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Mario Batali’s Empire in the Wake of Mario Batali

Mario Batali’s Empire in the Wake of Mario Batali When the allegations of Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct came to light last December, the fallout was immediate. By the time the first story was published — including accusations that ranged from…

Trailblazing Cocktail Bar Flatiron Lounge Will Close

Trailblazing Cocktail Bar Flatiron Lounge Will Close Julie Reiner’s Flatiron Lounge, one of the bars that helped usher in New York mixology’s golden age, will close at the end of the month, the Times reports. The reason: a rent hike.…

Mark Ladner’s Fast-Casual Pasta Flyer Will Close

Mark Ladner’s Fast-Casual Pasta Flyer Will Close Looks like Pasta Flyer, Mark Ladner and Nastassia Lopez’s fast-casual noodle shop, is aiming for new heights. Today, the pair revealed via Instagram that Friday, December 28 will be the restaurant’s last day…

New-Brooklyn Pioneer Battersby Will Close This Month

New-Brooklyn Pioneer Battersby Will Close This Month It’s been a rough year for the Carroll Gardens dining scene. Less than a month after neighborhood fave Prime Meats served its final meal, the owners of nearby Battersby have announced that they…

Best French Onion Soup

Best French Onion Soup One of our favorite ways to warm up in the winter is with a piping, cheesy bowl of French Onion Soup. Whether you’re looking for something like the iconic Balthazar for a bowl of French Onion…

Dunkin’ Has New Espresso — Is It Any Good?

Dunkin’ Has New Espresso — Is It Any Good? First they dropped the “Donuts.” Now, in its ongoing quest to convince the country that America really does “run on Dunkin’,” the Massachusetts-based chain has unleashed its most antagonistic product possibly ever:…

This Is a Record Year for Foodborne Illnesses

This Is a Record Year for Foodborne Illnesses By now, you’ve probably heard that the Centers for Disease Control issued a warning against eating any and all romaine lettuce following an outbreak of E. coli that’s infected 32 people across…

15 Concerts to Get You in the Ho-Ho-Holiday Spirit

15 Concerts to Get You in the Ho-Ho-Holiday Spirit The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show With Amy BlackThe gospel legends formed at at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Deaf and Blind in 1939, and have since won five…

The Best Pie Is Pecan

The Best Pie Is Pecan It’s Thanksgiving, a time to gather, eat too much, and argue with your family about their controversial opinions. It’s not always fun, but at least there will be dessert, and on Thanksgiving, dessert means pie,…

El Rey’s California Dream Ends On November 29

El Rey’s California Dream Ends On November 29 Can it be a coincidence? America is entering an avocado apocalypse, and Nick Morgenstern has decided that the end is near for the avocado-powered El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette. The once…

Misi Is Hit-and-Miss

Misi Is Hit-and-Miss Like many chefs who’ve successfully navigated their way through the great culinary upheavals of the last several years (the comfort revolution, the great gourmet apocalypse, etc.), there’s been a sense, as you look at the course of…

The L.A. Times Has Hired Two New Restaurant Critics

The L.A. Times Has Hired Two New Restaurant Critics Following the death of Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold this past July, the newspaper has picked two successors to take over the position. The publication has chosen Bill Addison,…

Where to get your Tapas Fix in NYC

Where to get your Tapas Fix in NYC Nothing says a fun night out with friends more than a going to a Spanish tapas restaurant. Tapas – flavor-packed small plates – are the perfect shareable option that give a little…