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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:59:05 GMTOur Hungry City critic picks the favorite restaurants she visited this year in New York’s rich global bazaar.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:29:18 GMTA fish fillet with peppercorn butter sauce.Toast black, green, pink, Timut and Sichuan peppercorns, smash them to a powder and warm them in butter to make an aromatic sauce for halibut.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:54:02 GMTButterflied leg of lamb will not cook evenly all the way through, delivering pieces at different stages of doneness. Consider that a bonus when you have a large crowd.Roasted butterflied leg of lamb isn’t the usual choice for a holiday dinner, but it delivers rich flavor and tender meat in less than an hour.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:56:06 GMTGaia Ritinitis Nobilis, a retsina, at Souvla in San Francisco.These wines, both modest and profound, recall moments in 2016 not to be forgotten.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:20:07 GMTFor Fredrik Berselius, a third Brooklyn restaurant proves to be the charm, with a tasting menu of startling combinations.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:10:01 GMTSpicy roasted chicken thighs.How about a meatball and sausage casserole? Or spicy roasted chicken thighs? Choices abound.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:31:09 GMTArroz gordo, or fat rice, is deliciously seasoned rice studded with bits of duck and sausage as a bed for chicken, pork, prawns, clams, mussels and eggs.A buffet frees up the holiday host for more important things, like enjoying the season.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:20:39 GMTFrom autumn colors to cherry blossoms in spring, wagashi are styled to reflect both taste and aesthetics.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:06:14 GMTThree of Melissa Clark’s favorite baking cookbooks this year.Six dessert books push the genre into new territory.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:31:52 GMTThe Bits and Pieces cheese ball is rolled in chopped pecans and parsley.Your take on the protean American party snack tells a lot about where you came from and how much processed cheese you can withstand.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:10:10 GMTRoberta’s in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn in 2013. The restaurant received two threatening phone calls in the past week.It received threatening phone calls after a YouTube video and online rumors linked it to a baseless conspiracy theory that swirling around a Washington pizzeria.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:10:01 GMTThe Bits and Pieces cheese ball is rolled in chopped pecans and parsley.Recipes for cheese balls and cookies, if you need them, and guidance for tonight’s dinner, if you don’t.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:38:25 GMTThis East Village restaurant leaves it up to you to mix and match ingredients and seasonings.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:45:42 GMTThe rolls are topped with a mix of five types of seeds: caraway, cumin, sesame, nigella and anise.These earthy, flavorful rolls are packed with seeds.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:36:53 GMTThe chef Dan Kluger at his new restaurant, Loring Place.Salvation Burger reopens, a longtime Parisian establishment pops up in SoHo, and other restaurant news.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:56:10 GMTTommaso Chiarli of the Cleto Chiarli estate in Italy, where seven different lambruscos are made. “Mistakes were made by this industry in the 1980s by not stressing quality,” he said, “and we’re trying to correct them.”A wine hindered by its cloying past is getting more respect, especially at the holidays.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:07:45 GMTFrom left, Laurel Andersen, Carmen Delapaz and Mackenzie Driscoll at Watts Tea Shop, which is to close at the end of this year.Loyal customers are flocking to the Watts Tea Shop for a final taste of an “American classic.”
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:34:26 GMTSupplies of aged rye have dwindled and are highly coveted, but the category of young mixable ryes has exploded.Supplies of aged rye have dwindled and are highly coveted, but the category of young mixable ryes has exploded.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:47:24 GMTSiembra Valles Ancestral, a new tequila from David Suro’s Siembra Spirits, provides a counterpoint to the many overrefined, vodkalike tequilas on the market.A new handcrafted tequila, Siembra Valles Ancestral, is ready for the rocks glass.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:36:02 GMTThe unusual preserve is a family recipe from the founders of AnnaMaria’s Foods.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:46:42 GMTThe chef Pino Luongo returns to retail with a website dedicated to the tableware of Tuscany.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:50:55 GMTAn ample string of Italian figs is the perfect centerpiece for the holiday dessert party.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:16:47 GMTLièvre à la royale, or royal hare. Frédéric Duca, the chef at Racines NY, is preparing a limited number of portions through the end of the month.Royal hare, or lièvre à la royale, will make a limited appearance at Racines NY.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:40:57 GMTThe “God’s Love We Deliver Cookbook” features stories and celebrity anecdotes to benefit the nonprofit meal-delivery organization.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:07:17 GMTThe chocolate cake from Ferrara, Italy, known as la torta tenerina.La torta tenerina, a simple confection found on menus in Ferrara, has an almost creamy interior, which emerges enclosed in a thin, fragile, yet crisp crust.