RESTAURANT: 800° Woodfired Kitchen

We love good pizza. What’s good pizza? To us, it’s a thinner, crispy crust style, a hint of smoke from a wood-fired oven, and great toppings. By great we not only mean top-quality ingredients, but a choice to make our fantasy pie. That, and more, is available at 800° Woodfired Kitchen, with 8 locations on…
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FOOD FUN: $100 Meatball For National Meatball Day

March 9th is National Meatball Day. Meatballs are be made of different kinds of meat or blends, depending on local preferences. These days, there even vegan meatballs made from from grains, tofu and vegetables. What’s your favorite use for meatballs? The most popular meatball dishes in the U.S. include: Spaghetti and meatballs Meatball subs Meatball…
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RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR: Water In The East Village, New York City

No matter how many great restaurants we eat at this year, we’re willing to state, at the beginning of January, that Water is our “restaurant of the year.” Unless you can’t imagine dinner without some kind of flesh, Water should be on your list for culinary excitement. It’s Japanese vegan cuisine. Created by restaurateur and…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Luke’s Lobster Rolls With Petrossian Caviar

A lobster roll is a sandwich native to New England, where lobstermen and women have gathered crustaceans from the Atlantic Ocean for centuries. Chunks of lobster meat are served on a grilled New England-style hot dog-style bun with with squared edges, the roll opening on the top rather than the side like conventional, rounded hot…
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RESTAURANT: P.J. Bernstein, The Best Deli In New York?

In New York City, “the best deli,” referring to Jewish-style delicatessen, used to be a topic of debate. Over the years, though, acclaimed delicatessens have fallen by the wayside. The Carnegie Deli and its rival The Stage Deli, both in the neighborhood of Carnegie Hall, are gone. So is Artie’s Deli on the Upper West…
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