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Staten Island

  1. openings
    The Great Staten Island Pizzeria Joe & Pat’s Has Finally Arrived in ManhattanThe family-run shop has been churning out its patented thin-crust pies since 1960.
  2. food fight
    Everyone Is Mad at Baker Who Complained About Charity Event for Fallen SoldierLocals are calling for a boycott.
  3. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Pizza on Staten IslandThe borough is both underappreciated as a slice destination and home to a vodka-sauce style all its own.
  4. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Clam Pizza in New YorkSave yourself a trip to New Haven.
  5. closing soon
    Even Classic Staten Island Restaurants Get Replaced by BanksThe 83-year-old Schaffer’s Tavern will close early next year.
  6. Innovation
    NYC Pizzerias Debut Delivery Boxes Made From Staten Island TrashSo you think about recycling while scarfing down that pie.
  7. News
    Defonte’s Will Open in Staten Island This WeekendNicky Specials are headed to Stapleton.
  8. Staten Island
    Restaurant Sort of Apologizes for Serving a ‘Roofie Colada’“For the record, you know there aren’t any date rape drugs in the dessert right?”
  9. Reefer Madness
    A ‘Billion’ Oysters May Help Protect Staten Island from Future“They reduce water velocity, they reduce erosion of the shoreline and they reduce the height and intensity of the waves.”
  10. Pizzagate
    De Blasio’s Pizza Fork Can Soon Be YoursThe saga continues with a charity auction.
  11. The Future
    Bitcoin Now Accepted at Staten Island Wine StoreIt’s all about having options.
  12. Faster Food
    Staten Island Wendy’s Locations Accept E-ZPass in Drive-through LanesPort Authority and the MTA are giving it a Frosty reception, though.
  13. Gone Wild
    Staten Islanders May Get Local Wild Turkey for ThanksgivingThe USDA will determine if the turkeys are safe to eat.
  14. Video Feed
    Watch This Guy in a Mustard Costume Play a Mean FiddleThat’s some real Charlie Daniels Band stuff right there.
  15. Coming Soon
    New York City’s First Sonic Opens Soon in Staten IslandA fleet of carhops on roller skates awaits your orders.
  16. Butterballers
    Staten Island’s Slaughter-Bound Wild Turkeys Moved to SanctuaryNow, about that gluten-heavy diet …
  17. 80 Is Enough
    Butterballed: Staten Island’s Wild Turkeys Are Going to Be SlaughteredAfter that they’ll be frozen, until tests indicate they’re safe to eat.
  18. Chop Chop
    Chef Says Request for W-2 Was Met With Threats of Gruesome ViolenceTaxes before death!
  19. The Chain Gang
    Bonefish Grill Opening Its First NYC Location in Staten IslandSlinging Bang Bang Shrimp and more beginning August 20.
  20. Beef
    Mobsters Square Off in Pizza-Sauce DisputeThe Square’s owner may’ve stolen the recipe from L&B Spumoni Gardens, but luckily they settled it all at their local Staten Island Panera Bread.
  21. Crime Scenes
    Man Stabbed Outside Staten Island Resto While Fiancée Looks OnPolice are still searching for the man who stabbed Antonio Lacertosa over the weekend.
  22. Truckin'
    Food Trucks Exiled to Staten IslandAnd Queens.
  23. Crime Scenes
    Breaking, Entering, and ChuggingA man broke into a Staten Island restaurant and helped himself to some meat and booze.
  24. Lawsuits
    Mother and Daughter Sue Staten Island Bar for Underage Drinking SlipupDoes that seem fair?
  25. Crime Scenes
    D’Ohhh! Thieves Pinch Wrong DoughTalk about a half-baked plan.
  26. What to Eat
    Eyeball Tacos, Anyone?You can find them in Staten Island.
  27. Truckin'
    Argentine Truck Will Bring ‘Empanada Paradise’ to Union SquarePlus, a foodie flea market you didn’t know about.
  28. Mediavore
    Brooklyn Grange Begins to Grow; Daytime Emmy Food Nominees AnnouncedPlus: Heinz changes their ketchup recipe, and Whole Foods recovers from the recession, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Field Trips
    But What If You Want to Eat Tongue Polonaise in a Thirties Subway Car?Next to Staten Island’s tiki bar, there’s a Kosher deli that’s perhaps even more of a spectacle.
  30. Mediavore
    Starbucks Eyes China; Airlines Upgrade In-Flight FoodPlus: Staten Island loves the Double Down, and Teresa Giudice releases a cookbook, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. What to Eat
    There’s a Churreria in Staten IslandThat’s right, there’s a churro stand in Staten Island.
  32. Lists
    What Does Michelin Have Against Ethnic and Outer-Borough Restaurants, Anyway?And other gripes about this year’s list.
  33. Lists
    Pizza Tourists Pick Unlikely FavoritesIs Luigi’s the best pizza in Brooklyn? And is the city’s best pie in Staten Island?
