Nikita Richardson

Staff writer

  1. coming soon
    Everything You Need to Know About the Brooklyn WegmansThe new grocery utopia opens its doors on October 27.
  2. awards
    Here Are Michelin’s 2020 Bib Gourmand Picks for New York CityIncluding Maison Yaki, Haenyeo, Saint Julivert Fisherie, and Ruffian.
  3. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: A Hot Cross to BearThis week’s episode requires so many disparate skills that it could easily have been a finale.
  4. sales
    The Most Interesting Items From Anthony Bourdain’s Estate AuctionGifts from other notable chefs, a signed Simpsons script, and a knife that’ll set most people back a few years on rent.
  5. grub guides
    The Most Exciting Beers to Drink in New York Right NowSmoked rye ales, fruity sours, crushable goses, and more.
  6. controversies
    ‘World’s 50 Best Bars’ List Faces Backlash Over ‘Industry Icon’ AwardAcclaimed bartender Charles Schumann returned the award this week after sexist statements came to light.
  7. food tv
    David Chang’s New Netflix Show Debuts October 23Check out the the trailer for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  8. the internet
    Entire Internet Horrified by Alcoholic Tide PodsScotch belongs in glasses, not pouches.
  9. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Bombes AwayAs with any challenge involving molds, a lot can go very wrong, very fast. This is the baking drama we crave!
  10. openings
    Black Seed’s Full-blown Appetizing Store Launches Next WeekExpect wood-fired bagels, lobster and tarragon cream cheese, tinned and smoked fish, and much more.
  11. sweet tooth
    The Beautiful Disappointment of Flipper’s Soufflé PancakesThey’re Instagram gold, but the appeal ends at their good looks.
  12. school lunches
    New York City Public Schools May Ban All Processed MeatsBye-bye pepperoni, salami, and bologna.
  13. 14 chefs
    Where to Eat on a Day Off, According to 14 ChefsMake the most of a free weekday at restaurants that local chefs love.
  14. other magazines
    3 Indie Mags Showcase New Voices in Food WritingNo Thanksgiving guides or 30-minute meals here.
  15. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: If You Like Piña ColadasStill riding the chaotic high of Dairy Week, the showrunners decide it’s time to throw another brand new theme into the mix.
  16. grub guides
    The Most Exciting Burgers in New York to Eat Right NowThe city is practically overrun with incredible, ingenious new burgers.
  17. meat alternatives
    McDonald’s Is Finally Getting Into the Plant-Based Burger GameThe global chain will collaborate with Beyond Meat on a long-awaited veggie burger.
  18. openings
    With Evil Twin Brewery, Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø Fully Commits to New YorkThe long-awaited beer bar from Denmark arrives in Ridgewood next week.
  19. international intrigue
    France Is Rallying to Save Its Cherished, Endangered CafésPresident Emmanuel Macron will launch a $165 million effort of help struggling small-town bistros.
  20. foodievents
    Philly’s Pizzeria Beddia Will Come to New York for One NightThe pizza spot with a cult following will take over High Street on Hudson next week.
  21. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Hit or MishtiTurns out a lot can go wrong with dairy, especially when you ask ten people to make an Indian milk sweet that eight of them are unfamiliar with.
  22. grub guides
    Here’s the Comfort Food You Need to Get Through These Trying TimesForget all your problems with upscale fish sticks, a surprisingly filling clam soup, poutine with a spin, and much more.
  23. re-openings
    Flynn McGarry’s Gem Reopens With an Emphasis on SimplicityThe 20-year-old chef leans into comfort food and steps back from his own expectations.
  24. the other critics
    Here Are Bon Appétit’s 10 Best New Restaurants in AmericaOne New York City restaurant made the cut.
  25. for sale
    Anthony Bourdain’s Possessions Will Be Auctioned Off Next MonthThe auction will benefit his family and a scholarship set up in his name at the Culinary Institute of America.
