Owners Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow share the secret recipe for their “Deck the Balls” meatballs
It goes without saying that The Meatball Shop proprietors Daniel Holzman and Michael Chernow know the secret to a killer meatball—but do they know how to throw a killer holiday party?
Turns out, they’re experts. “Whenever we invite friends over for dinner, we’re sure to have a great selection of ... More
This year had its fair share of firsts—here are some of our very favorites from fashion, film and more
Separating the one-hit wonders from the newcomers that aren't going anywhere in 2014 and beyond, here are 10 of the year's people, places and fads that made a lasting first impression.
In TV: House of Cards
Web-only television shows officially turned mainstream this year when the political thriller House of ... More
From to a suckling pig terrine to sake challah, seven unlikely but extremely good Christmas Eve dinners
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. That's because like any sane person in New York City, my family will be at a restaurant on Christmas Eve. You may check your Rockwellian judgment at the door. Eating out ... More
Gift ideas for those who make "eat, drink and be merry" their holiday mantra
This time of year wouldn’t be the complete without all the delicious, decadent cuisine suddenly available at every party, work event and faux snow-laden shopping center. Let your inner foodie rejoice: below, we list the holiday delicacies and culinary offerings from kitchen gear to caviar brought forth by a ... More
Ben and Max Goldberg’s Pinewood Social is the “third space” you never knew you needed
There’s a lot more than music coming out of Nashville these days, and while the Tennessee town is still certainly the country capital of the world, it’s the restaurant scene that’s truly making noise. Loudest of all might be Benjamin and Max Goldberg, the brothers behind such beloved local institutions ... More
Will a new wave of ventures survive where legendary restaurants couldn't last?
When Gilt shuttered and Adour died, it seemed like an era of elegant dining in New York City hotels was coming to an end. Certainly the rather sudden demise of the latter, M. Ducasse's sole remaining fancy restaurant in the city inside the St. Regis, was a gut ... More
Since when did ash, hay, wood and air become the stuff of haute cuisine? Since people began paying for them, of course. Here, an excerpt from Dana Goodyear's Anything That Moves
Among the delicacies Dana Goodyear, a staff writer for the New Yorker and lecturer at the University of Southern California, consumed while researching her latest book were the following: fresh ant eggs, frog fallopian tubes, crème brûlée made with ... More
Three tempting new takes on the potato pancake from the chef behind A Zest for Life
Crispy, naturally sweet, salty and irresistible—it's a shame we wait all year to enjoy them. Latkes, a treat made from large tablespoons of potato mixture dropped into a skillet of hot oil, are traditionally enjoyed at Hanukkah (fried foods during this “festival of lights" commemorate the oil that miraculously burned ... More
Follow-up locations for foodie hotspots take center stage at Gotham West Market
Hell’s Kitchen’s just-opened Gotham West Market—inside new luxury apartment building Gotham West on 11th Avenue and West 45th Street—is the city’s latest culinary destination, following in the footsteps of the Plaza Food Hall and Eataly.
The 10,000 square-foot, supercharged food court houses restaurants from Ivan Orkin, the renowned ramen ... More
Wake up to a special box of pastries on Thanksgiving morning—and contribute to a worthy cause
It started with a #cronutbribe. DwellStudio founder Christiane Lemieux was walking to work one rainy August morning in SoHo and posted an Instagram of the ever-relentless line for Cronuts™ at the nearby Dominique Ansel bakery. Designer Peter Som quickly replied via Twitter, trying to bribe Lemieux for an elusive ... More