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Usually, the best restaurants and and hang outs are discovered by word of mouth. Choosing a restaurant is no easy feat, so we turn to Yelp reviews or friends to find out where to reserve a table. Thankfully, if you're friends are out of ideas and you find yourself in a rut, there are thousands of food bloggers in New York who are here to share their secrets of eating bliss. If you're looking for a steak or tired of the restaurant scene altogether, these bloggers will make eating in New York easy as pie - no pun intended.
Now that we're just a couple weeks out from the Mad Men Season 6 Premiere, it's time to plan our Sunday night viewing party. If you're planning on hosting a premiere party, we've got you covered with Mad Men inspired hors d'oeuvres. Even though Betty Draper has not set the bar high in the kitchen, celebrity caterer Mary Giuliani sure has. Giuliani--who has served the likes of Cynthia Rowley, Gwen Stefani, Justin Timberlake and many more-- has concocted a modernized menu with influences from the 1960s classics. Try your best at these slenderized and brighter bites and like they do in the Draper household, you'll shine even if what goes on behind closed doors is a wreck. More>>
With so many high quality restaurants in New York (often with prices to match), it can be difficult to frequent them all. Fortunately, there are plenty of cookbooks available to make some of these rare dishes at home. Check out our list of cookbooks published by some of our favorite restaurants in New York. More»
It's time to put away your Fashion Week wear and find your drawstring pants (or just casually take them out of your top drawer), because the 5th Annual New York City Wine and Food Festival is coming our way, and it's looking delicious. From October 11-14, epicures and Food Network addicts will satisfy their appetites for all things wining and dining with the likes of Bobby Flay, Anthony Bourdain, Giada De Laurentiis, and their culinary counterparts. More»
Julia Child was born 100 years ago today, and in honor of the legend we thought we would round up some of her best recipes from over the years. The master chef, author and TV personality set the standards in the culinary world and has won countless awards while doing it. A true lover of food, Child reminded the world to enjoy life, food and to keep trying no matter what. More»
When eating out in the Hamptons, a lack of freshness is usually never an issue, especially since our fruits and vegetables come from minutes away and fish is generally caught within 24 hours of hitting the table. However, eating American style food, with only a hint of ethnic flavor can get real old, real fast. There might not be all that many authentic ethnic spots in the Hamptons, but there are a number of good ones. So from dosas to burritos to pad thai, check out the real spice of the summer. More»
Food is a form of art. Given the opportunity, chefs create visually enticing food which pushes conventional taste boundaries. Foams and reductions accent the presentation, while textures, temperature, and taste are toyed with to disregard what the mind has been programmed to believe. In short, beyond basic sustenance and simple indulgence, food is an escape and an invitation to regress back to the days where creativity was more pertinent. They say that life is about enjoying the journey, so let this be the invitation for you to take your palette and imagination out for a ride. More»
We've all been there, after a night of heavy drinking, all you want to do is drink OJ out of the box and lounge about in your underwear all day. However, that will do nothing to shake your hangover off. So go get up, shower off last nights booze and cigarette smoke, put on your most comfy casual clothes, don't forget the huge sunglasses and get yourself some breakfast. We're not talking about a whole brunch situation at a restaurant that's noisy and crowded, this is a list of the most laid back places to enjoy an omelette and some strong coffee, outside of course! More»
Foodies are constantly trying to find ways to recreate meals, drinks, and snacks. We've seen the cupcake trend explode over the past few years, but the latest sweets to sweep the country are donuts. Yes, the deep fried, sugar glazed, carb-loaded treat is becoming the chic-treat. The following is a list of 5 gourmet donut stores in NYC. More»
This Independence Day, why not celebrate with some Pinterest-provided patriotic food porn? We've scoured out the most sumptuous red, white and blue baked goods and goodies that the site has to offer and compiled them here, choice recipes included. From American flag cakes to patriotic pretzel sticks to rocket pop spin-offs, feast your eyes here and get fired up for July 4! More»
California, what's the deal? We get it that foie gras might be kind of harsh towards the duck (or goose), but how else are we supposed to pretend like we live in Paris? Although the health conscious state has banned the sale of the French delicacy as of July 1st, the culinary gods haven't punished the East End, just yet. For now, visit one of these 5 spots that can brag about serving the best fattened liver in town. From a burger joint to one of the most classy and conservative restaurants around, there's a foie gras option for everyone, foodie or not. More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.