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  1. the grub street diet
    Bobby Finger Is Excited to Eat Indoors Again“Put me as close to people as possible. Put me at the bar. Put me behind the bar.”
  2. the grub street diet
    Karen Chee Is Looking Forward to Her Morning Egg“Peeling the shell is like unwrapping a gift.”
  3. the grub street diet
    Sculptor Brandon Ndife Doesn’t Break for Lunch“I found myself a bit famished because I was in the zone.”
  4. the grub street diet
    Author Isaac Fitzgerald Likes Warm Eggs and Tepid Coffee“I ain’t much of a cook, but morning meals I can do.”
  5. what to eat
    The Red-Sauce Joint That Even a Vegan Can LoveJohn’s of 12th Street has offered a meatless menu for years, but please don’t call it “plant-based.”
  6. the grub street diet
    Ada Calhoun Isn’t Picky About Restaurants“I like going out to eat, but it doesn’t really matter where.”
  7. nightlife
    How Secret Are the City’s Newest Speakeasies, Really?Surveying the newest hidden doors of New York.
  8. the grub street diet
    Rachel Antonoff Names Her Pies“I’m like, ‘Do you prefer Bob or Judy?’”
  9. closings
    The Mission Chinese Era Will Come to an End in New YorkDanny Bowien has announced his Brooklyn restaurant will close in July.
  10. the grub street diet
    Dog Researcher Alexandra Horowitz Consumes ‘Prodigious’ Amounts of Fruit“A mealy peach is an insult to the mouth.”
  11. openings
    Drinks Are Flowing Again at Fort DefianceThe Red Hook local has its liquor license and a newly opened back bar.
  12. the grub street diet
    Chef Ayo Balogun Celebrates With Pancakes and Coca-Cola“It’s like my own Champagne — we bust out the Coca-Cola”
  13. coming soon
    The Good Fork Reopens in Red Hook as the Good Fork PubThe neighborhood instution is coming back in more casual form.
  14. what to eat
    Can Croissants Wake Up Brooklyn’s Sleepiest Neighborhood?L’Appartement 4F has already done the improbable: generate buzz on Montague Street.
  15. openings
    Nabila’s Will Be a Celebration of Lebanese Home CookingA mother-son duo brings their malfouf, sheesh barak, loubieh bi zeit, and more to Brooklyn.
  16. the grub street diet
    Rick Martínez Enjoys a Big Gathering“My ultimate fear in life is that I’m going to have a party and no one’s going to show up.”
  17. lawsuits
    Mario Batali Acquitted in Boston Assault TrialThe chef still faces a civil suit.
  18. interview
    The ‘Tumultuous’ Two-Year Journey to Take Over a Rockaways IconCatching up with the new owners of Connolly’s.
  19. openings
    Making the Spaghetti at Cafe SpaghettiChef Sal Lamboglia’s perfectly named ode to the cuisine of Bensonhurst opens next week in Carroll Gardens.
  20. what to eat
    Lamb Rendang for a CrowdAt Piggyback, chef Leah Cohen makes a case for midtown.
  21. what to eat
    Ice-Cream Wizard Nick Morgenstern Explains Each of His 40 New FlavorsA new era dawns.
  22. summer of hedonism take two
    Everything You Need to Know About the Return of To-Go CocktailsIt’s officially happening, at least for now.
  23. little ukraine
    A Community’s History in Four BuildingsThe key landmarks of the Ukrainian East Village, including Veselka’s candy shop days.
  24. little ukraine
    What the Little Ukraine Neighbors RememberFourteen recollections of hot beeswax, scouting, smuggling, and resurrections.
  25. encounter
    Ursula Might Be America’s Best New Restaurant — It Definitely Needs to ChangeCan Eric See grow his vision while staying true to his values?
  26. what to eat
    Durian Cake With a Cross-Country FollowingLady Wong melds Southeast Asian flavors with New York–style hype.
  27. openings
    Greg Baxtrom’s New Restaurant Is a Love Letter to His Mom and the MidwestPatti Ann’s opens in Brooklyn with duck meat loaf and special-occasion onion dip.
  28. food tv
    What to Know Before Watching Bad VeganThe new Netflix documentary tracks the spectacular rise and fall of Pure Food and Wine.
  29. big chills
    Very Fancy Ice Is Completely Frivolous and Absolutely PerfectIt’s beautiful. It’s pointless. It’s the pleasure of going out.
  30. the group portrait
    Bemelmans Is the Hottest Bar in AmericaThe Carlyle’s formal old room, and its formal old martini-mixers, have found a new following on Instagram.
  31. supply chain
    New York’s Restaurants Are Bracing for an Avocado CatastropheTwenty-five dollars for an order of guacamole?!
  32. openings
    Don’t Call It Del PostoThe bold, big-money plan to transform New York’s most luxurious Italian restaurant.
  33. the grub street diet
    Lili Anolik Starts Each Day With Soda“I need caffeine yet can’t bear coffee.”
  34. controversial pescatarians
    Mayor Confirms Explosive Fish-Eating Allegations“I am perfectly imperfect, and have occasionally eaten fish.”
  35. shipwreck!
    Highly Anticipated Cookbooks Delayed Because … They Probably SankThe supply chain has literally collapsed.
  36. killed it
    It’s Time to Bid Adieu to Cooking With ParisMaybe Paris Hilton’s cooking show was just too complicated for a world that values easy answers.
  37. the grub street diet
    Starlee Kine Spends Lunch Breaks With Her Dog“For every human that left the city, it seems a dog has been added.”
  38. members only
    New York’s First NFT Restaurant Is Coming Soon. Wait — What?You’ve got questions. We’ve got (some) answers.
  39. cheers
    To-Go Drinks Are Coming Back, Governor Hochul Says“Cheers, New York.”
  40. ugh
    The Biggest Problems Facing New York’s Restaurants Right NowThings are still weird.
  41. luxury mustard
    At Least the Snacks Were Fantastic in 2021The year in boutique provisions.
  42. the simple life
    Why Were 17,000 People on a Wait List for This Granola?A cereal that never goes out of style but is somehow always coming into fashion.
  43. the grub street diet
    Tim Blake Nelson Is a Sucker for Squid“All I needed to hear was ‘squid-ink tagliatelle.’”
  44. to all a good night
    Are We Ready to Be Festive?How restaurants are handling a very weird season for holiday parties.
  45. reopening
    NYC’s Indoor-Dining Vaccine Mandate Is ExpandingTwo doses are now required for anyone 12 and older.
  46. decisions decisions
    Omicron Is Coming. Should You Still Dine Indoors?Some pros and cons to consider before your next meal out.
  47. scoundrels
    The New Way Restaurants Are Fighting Back Against ThievesRestaurant owners are turning to social media to track down stolen property. It works surprisingly well.
  48. interviews
    Meet the Man Baking Free Pies for Laid-Off JournalistsPeople with jobs can purchase them too.
  49. chef shuffle
    Daniel Humm Is Leaving His London Restaurant Over Vegan Vision“This is not the path we wish to follow here at Claridge’s at the moment.”
  50. etiquette
    This Is Not the Time to Start Ghosting RestaurantsReservation no-shows are up at the worst possible moment.
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