If you have yet to try Calliope, the unassuming and entirely excellent restaurant on a busy corner of 2nd ave in New York’s east village I can’t encourage you enough to go.
There is a lot of goodness to be found on the menu at Yunnan Kitchen, the excellent new small-plate restaurant focused on the cuisine emanating from China’s Yunnan province.
There are certain dishes that will always taste like home to me.
I have visited San Francisco many times over the years, and, on each of those visits, spent many hours eating my way through various corners of the city.
PFC. That is what they are, in my humble opinion, doling out at Pies ‘n’ Thighs, my hands down favorite place for fried chicken in New York (though I will confess to the occasional Popeye’s trip too).
At the peak of crab season every year New York restaurant Back Forty invites diners to roll up their sleeves, pick up a mallet and dig in; and every year I happily oblige.
A rich, spicy broth topped with a heap of cumin-laced lamb, cilantro and red onion, swimming with X’ian’s signature chewy hand-ripped noodles—this velvety soup will cure whatever ails you. FIORELLA Multiple locations, see xianfoods.com.
This glorious mess of grease and salt—pastrami, eggs, Swiss, pickled green tomatoes, and durkee sauce on sliced pumpernickel to be exact