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Rob Patronite

January 23, 2015 | Everything Guide
From White Castle Sliders to Pea-and-Fennel Velouté

Lazy gourmands sick of ordering takeout have a world of defrosting options in front of them.

January 26, 2015 | Everything Guide
The Everything Guide to Being Frozen

From Manhattan’s new cryotherapy machine to a frozen Roberta’s pizza—cold can be a good thing.

December 29, 2014 |
7. Getting a Vanity Dog on PDT’s Menu Is the Downtown Equivalent of a Michelin Star

The Chang Dog has become a full-blown rite of passage for a certain type of chef.

December 29, 2014 |
5. Signature Dishes Are Like Blockbuster Movies

Five masters tell how they did it.

December 29, 2014 |
4. There Is a Restaurant Mafia

Eleven chefs who represent what food in New York is becoming: funkier, fresher, brasher, spicier, more personal.

December 29, 2014 |
2. Menus Are Business Proposals

And thinking that way helps demystify dinner.

December 29, 2014 |
How the Restaurant Game Is Played

And who’s winning, in a city with many picky mouths to feed. By Rob Patronite and Robin Raisfeld

April 7, 2014 |
Hear Yourself Eat

Restaurants where the music’s quiet, the floors are carpeted—and the food’s actually pretty good.

February 3, 2014 | Everything Guide
A Brunch for Every Bruncher

Whether you take your eggs steamed, in green curry, or with sea anemone.

October 14, 2013 | Best Bets
The Best Bet

Cold-smoked salmon, Juniper Ridge opens in Williamsburg, and more new stuff in stores.