Covered in Kewpie mayo and fried chickpeas, the steak tartare at the Roebling Tea Room in Brooklyn resembles a really great, deconstructed roast beef sandwich. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Liza de Guia filed the following report.
Past the neon lights of the supersized chain restaurants in Times Square lies Margon, a place not for tourists where a perfectly layered pressed Cuban sandwich has attracted all walks of the working life for the past 25 years.
Johnny's Famous Reef Restaurant, on the far end of City Island in the Bronx, has been attracting travelers to its from-another-era, New England-style fried seafood counters for over 60 years.
The grandson of the infamous Dr. Frankenstein reluctantly decides to follow in his footsteps in this funny and affectionate parody of horror films. One of Brooks' best!
CHOW.com Contributing Editor Alex Van Buren loves exploring the Bronx's Little Italy, especially Arthur Avenue. Her favorite pizza on that strip is at Zero Otto Nove, a thin, delicious Neapolitan-style pie.
At Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop in Brooklyn, you can order any of the
donuts served cut in half, with a scoop of ice cream in the middle. Chow.com
Contributing Editor, Liza de Guia, filed the following report.
When Francesco Realmuto couldn't find a gelato in New York City that reminded him of the kind he grew up on in Italy, he decided to open his own shop: L'Arte del Gelato. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Liza de Guia filed the following report.
At Bar Corvo, a team of longtime restaurant pioneers has taken dining in Crown Heights to another level with twists on rustic Italian fare. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Pervaiz Shallwani filed this report.
Maison Premiere, a classy, New Orleans–style oyster house and cocktail bar in Williamsburg, serves up one of the best happy hour deals in all of Brooklyn: fresh oysters from around the country at only a dollar apiece. Liza de Guia filed this report.
You won’t find any California Rolls at Sasabune. The only menu at Kenji Takahashi’s tiny Upper East Side sushi spot is a sign that says “Trust Me.” CHOW.com Contributing Editor Pervaiz Shallwani filed the following report.
Skip the usual bagels and cream cheese for Texas-style breakfast tacos and serious coffee at Whirlybird in Williamsburg. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Pervaiz Shallwani filed this report.
At La Vara in Brooklyn, Spanish food scholars Alex Raij and Eder Montero create tapas inspired by a 700-year stretch of history when it’s believed Moors, Jews, and Christians lived in harmony in Spain. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Pervaiz Shallwani filed the following report on July 31, 2012.
CHOW Contributing Editor Alex Van Buren takes the PATH train to Jersey City for excellent Indian vegetarian food at Sapthagiri. She finds the chole bhatura-- chana masala paired with a huge, puffy bread-- worth the trek.
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For a primal food experience, head to Corkbuzz Wine Studio in Manhattan, where large portions of rich beef marrow get served in the bone, topped with melted blue cheese. CHOW.com Contributing Editor Liza de Guia filed the following report.
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