There is one too many "contemporaries" in my last tweet, but you get the idea.
Red Farm is just a really good restaurant serving contemporary Chinese-derived contemporary food made with good ingredients. Yay for the UWS
Gramercy Tavern bacon cheeseburger keeps getting better: pickled onions are a perfect topping. roll is better now, and the chips are perfect
awesome post on white wines to buy for Thanksgiving: tinyurl.com/mfnbsp8
. Our friends at Delectable even help you get them.
Cool interview with Wine legend Kermit Lynch on Serious Drinks by editor Maggie Hoffman: tinyurl.com/m4zhpex
. Everyone raise a glass.
I admire chef Michel Richard so much for many reasons, but we just tasted some absurdly expensive, carelessly made food from Pommes Palais.
Some of the food at Smile to Go is solid but the hipper than thou service makes me never want to go back.Cool is one thing.Rude is another.
big cake donut holes .50 each at smile to go on howard st were moist and not too heavy.The best deal in the joint as far as I can tell.
I've taken to having small,175 calorie ice cream bars for breakfast.I think it might be a fine way to start a day.Thoughts, serious eaters?
Can we all agree that chefs should stop making anything 3 ways? Making 1 delicious lamb dish would suffice. 2 would be a bonus.3 is too much
reg. sat. outing: $8 epicure boulud hot dog w/mustard, caramelized onions and crispy shallots. Might be my favorite hot dog in nyc right now
Let's face it. Putting chocolate sauce on anything sweet makes it taste great. Is there anyone in the world who would disagree with this?
I think slaw dogs are one of life's underrated food pleasures. I just had a truly great one at SE World HQ. Req.: a great hot dog and slaw.
Are half pound burgers too damn big? Are they just plain wrong? I think they are, because the balance between all the elements will be wrong
is it possible that bleecker street seventh avenue and east in nyc is the finest, most varied pizza block in the world? just asking?
I think you shouldn't just eat a great peach. You should wear it as well.
Honey Crisp and Frog Hollow )both CA) peaches are good examples.
is there anything better on a hot summer's day than a bowl of Talenti Salted Caramel or Toasted Almond gelato? I don't think so.
Who's eaten at Barbuzzo (Mediterranean) or El Vez (Mexican) on S. 13th St. in Philly? Both are run by Valerie Safran and Marcie Turney.
In the NYT Travel Section today the Onlywood Pizza Trattoria in Key West is written up. Sounds promising. Anyone eaten there?
1 of our coolest posts ever, the United States of Burgers interactive map, 50 iconic burgers from across the country:
Paula Deen is having a rough week.First Food Network, now Smithfield has dropped her.don't know what's worse, what she did or her response.
paulie gee to me.: "Are my eyes deceiving me?"That's because I'd never been there. Stupid me: his pizza is awesome and original. No surprise
If you've never had the asparagus n 'shroom croissant at Balthazar, you have missed something life-changing. 7.50 but worth every penny.
amazing meal at aldea on sat. nite: as good start to finish as I've had in a long time: salads, soups, suckling pig, scallops, eat at Aldea!
serious brunch at the reopened good fork in red hook: fried chicken & waffles, anchovy toast & a poached egg & butterscotch miso ice cream.
Overheard in a meeting next to me quote: "You don't want chunks in your float."
tasty lunch at a chill Spice Market, I hadn't been in years: fried brussels sprouts and mint & an old fav, charred chicken with kumquats.
I MIght is one of my favorite Wilco songs. They should open up every live show with it: perfect pick-me-up song. Like the Dead's Bertha.
Did anyone see the Times story about Norwegians and firewood. Made me think that George Harrison was referring to that with Norwegian Wood.
Yes,Jackson Browne songs do all sound the same.The thing is it's a damn good song: Running on Empty, running on…a lot of artists have 1 song
listening to Bill Withers' Lovely Day in the SE office, you can't not smile & sing along to this song. LOVELY DAY, LOVELY DAY, LOVELY DAY.
I'm not ashamed to admit it. There are many Dunkin Donut sandwiches I am partial to, including today's choice: ham & cheese on a warm roll.
fine back 40 west breakfast: egg sammy with bacon and really good cheese, lemon bundt cake. & a really good scone, chill vibe and music also
lunch at Back Forty West: fried chicken and waffles, beautiful parker house mini-loaf, and apple crumb pie: sublime, tasty as all get out
bronchitis and valentine's day not a good mix;still had one of my favorites:melted Cheddar sexily draped over a well-toasted English muffin
new candidate for best fried chicken sandwich in nyc: joseph Leonard's soaked, brined chicken thigh fried to a gorgeous burnished dark brown
back from a lost weekend of the flu: breakfast: a piece of whole grain toast, 2 tblsp of peanut butter, a banana, and a glass of 1% milk.
dinner: three small slices of a sparsely topped pizza at Gemma and some popcorn. along with a cocktail; don't feel like I ate too much
Is our beloved Nolita Mart the last remaining place in Manhattan to buy a 20 oz. diet coke for $1.50?
two pieces of fried eggplant & a small piece of a Kenji-made eggplant panbanzo completed a delicious & small-portioned meal. I can do this.
Danger zone: Kenji just bought in some muffalettas. I took a really small piece. The food table at SE is a diet-killer filled with goodies.
down three pounds since I last weighed myself two weeks ago. Yay! great way to start the day along with banana and 2 tbs of peanut butter.
dinner tonight: porcini ravioli with tomato sauce and a cup of Fairway's awesome salted popcorn. No seconds and I feel really full.
Lunch today: two mediocre small slices of pizza. Note to self: I waited 5-10 minutes after I had the last bite and found I really was full.
If J.Schenker can do it, tinyurl.com/aqfhjso
, so can I. Bkfst was a banana w/2 tbsp.peanut butter. Will tweeting keep me honest? We'll see
amazing afternoon with Fuchsia Dunlop wandering around Chinatown in Lower Manhattan. talking about her great new book Every Grain of Rice.
incredible super bowl party menu:, the dutch's fried chicken & biscuits with honey & mighty quinn brisket, pulled pork, & 2 kinds of beans.
Watched the lincoln lawyer last night after cooking my wife fried flounder from the greenmarket,meal better than the movie, which wasn't bad
Really looking forward to my new favorite healthy breakfast: slice of toasted Bread Alone multigrain, peanut butter, jam, banana, and milk
2nd meal at the marrow: scallop crudo, culotte steak, apple hand pie, simple deeply flavored food, wish it was in my hood