  26. amazon
    Whole Foods Will Cut Health-Care Benefits for Nearly 2,000 EmployeesThe Amazon-owned company will no longer provide benefits for employees who work less than 30 hours per week.
  27. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Proving GroundsThe show’s most topsy-turvy week gives us a multitude of savory flavors, a marathon Showstopper challenge, and the season’s first Hollywood Handshake.
  28. grub guides
    Where to Cheer on Your Favorite Sports Teams, According to Your FandomNew York City has sports bars for fans of all stripes.
  29. grub guides
    12 Recipes We Can’t Wait to Cook From This Fall’s Best New CookbooksIncluding a Korean-Creole crossover dish, soul-warming southern food, and two impressive homemade pasta recipes.
  30. interviews
    Can a New Editor Save Saveur?Sarah Gray Miller takes over the troubled but beloved food-world publication.
  31. the other critics
    Here Are Bon Appétit’s 50 Best New Restaurants in AmericaFour New York City restaurants made the cut.
  32. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Animal FarmIs Alice an actual Disney princess come to life? Signs point to yes.
  33. decision 2020
    Howard Schultz Reminds Nation He Was Running for President by Dropping OutThe former Starbucks CEO won’t seek the Independent nomination after all.
  34. grub guides
    Where to Eat Lunch (Far Away From Your Desk) This Fall15 key destinations for your next company-mandated lunch break.
  35. the chain gang
    Kroger Wants You to Please Leave Your Gun at Home on Your Next Grocery RunThe Ohio-based chain joins Walmart in the effort to keep guns out of its stores.
  36. tv land
    The Chef Show Returns to Netflix Next WeekJon Favreau and Roy Choi’s celebrity-filled cooking show is getting a Volume 2.
  37. chicken
    Man Pulls a Gun Over Sold-Out Popeyes Chicken SandwichesThe viral sandwich has been sold out since last week, but a Houston man missed the memo.
  38. overnights
    The Great British Baking Show Recap: Death by a Thousand CutsSeason 10 kicks off with a return to Cake Week, featuring rubbery sponges, a “faultless” carrot cake, and an alarming number of injuries.
  39. lawsuits
    José Andrés Admits to Underpaying Staffers at Mercado Little SpainAfter a lawsuit, the super-chef says he plans to reimburse those employees.
  40. grub guides
    What to Do in New York This Labor Day WeekendLet other people deal with long flights and traffic. Here are 12 things to do if you’re planning a staycation.
  41. openings
    What to Expect From Harlem’s Most Secretive New Tasting MenuInside Reverence, the reservation-only restaurant from California chef Russell Jackson.
  42. the chain gang
    Get Ready for Pumpkin-Spiced Cold BrewIt’s the Pumpkin Spice Latte meets third-wave coffee.
  43. the feeding tube
    The Great British Bake-Off Returns to Netflix on August 30For the first time, episodes will stream on Netflix three days after they air in the United Kingdom.
  44. food tv
    Good Eats Is Still Great TVAlton Brown’s seminal cooking show returns, and it’s more or less the same as it was.
  45. temporary closings
    Di Fara Pizza Reopens Its Doors TodayExactly two days after being seized by local tax authorities for nearly $168,000 in unpaid taxes.
  46. grub guides
    Where to Find Sunny, Surprisingly Creative Lemonade Right NowThere’s no better way to spend the dog days of summer.
  47. openings
    Inside the Jones, Gabriel Stulman’s Loving Revamp of the Great Jones Cafe“My thoughts are, Here’s a spot that’s on a great block with great energy, great history.”
  48. temporary closings
    Di Fara Pizza Shuttered Due to Unpaid TaxesThe iconic Brooklyn pizzeria reportedly owes more than $160,000.
  49. sexual harassment
    It Took 20 Months for Eataly to Remove Mario BataliThe 58-year-old chef has now been removed from his two most significant business ventures.
  50. events
    New York Taste Returns October 21Chefs from Maison Yaki, KĀWI, Adda Indian Canteen, Hunky Dory, and more are on this year’s bill.
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