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Robert De Niro Says Trump Is Banned From All Nobu Restaurants
“If he walked into a restaurant I was in, I’d walk out.”
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New York’s ‘Neighborhood’ Restaurants Have a Monotony Problem
Once-agreeable trends have merged into a single, formulaic genre that is at odds with what’s left of the city’s cutting-edge dining culture.
Redditors Have a Totally Fascinating Hatred of This Microwave Drawer
Who knew people had such strong feelings toward a state-of-the-art appliance?
The Maker of LaCroix Just Issued the Craziest Press Release of the Week
“THE OBSCURE SILVER LINING IS A UNIQUELY-INDUCED OPPORTUNITY.”
It’s Time to Kill Communal Tables Once and for All
It’s more important than ever for owners to make customers as comfortable as possible.
you are wrong
America Reminds Washington
Writer Not to Mess With Ranch Dressing
It’s the country’s No. 1 salad enhancer for a reason.
Chef Hammers Yelper by Picking Apart All of His Reviews
Initially, I was shaken, I was worked up, thrown for a loop and nearly… nearly… pissed off. Then I took a deep breath and reread your review.”
David Chang Says Australians ‘F*ck Up Burgers More Than Anyone Else’
Australians: I love your country and I love your food, even if your burgers are mostly terrible.”
Another Restaurant Owner Posted a Crazy Facebook Rant After Getting a Bad Yelp
Not good for business.
Ruby Tuesday Waiter Gets Stiffed by a Soldier, Insults Entire Military
Not surprisingly, he no longer has a job.
That Harvard Professor Is Actually a Serial Restaurant Terrorizer
The customer isn’t always right.
It’s Time to Shut Up About Brunch
Another day, another person complaining about what is otherwise a relatively innocuous midday meal.
Rage Against the Machine Is Now Just Raging Against a Neighborhood Café
“Rock stars don’t get special treatment at The 5 Point. We couldn’t give less of a shit.”
Chefs Versus Critics: Why Public Rage Attracts the Wrong Kind of Attention
What are the lasting effects of chefs who lash out at critics?
Please Don’t Actually Go to Manhattan’s First Dairy Queen
Not when there are so many other great places to go instead.
Diner Claims Soto’s Chef Brandished Sushi Knife in the Dining Room
Chef Sotohiro Kosugi’s alleged meltdown resulted in a dumb Yelp review.
Jamie Oliver Does Not Impress Will Self in the Least
“Needless to say, Oliver sticks in my craw and I’d walk a cunty mile to avoid him and all his works.”
Pastor Says Girl Scout Cookies Promote Lesbianism, Communists
They lead to abortion somehow, too.
Why Menus Suck — and 5 Ideas to Improve Them
Restaurants are better than ever, but menus are still terrible. Here’s how to fix them.
Jamie Oliver’s Complaints of ‘Lazy’ British Cooks Anger His
The Naked Chef wears his heart on his sleeve, despite having no apparent shirt.
Andrew Zimmern Hates on a Restaurant That’s Most Likely Sushi Yasuda
But he won’t explicitly identify the East 40s sushi bar that has a no-tip policy.
Can Someone Please Help Michael Wolff Get a Restaurant Reservation?
Just make sure it’s not at a non-prestigious destination.
Names Animal as Part of America’s Most Important Restaurants,
L.A. just wants somebody to love its restaurants.
Dunkin’ Donuts Expanding to California Even Though California Already Has Better
The brand is seeking multi-unit franchisees for 150 new locations throughout the region.
Your Allergies Are Bullsh*t, and Other Things Servers Believe
“Suck it up.”
Quote of the Day
The Park Restaurant Bemoans Today’s Work Ethic
Josh Siegel thinks a tough work ethic has been replaced by tough-looking tattoos.
Ad Prompts Bourdain to Unleash Anti-Cadillac Twitter
Bourdain’s not leaving before he burns a few bridges.
The Gold Watch
Jonathan Gold Is The Second Most Followed Critic on Twitter
Jonathan Gold should always be first.
to Kosher School
Wall Street Journal
Skims L.A.’s Surface
The paper makes a few irrelevant picks while “finding a food Mecca in the West.”
Barry Maiden Starts an Uncivil War, Mad About Fake Southern Food
Hungry Mother’s chef is a bit upset.
Brooklyn Still a Strange, ‘Bohemian’ Place for the
Why aren’t people over this yet?
Here Are Our Five Favorite Food-Cliché Sentences
Check out some nom-tastic food writing.
Stick a Fork in ‘Em: Which Food-Writing Clichés Should We Toss Out
Why are short ribs always “meltingly tender”? And while we’re at it, can we all agree that “bill of fare” has no place in 21st-century food writing?
Someone Is Not a Fan of the Barking Crab’s $80 Crab Bowl, But Maybe Things Have
A crabby review of the Barking Crab leads to dismay, reassurance.
Addresses Restaurant Mental Health Code Violations
Restaurant practices that push us to the brink.
Trimming the Fat: In Defense of Dumping Food-Averse Friends
Life’s too short to spend time eating with idiots.
Glenn Beck’s Latest Soliloquy Is About the ‘Anti-Semitic’ Park
Oy, he’s emotional.
Culinary School Grad David Chang Is Tired of Culinary Schools
He says these things are poisoning the industry’s talent pool.
Watch Ex-Football Player Bill Romanowski’s Fantastically Nuts Bacon Rant
Bacon is for wimps. The Oakland Raiders need more wild-boar hunters, apparently.
O.C. Feels Snubbed by Zagat…Again
Is Nancy Luna expecting a little too much from the irresolute guidebooks?
SinoSoul is Sick of All This Shaved Snow
Especially when it comes topped with pink sundae sauce.
Midtown Lunch Takes on Fonuts, Escuela, and True Food Kitchen
Hate, rare for this town, is one of the many reasons why we love Zach Brooks.
Judah Friedlander Finally Finds Decent New York Burritos, Turns His Attention to
The secret to a good burrito? Homemade beans.
Really Ever Eaten Mexican Food in L.A.?
Putting Red O at the top of its “Best Mexican” list and giving Loteria two spaces makes the publication strike out on L.A.’s favorite food.
Blogger Pens Anti-Yelp Screed
“Yelp has become a breeding ground for crackpot neighbors and, for some reason, I totally let them fool me sometimes.”
Quote of the Day
The Chef’s Sluts
9 lessons on how NOT to be an asshole diner.
Giant-Conglomerate Dr Pepper Trying to Eradicate Dublin Dr Pepper
The tiny Texas bottler may have to change its ways.
Mimi Sheraton on New York’s ‘Deplorable’ Bagel Situation
And don’t even get the former ‘Times’ critic started on Montreal-style bagels.
Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Hits Hall of Fame; Fedrran Adria to Create Snacks for
The soda maker tries to tap into the cult of chef worship.