic Chinese, posh Italian, and some excellent bagels.
  17. The Absolute Best Restaurants for Lunch in Midtown ManhattanWhere to find 60 civil minutes of respite from spreadsheets, small talk, and market calls.
  18. The Absolute Best City Hall Wedding Restaurants in New YorkWith the proliferation of boutique hotels, the area around City Hall has options aplenty for a post-wedding brunch, lunch, or (very) early dinner.
  19. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Brunch in New YorkPlaces that expertly mix leisurely vibes, great drinks, and a mind-boggling array of eggs.
  20. The Absolute Best Guacamole in New YorkEvery element needs to be just right to achieve true guacamole perfection — these are the six spots that manage to do exactly that.
  21. notebook
    What Foreign Tourists in New York Think of America NowVisiting the city has never felt so politically fraught.
  22. anniversaries
    A World-class Chef Celebrates His Flagship Restaurant’s 20th Anniversary“The key to our survival is knowing we can get knocked off at any moment.”
  23. notebook
    ‘When the Ban Was Announced, My Husband Stopped Breathing’For a refugee living in Bayonne, New Jersey, Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration have left the fate of her children in the balance.
  24. An Illustrated Look Inside Carnegie Deli’s Final NightThe atmosphere was somewhere between wake, lunch, and circus.
  25. arrivederci!
    Here’s the Real Reason Restaurants Become Celebrity HangoutsNew York’s legendary Da Silvano was an IRL version of Us magazine’s “Stars—They’re Just Like Us!”
  26. chef shuffle
    Benoit’s New Chef Is Risking Her Career to Make NYC Bistros More AmbitiousLaetitia Rouabah is now in charge of Alain Ducasse’s flagship bistro.
  27. this thing's incredible
    The Moon-Shaped Night-Light I Raised My Sons ByIt gives their room a warm, suffused glow.
  28. the best. really.
    8 New York Chefs on The Best SkilletThe best skillet to complete the kitchen.
  29. painless shopping
    The Best Kitchen Knives According to ChefsCarbon-steel slicers, poultry shears, and sashimi knives picked by the hottest names in the restaurant scene.
  30. the strategist
    The Best Pots and Pans for Every Meal, According to ChefsWhat’s the one pot or pan New York chefs can’t cook without?
  31. Confessions of a Performative DadHow to win the parenting approval of random strangers.
  32. beta male
    Confessions of a Performative DadHow to win the parenting approval of random strangers.
  33. What’s the Best Juicer to Buy?Chefs and professional healthy types recommend the best model to buy, depending on your taste.
  34. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Polish Restaurant in GreenpointPierogi and stuffed cabbage off the G train.
  35. the strategist
    The Best Knives According to ChefsCarbon-steel slicers, poultry shears, and sashimi knives picked by the hottest names in the restaurant scene.
  36. the strategist
    8 New York Chefs on Their Favorite Skillet Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin, Kevin Adey of Faro, and more.
  37. the urbanist
    Expat Tips for When You Flee President TrumpLife in Bali, Shanghai, and Beirut.
  38. Shots!
    The Endless Fiesta: Inside New York’s First Señor Frog’sThe spring-break-themed nightclub hits Times Square, where it feels out of place and more than a little out of time.
  39. Woes
    Why Everyone Should Want Tavern on the Green to Fix Its ProblemsIt’s bad news for the entire city if the landmark restaurant’s latest incarnation goes under.
  40. ruins of atlantic city
    The Lonesome Death of Atlantic City’s Trump Plaza CasinoWhat was once the hottest spot in town closed last night. Nobody cared.
  41. Grub Guides
    8 Oysters You Should Be Eating This SummerApril Bloomfield offers her recommendations for bivalves that are perfect during summer’s dog days.
  42. on the books
    6 Independent Bookstores That Are Thriving — and How They Do ItIt’s not all bad news out there.
  43. Boca Down the BlockLocals walk us through the some of the city’s largest Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities—the Upper West Side, the deep Lower East Side, […]
  44. Get Some CardioBy perfecting your Port de Bras.
  45. spring breakers
    A History of Spring BreakThe parts we can remember.
  46. family circus
    The Circus Is in Town: Playing Pool With the Ringling Bros. RingmasterThe first black barker for The Greatest Show on Earth describes life among the clowns and acrobats.
  47. Closings
    Sex, Steak-Frites, and Every Celebrity on the Planet: The Golden Years of PastisAs Keith McNally’s Meatpacking District icon closes its doors, former staff and friends of the restaurant look back on the glory days.
  48. 15. Because the City’s Hottest Metal Band Is Halfway Through Seventh GradeThe trio rose up almost a year ago, when a video surfaced of them playing in Times Square to an enraptured crowd.
  49. It Was the Hottest Club in Town(And that was just the bathroom). Memories of Area.
  50. Lou Reed: Cranky Almost to the EndIn what might have been his final interview, he couldn’t have nicer.
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