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  1. backups
    The Underground Gourmet Plan-B Restaurant DeterminatorPart two of our foolproof, field-tested, fiasco-averting, starvation-preventing restaurant guide.
  2. the dish
    Lokanta’s Eggs In Garlic-Yogurt Will Ruin You For All Other Poached EggsChef Orhan Yegen’s take on the traditional Turkish breakfast dish is absurdly satisfying.
  3. openings
    Joaquin Baca’s Teo Is Reborn (Sort of) in Greenwich VillageThe izakaya-style restaurant called Būmu will open in the former Neta space.
  4. the underground gourmet review
    Dua Kafe is an East Village Hub of Albanian Comfort Food and CultureYou might even run into a Kosovar crooner or two.
  5. the dish
    This Vegan-Egg Sandwich Is Almost As Satisfying As a Bodega BECThe Miles sandwich at Orchard Grocer is pretty close to what you’d find in the breakfast classic.
  6. openings
    The Franks’ F&F Pizzeria Opens in Brooklyn With Help From the Dough GodsChad Robertson and Chris Bianco lend some star power (and sourdough starter) to the proceedings.
  7. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Vegetarian Sandwiches in New YorkYou’ll never miss the meat.
  8. suppertime
    Torrisi Vet Sam Yoo’s Golden Diner Debuts DinnerGet ready for wontonini en brodo, Korean smoked short ribs, and what might be a game-changing tuna melt.
  9. previews
    Hotshot Chez Ma Tante Chefs to Open New Restaurant at Williamsburg’s Wythe HotelAidan O’Neal and Jake Leiber will replace Reynard with a French restaurant called Le Crocodile.
  10. best of new york
    The Absolute Best BLTs in New YorkThe thing about everyone’s favorite late-summer sandwich is that it’s delicious year-round.
  11. fall preview 2019
    29 New Restaurants You Need to Know About This FallFrom uptown crullers to subterranean sushi, what you’ll be eating next.
  12. fall preview 2019
    How to Open a Restaurant in a Legendary Space Without Causing a RiotSome of this fall’s most highly anticipated restaurant openings are happening in places many consider practically sacred.
  13. fall preview 2019
    At Lekka, Dirt Candy’s Amanda Cohen Tackles the Veggie BurgerDrawing inspiration from a 12th-century Chinese recipe, her patties contain mushrooms, beans, gluten-free grains, and something secret.
  14. fall preview 2019
    Caffè Panna Marries Rome’s Gelato Culture With America’s Mix-in ManiaDanny Meyer’s daughter Hallie is opening a café-bar-gelateria in Gramercy.
  15. fall preview 2019
    Sahadi’s Is Baking Bread and Serving Booze at Its Industry City OutpostThe Middle Eastern bazaar’s first major expansion in 71 years features saj sandwiches and cocktails.
  16. fall preview 2019
    Llama-San Finally Opens in Greenwich Village With Peruvian-Japanese MenuChef Erik Ramirez explores a seldom-seen side of his ancestral cuisine.
  17. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Ice-Cream Sandwiches in New YorkCups and cones are well and good, but the quintessential New York ice-cream delivery system is the sandwich.
  18. the dish
    A BLT So Delicious It Doesn’t Need BaconDaily Provisions knows how to celebrate tomato season.
  19. at the greenmarket
    The Plight of the Tristar StrawberryIs New York’s preeminent berry going the way of the woolly mammoth?
  20. trendlet
    Italy’s Secret Pizza Comes Out of HidingLiguria’s focaccia di Recco has been called the most addictive food on the planet, and it’s finally all the go in New York.
  21. the dish
    Red Paper Clip’s XLB Agnolotti Is a Sino-Italian TriumphThe dish we’ve always dreamed of: a Piedmontese pasta crossed with a Shanghai soup dumpling.
  22. the underground gourmet review
    Bangklyn East Harlem Combines Its Owner’s Sartorial and Culinary PassionsVintage clothes and Thai-inspired comfort food share space in a quirky uptown café.
  23. the dish
    A Nice Pastrami Sandwich for Noshers Not FressersShalom Japan’s excellent new Wagyu pastrami sando is like Katz’s meets (a Tokyo) 7-Eleven.
  24. openings
    Edie Jo’s Is Prospect-Lefferts Gardens’ Newest Neighborhood JointThe American restaurant is run by industry vets Doug Friedman and Ben Toro, and traffics in Denver roasts, vegan muffulettas, and Negronis for two.
  25. openings
    A Big Cookie Gets a Bigger StageLevain Bakery embarks on a growth campaign, beginning with a spiffy new store on the Upper East Side this Wednesday.
  26. best of new york
    The Underground Gourmet’s Best Outdoor Dining in New YorkThe 21 best things to eat (and where to eat them), ranked.
