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  1. openings
    At Lola’s, a Chef’s Chef Strikes Out on Her OwnSuzanne Cupps’s new restaurant isn’t following trends.
  2. best of new york
    The Best Butcher Shops in New YorkIncluding Carbone’s lamb-rack supplier.
  3. coming soon
    Don Angie’s Follow-up Is Part Amalfi Coast, Part Jersey ShoreSan Sabino is the next-door sibling to TikTok’s favorite red-sauce joint.
  4. openings
    Cote’s Korean Fried-Chicken Restaurant DebutsCoqodaq is “a cathedral of fried chicken.”
  5. openings
    Here Comes Carbone PrivatoMajor Food Group goes members-only in Hudson Yards.
  6. fall preview 2023
    The Old Pearl Oyster Bar Will Become Something Completely NewFigure Eight is unlike any other restaurant.
  7. grub guides
    What to Eat and Drink at the U.S. OpenYes, there is tennis, but there are also pulled-pork sliders.
  8. openings
    José Andrés Opens His New York BazaarThe chef explores the connection between Japanese and Spanish cooking.
  9. outdoor leisure
    The Very Best Charcoal GrillsAs chosen by the world’s foremost chefs.
  10. openings
    Russ & Daughters Is Ready to Open in MidtownThe appetizing icon will debut its latest store this week.
  11. groceries
    The Butchers Are in TroubleMonths after G. Esposito & Sons closed, Staubitz Market is taking a drastic step to save itself.
  12. openings
    Every Pastry at the New K’Far in BrooklynOversize rugelach, pistachio sticky buns, and bourekias inspired by TGI Friday’s spinach dip.
  13. openings
    Alex Stupak’s New Restaurant Is Devoted to ‘American’ CookingThe modernist chef opens Mischa in midtown.
  14. openings
    A Le Coucou Chef Has Taken Over at ManhattaJustin Bogle breaks down the technique on a dozen new dishes.
  15. fall preview 2022
    The New Restaurants You Need to Know AboutSo many openings.
  16. openings
    Frenchette’s Chefs Open Midtown’s New Megabistro, Le RockLee Hanson and Riad Nasr’s new project is the latest restaurant to land in Rockefeller Center. It’s a big one.
  17. report
    Bellucci vs. BellucciNew York’s next great pizza feud is here.
  18. closings
    Why the Closing of New York’s Lexus Restaurant Is a Real LossAgainst all odds, it served as a worthy passport to food from around the world.
  19. encounter
    Daniel Boulud Isn’t Done YetA very busy hour with New York City’s most overworked megachef.
  20. plant-based
    Inside Eleven Madison Park’s Fermentation StationA peek at the secret-weapon flavor enhancers on the newly meatless menu.
  21. the dish
    Cadence’s Southern-Fried Lasagna Is a Vegan Masterpiece“I’m really proud of this dish,” says executive chef Shenarri Freeman. “It’s innovative and futuristic.”
  22. encounter
    How Do You Tell the Story of Anthony Bourdain?“I made the film to get people to start to see him as a person again,” says Roadrunner director Morgan Neville.
  23. karate kids
    Greenpoint Parents Rumble Over Playground ‘Fight Club’“I was a bit shocked at how aggressive it was.”
  24. controversies
    A New Deli Copied Russ & Daughters’ Signature Style. Mishegoss Ensued.Who owns the phrase “Be a mensch?”
  25. snooping
    Can Facebook Keep Us From Looking At Real Estate Porn?Some fear a chilling effect on journalistic gawking at celebrity homes.
  26. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to My Brick and Mortar ShopsThe now-shuttered stores that made an impression, from Staten Island to Hudson Yards.
  27. reasons to love new york
    Farewell to the Place I Got In Shape (and Stayed Sane)Wyatt Cenac, Cat Marnell, and Joshua David Stein on losing their favorite workouts.
  28. rip
    Good-bye to the Lox Sherpa of New York City“It always felt like Sherpa really saw you.”
  29. reopening
    Piquant Moments to Look Forward to As Indoor Dining ReturnsAn illustrated guide.
  30. odes
    Good-bye to Egg and Its Glorious Brooklyn MorningsThe Brooklyn breakfast destination serves its final biscuits this weekend.
  31. encounter
    Assembling Tapas and Dismantling Monopolies With Zephyr Teachout“People should be very scared … You can see a lot of different futures right now.”
  32. 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.”
  33. dad food
    On Fatherhood and FoodWhat does it mean to nourish a family when dad can’t cook?
  34. movies
    The End of The TripThe final installment of Michael Winterbottom’s culinary road trip is a fittingly melancholy finish for the series.
  35. 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.
  36. coronavirus
    There Is No Road Map to Reopen New York Restaurants“People don’t know how bleak it really is.”
  37. quarantine
    I Miss New York Restaurants. So I Turned Them Into Craft Projects.I make restaurants myself, tiny ones, out of paper, at home.
  38. covid diary
    Sex Workers and Amateurs Try Quarantine Camming“It’s really hard to get the shot of my ass.”
  39. coronavirus
    The City’s One-Percenters Flee the Rest of Us to the Hamptons“It’s like the Fourth of July in March.”
  40. shutdown diaries
    Can a 100-Year-Old Restaurant Survive This Shutdown?Nom Wah’s future hangs in the balance.
  41. coronavirus
    An Oral History of a Zoom Bar MitzvahMazel tov!
  42. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Falafel in New YorkPerfect versions of that crunchy, fluffy delicacy.
  43. 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.
  44. encounter
    Talking Tlayudas and Traffic With Paul TherouxThe author’s latest chronicles his travels through Oaxaca.
  45. best of new york
    The Absolute Best All-Day Cafés in New YorkHomes away from home for gastronomes and lingerers alike.
  46. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants on the Upper West SideClassic Chinese, posh Italian, and some excellent bagels.
  47. The Absolute Best Restaurants for Lunch in Midtown ManhattanWhere to find 60 civil minutes of respite from spreadsheets, small talk, and market calls.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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