MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Mary Jane Weedman

  1. Wine Time
    Sommelier’s Choice: 6 Local Wine Directors Share Their Favorite BottlesSelected from their colleagues’ lists.
  2. Booze News
    The Hard Stuff: 5 Liquors to Drink This WinterWhether in a cocktail, straight from your bar cart, or out on the town.
  3. New York Cooking
    The New Guard of Grocers: 44 Specialty Food Shops That You Need to KnowButchers, bakers, pickle-makers, and spice merchants.
  4. Grub Guides
    The Season’s 10 Best Non-ChampagnesAlt-bubblies that will up your party game.
  5. The Tipping Economy
    We Are the 20%: What Tips Mean to Servers, Bartenders, Doormen, and BaristasYour server is definitely judging you.
  6. Fall Preview 2014
    The 20 Best Nightlife Picks for FallIbiza parties, aerialists, and the new darts bar around the corner.
  7. The Keeper
    50 Candies to Eat Now, From Goat’s-Milk Caramels to Palm-Sized Gummy RatsWe assess New York’s candy sphere, from Coney Island rock-candy institutions to forthcoming Barclays Center lollipop emporiums.
  8. Grub Guides
    The Thrill of the Chill: 11 Places to Get Cold Noodles in the Summer HeatAll ranked on a scale of one to five, with five being the frostiest.
  9. Drinking
    The Beer Trail: 8 New Microbreweries to VisitIt’s possible to embark on the hops-and-malt-driven equivalent of a wine-tasting weekend in Napa without ever leaving town.
  10. Pro Tips
    Slideshow: How to Dice, Cut, and De-Heart Like a ProThe proper techniques for some particularly challenging fruits and vegetables.
  11. Pro Tips
    Slideshow: How to Quarter, Slice, Fillet, and Shuck Like a ProIt’s no good having a wa-sujihiki knife if you don’t know how to use it.
  12. The Keeper
    30 Knives for Any Kitchen Technique, From Slicers to Dicers to Whole-GoatTo help you make the right investments, we created a compendium of expert knife picks.
  13. Chefs
    Top Chefs, After Hours: Inside Daniel Boulud’s Birthday PartySome stayed until sunrise.
  14. In Season
    In Season: Nate Smith’s Roasted-Parsnip-and-Farro SaladBecause the cold helps convert their starch into sugar, a later harvest can result in an unusually sweet taproot.
  15. In Season
    In Season: Alex Raij’s Trinxat With Savoy CabbageTender, mildly sweet Savoy cabbages are hardy enough to withstand extreme, East River-freezing temperatures
  16. Trends
    Blazing a Lumpia Trail: Filipino Cuisine Finds a Foothold in New YorkIt seems New Yorkers are finally ready for this food, which has long languished in the shadow of Thai, Indian, Chinese, and other Asian standbys.
  17. Lower Eats Side
    Orchard Street Gets Even More Appetizing With These 18 New RestaurantsThe latest developments, from locavore sandwiches to nouvelle tasting menus.
  18. In Season
    In Season: The Wayland’s Husk-Cherry FizzA satisfying and deceptively stiff cocktail.
  19. Fall Preview 2013
    Chef Jonathan Wu Teams Up With Wilson Tang to Open Fung TuFrom Per Se to Chinatown.
  20. Fall Preview 2013
    The Season in Restaurant OpeningsWhere to eat this fall.
  21. Fall Preview 2013
    Eleven New Ways to Make a Night of ItWhere to drink, dance, play shuffleboard, and more this fall.
  22. Cheap Eats 2013
    Slideshow: Barbecue With a New York AccentSmoked-meat specialties that represent the new wave of New York barbecue joints.
  23. Summer Guide 2013
    From Malaysian Ais Kacang to Louisiana Sno-Balls, a Global Primer on LocallyIt’s a cold world.
  24. Encounter
    Mushroom Hunting With Zak Pelaccio, Hudson’s Newest RestaurateurHis new restaurant Fish & Game will be a two-hour drive up the Taconic Parkway from Manhattan, but he’s banking on his city reputation.
  25. Heating Up
    A Seriously Hot Neighborhood: How Midtown Became the Sichuan BeltSome of the city’s best regional Chinese food is clustered in the Thirties.
  26. In Season
    In Season: Evan Hanczor’s Dressed Turkey EggsThey’re the Parish Hall chef’s zesty riff on deviled eggs.
  27. Outdoor Eats
    BrisketTown Headed to the High Line, and Four More Edible Rites of SpringOpen air, open mouths.
  28. Spring Preview 2013
    Spring Preview: From Lobster Clubs to Hamachi Collars, the Season’s MostA look at the biggest upcoming openings.
  29. Food Crawl
    Rating the City’s Yankee-fied Renditions of Shrimp and GritsWe tested eight varieties of the suddenly ubiquitous dish with two South Carolina food scholars.
  30. Booze News
    From Bronx Moonshine to Greenpoint Gin, a Guide to Locally Distilled HoochSuddenly, New York is churning out more booze than Boardwalk Empire.
  31. Openings
    Traif Team Opens South-of-the-Border-Inspired XixaIt’s not a stereotypical cantina, but a version of Traif as it might have been had chef Jason Marcus been Mexican-born.
  32. In Season
    In Season: Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban’s Pumpkin-Seed-Oil SpreadThe Seäsonal and Edi & the Wolf chefs combine pumpkin seeds with farmer’s cheese and spread across toasted rye or pumpernickel.
  33. In Season
    In Season: Missy Robbins’s Grilled-Plum SaladPerfect for post-Labor Day picnicking.
  34. Fall Preview
    Fall Preview: Where We Can’t Wait to Eat This SeasonIncluding a Porsena wine-bar addition, Andrew Carmellini’s menu at the Public Library, and more.
  35. Fall Preview
    What to Expect at Graydon Carter’s New Beatrice Inn and John DeLucie’s Bill’sHere’s what they’re planning this fall.
  36. Fall Preview 2012
    Fall Nightlife Preview: Boozy Cinemas, Baroque Nightclubs, and Other Wee-HourTwelve reasons sleep is overrated.
  37. In Season
    Not Your Average Artichoke RecipeWhy not go a different route than cooking them to near mush and drenching them in butter?
  38. Coming Soon
    What to Drink (and Eat) at Pork Slope, Opening Next Week in Park Slope A “Brooklyn roadhouse bar” from the owners of Talde.
  39. Summer Soups
    Slideshow: Ten Chilly Soups of SummerFrom cooling cucumber to strawberry gazpacho.
  40. Cheap Eats
    The Year of Asian Hipster CuisineAmerican cooks who found their calling through passion, not ancestry.
  41. In Season
    Tristar Strawberries Hit the GreenmarketIntensely sweet the day they’re picked, they’re ideal for this quick jam recipe.
  42. In Season
    It’s Radish Season at the GreenmarketIn these last few days before summer, spring radishes are at their best.
  43. Condiments
    Slideshow: Otherworldly Condiments to Elevate a Summer CookoutForget Heinz and French’s.
  44. The Absolute Best Poke Bowl in New YorkWhere the fish is freshest and the seasonings zingiest.