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:21:50 GMTLong lines and a cramped space can’t lessen the relentless pleasures coming from the kitchen.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:47:48 GMTCaribbean spiny lobsters dine on clams they find in sea grass. The clams get their food from symbiotic bacteria in their gills, through a process known as chemosynthesis.If you trace most food chains back far enough, you get sunlight. But trace back that of the Caribbean spiny lobster, and you get swamp gas.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:07:37 GMTLightly battered and fried in a chili-accented sweet-and-sour sauce, General Tso’s Chicken has been called “the most famous Hunanese dish in the world.”Mr. Peng, whose chicken has been called “the most famous Hunanese dish in the world,” left a lasting mark on the food scene.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:03:07 GMTB&G is bringing back the Jolly Green Giant, but the campaign will initially seek to create a sense of mystery by not fully revealing him.B&G Foods, which bought the frozen-vegetable brand Green Giant last year, is taking a cue from superhero movies in a suspense-filled new trailer.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:58:24 GMTBetony opened in 2013. It occupies an elaborately decorated space on West 57th Street that once housed a Russian restaurant, Brasserie Pushkin.A gilded spot on West 57th Street will bow out with a flourish on New Year’s Eve.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:41:42 GMTJim Delligatti in an undated photo. When the buns for regular burgers didn’t fit his idea for a double-decker, he bought larger ones and cut them in three layers.He modeled the first McDonald’s double-decker on burgers at a Big Boy and introduced it in 1967 in Uniontown, Pa. A year later, it was on the menu nationwide.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:26:32 GMTCarmen Quagliata is the chef of the Union Square Cafe, which is to open next week at its new location on East 19th Street.The popular restaurant, which closed a year ago, is about to reopen nearby with a quirky look and many of the old dishes.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 16:42:36 GMTNew cookbooks include an elaborate approach to home cooking and recipes with strong regional identities.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:49:30 GMTThe restaurateurs Eddy Buckingham, left, and Jeff Lam, owners of Chinese Tuxedo.A wine and cheese bar finds a home in Williamsburg, Parisian restaurateurs come to the city, and other restaurant news.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:28:33 GMTA meeting of the Martha’s Vineyard Cookbook Club.The women of the island’s Cookbook Club warm the off-season by sharing dishes and opinions.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 01:18:49 GMTEdgar Chase Jr., known as Dooky, with his wife, Leah. Their restaurant became an informal gallery for black artists.Mr. Chase, a jazz trumpeter known as Dooky, ran his family’s Creole restaurant, which also served as a gathering place for civil rights activists.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 10:00:02 GMTMake meat pie for the holidays, and rejoice.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:05:10 GMTGolden chicken soup with egg noodles, carrots and parsley, an American classic with roots in Northern Europe.For the best rendition of this American classic, start with a whole bird.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:47:56 GMTThese Thai-style clams are made in a broth that is sweet, salty, sour and herbaceous.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:21:26 GMTThis hearty main course salad pairs mature spinach — not baby leaves — with rich adornments.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:35:19 GMTA frittata with Italian sausage and broccoli rabe.This method, which works especially well with a frittata packed full of vegetables, meat and cheese, sends it to the oven straight away.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 21:02:30 GMTHere, pecan date bars.Long a darling of the holiday dessert table, the pecan finds new roles in Thanksgiving rolls, date bars and a savory sage cocktail cookie.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:00:02 GMTMr. Micawber’s Favorite Gin Punch and Smoking BishopCharles Dickens appreciated liquor in both his prose and his life.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:53:08 GMTJörg Meyer, owner of Le Lion bar in Hamburg, Germany. “It’s unbelievable,” he said. “Corner pubs are now serving gin and tonics. It’s all over.”The nation of pilsner, riesling and schnapps is suddenly producing and consuming “a river” of the spirit.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:08:35 GMTThe Gray Mare, formerly Dempsey’s Pub, has become a bit more upscale, offering small craft beers, a new menu and a new ambience.Formerly Dempsey’s Pub, the tavern offers small craft beers, Irish stew and a more polished atmosphere.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:29:37 GMTThe shortcomings of tasting versus drinking become clear with these red wines from the Catalonian region of Spain.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 20:31:18 GMTThese juicy wines are among the everyday reds of the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:26:46 GMTA library of more than 50 videos demonstrating simple skills that home cooks should master.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:00:02 GMTIs the name of Strut & Cluck a cheeky nod to Shoreditch’s preening see-and-be-seen-ness? Nope. We’re actually talking turkey.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:21:24 GMTThe National Cherry festival takes place in Traverse City, Mich.Truffles, beer, cherries and crustaceans are singled out for celebrations.