  27. the drink
    How to Summerize a NegroniA barista turned bartender is challenging the cocktail orthodoxy by shaking a drink most say should be stirred!
  28. underground gourmet review
    José Andrés’s Spiffy New Spanish Diner Is an Iberian Take on the Greasy SpoonEggs every which way, plus lots more rib-sticking, grandma-style fare.
  29. the dish
    Thai Noodle-Wrapped Meatballs Make Other Meatballs Seem Like SlackersThe seldom-seen dish called moo sarong has local meatball mavens all revved up.
  30. the dish
    Jiang Diner’s Shumai Spotlights the Inner Mongolian Roots of a Dim Sum ClassicOn the menu you’ll find lamb shumai: mildly seasoned ground meat in a delicate wheat-flour wrapper, sealed in a manner more akin to xiaolongbao.
  31. underground gourmet quick bite
    The Georgian Cooking at Chelsea’s Chama Mama Is Gobsmackingly GoodThe new restaurant showcases the distinctive walnut-sauced, tart-fruited, dairy-enriched gastronomy of the former Soviet republic.
  32. openings
    Finally, Via Carota Team Opens Bar Pisellino in the West VillageJody Williams and Rita Sodi complete their neighborhood mini-fiefdom with their restaurant’s long-awaited sister bar.
  33. openings
    At the Fulton, Jean-Georges Vongerichten Sells Seafood By the SeaportEverything from the menu to the décor is a tribute to the old Fulton Fish Market.
  34. the dish
    Mercado Little Spain’s Cardenal Is a Whipped-Cream Cloud of Pastry PerfectionAiry, tender, and drizzled with chocolate sauce, this Iberian import comes courtesy of market partner Albert Adrià.
  35. tools of the trade
    Why You May Soon Be Eating Your Dinner With ScissorsSnippers and clippers of varying design are moving out of the kitchen and on to the restaurant table.
  36. underground gourmet quick bite
    Crusty Meze Master Orhan Yegen Finds His Dream Clientele at Lokanta in AstoriaOn the menu: stuffed grape leaves, lamb’s head soup, minuscule manti, and more.
  37. the dish
    At Last, an Artisanal Bread That Tastes Like Kasha VarnishkesThe Jewish soul-food staple was the inspiration for chef-baker Max Blachman-Gentile’s latest loaf.
  38. underground gourmet quick bite
    Cult Coffee Shop Abraço Is Now a Nimble Little Vermouth and Cocktail Bar to BootThe bustling East Village social center has added evening hours, tasty new nighttime snacks, and some juicy wine on tap.
  39. underground gourmet review
    Ceviche Is the Star of Llamita’s New Nighttime MenuChef Erik Ramirez has revamped his Peruvian sandwich shop with a winning dinner service and a cozy new setting.
  40. the dish
    High Street on Hudson’s Radish Tartine Is Spring on a PlateThis collaboration between the restaurant’s new baker Melissa Weller and new chef Mary Attea is all blushing-pink crunch and runny golden yolk.
  41. taxonomy
    In Praise of the Squishy White-Bread SandwichIncluding the pinky-raising afternoon tea variety, the Japanese convenience-store sando, and the Italian tramezzino.
  42. good carbs
    Bagel Maven Melissa Weller Is Baking Again in New York at High Street on HudsonWest Village brunch has never looked better.
  43. openings
    Momofuku Ko Vet Sam Yoo Opens Golden Diner in Chinatown“Diners have these impossibly long menus,” says Sam Yoo. “And you can’t do good food that way.”
  44. initials
    The Great Mystery of Thomas Keller’s TAK Room SolvedA crucial talking point for the Hudson Yards restaurant is explained in time for tomorrow night’s opening.
  45. the dish
    Mister Paradise’s Apple-Pie Hot Pocket Is No JokeIt was partly inspired by another nostalgia-inducing fast-food archetype, the deep-fried classic chez Mickey D.
  46. openings
    What to Eat at Hudson YardsDavid Chang potato-salad sandwiches, José Andrés fried eggs, and Thomas Keller chocolate cakes.
  47. openings
    David Chang’s Peach Mart Is a Momofukian Riff on the Asian Convenience StoreThe Hudson Yards home of crustless sandwiches, honey-butter chips, and chicken-katsu kimbap.
  48. best of new york 2019
    The Best of New York Eating 2019Vegan Arabic sandwiches, Hunan charcuterie, and French onion soup.
  49. family business
    After 50 Years, the Donut Pub Is ExpandingTalking to Buzzy Geduld ahead of his doughnut shop’s new branch, opening soon off Astor Place in Noho.
  50. underground gourmet quick bite
    Chelsea Market’s Buon’Italia Has a Secret Pasta KitchenThe gourmet grocer slings a mean paccheri puttanesca and more.
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