  34. Tony Tony Tony
    Chang Baits Vegetarians; Bourdain Admits He’s a Bad New YorkerA recap of last night’s outer-borough episode of ‘No Reservations.’
  35. Photo Ops
    The Most Terrifying Cake of All Time?You won’t see Gucci gelato, but how about a bridal-shower cake by Chanel?
  36. What to Eat
    Extreme Sandwiching: Adventures in Questionable Flavor CombosThe “cheeseburger club” at Friendly’s and the bacon-infused ice-cream sandwich at JoeDoe.
  37. Neighborhood Watch
    ‘Real-life Parisians’ Detected in Bushwick; Pop-up N’awlinsPlus: Frozen custard for Corona and more katsu curry for midtown, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  38. Empire Building
    The Chain Gang: T.G.I. Friday’s and Applebee’s Battle in the Bronx,Uncle Louie G blows up while McDonald’s chills out, plus more in our occasional look at what the chains and mini-chains are up to.
  39. Blechtacular
    This Is Why New York Is Fat: Cadbury Eggs and Cheesesteak, Deep-friedTIWYF may become a book, and we’d like to see this in it.
  40. NewsFeed
    Murdered Restaurant Owner Suffered From Economic Downturn, Mafia TiesIf you have to borrow, maybe it shouldn’t be from the Bonnano family.
  41. Mediavore
    California Bans Trans Fats; Watch Fat Ladies at HomeCow verus soy milk, mourning a Starbucks, brunch recommendations, and more, in our daily news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    A Dovetail Spy Scandal; Gordo Ruins New Jersey Valentine’s DayA Food & Wine contributing editor has been working as a hostess at Dovetail, the new three-star restaurant, for the past two months. Part of her arrangement with chef John Fraser? To spot food writers and alert the kitchen, but apparently she was no help in pointing out Frank Bruni. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] Shake Shack and Burger Joint will face off tonight at the South Beach Food & Wine Festival for the title of champion in the “Burger Bash.” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Landmarc at the Time Warner Center is throwing an Oscar party of sorts this Sunday, featuring a five-course tasting menu and two flat-screen TVs in the dining room. [Zagat]
  43. Ask a Waiter
    Jennifer Fitzgerald Fuels Oktoberfest Conga Lines at Killmeyer’s Jennifer Fitzgerald’s name isn’t exactly German, but that didn’t stop her from springing for a handmade dirndl on eBay after she took a job at Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn two years ago. Since then she has supplemented her grad-school training in English with an education in wursts and weisses and is putting it to good use this week as Oktoberfest kicks into high gear.
  44. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Suit Tossed; Vendy Nominations OpenIf there’s a halal-chicken guy on your corner whom you think is unappreciated, now’s your chance to do right by him: Nominations have opened up for the Vendy Awards. [Gothamist] A judge has tossed out the suit against Gordon Ramsay brought by the manager of Dillons for acts committed in the name of reality TV. [NYP] Simon Oren, the owner of new French bistro Charolais, double-crossed the Insatiable Critic, and she isn’t happy about it. [Insatiable Critic] Related: New French Bistro Has an Old Soul
  45. Beef
    Staten Island Protests Demeaning New Ice-Cream FlavorIce cream and politics don’t mix: Just look at the strange case of Staten Island Land Fill, a new flavor sold in stores by 5 Boroughs Ice Cream, and the source of a major hassle on the other side of the Verrazano. Things came to a head last Friday when Staten Island borough president Jimmy Molinaro urged an all-borough ban of 5 Boroughs Ice Cream. “Initially, we considered changing the name,” says Kim Myles, 5 Boroughs’ co-owner, “but then we realized we didn’t get into this to take direction from everybody else. And it’s our number-one seller!” What the two did not count on was what a very sore toothache the dump has become to most Islanders, long weary of being the Abbott to the-rest-of-NYC’s Costello.
  46. Mediavore
    McNally Loves Balthazar and Maria Bello; Imus Types Prank Chinese RestaurantKeith McNally talks about Balthazar, where the breakfast service is “absurdly busy” and his last meal would be “on the navel of the actress Maria Bello.” [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] More radio morons in hot water: CBS suspends Elvis and JV for pranking a Chinese restaurant, asking for “shrimp flied lice,” making dumb egg-roll jokes, and other old-time, racist vulgarities. [CBS News] Spain’s El Bulli named top restaurant in the world again. No. 2? The Fat Duck in London. It’s a proud day for molecular gastronomy. [CNN]
  47. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay’s Dark Side Revealed; Staten Island Pizza Conquers the WorldAccording to a revealing new profile by Heat author Bill Buford, Gordon Ramsay isn’t a bad guy, “but he does get angry, helplessly and uncontrollably angry — not an earthly anger but something darker — and has trouble knowing how to stop.” [NYer] State legislator proposes an A through F system of grading restaurant hygiene, but the Department of Health is against it. [amNY] A Staten Island pizzeria beats out a field of 65 from six countries to win the 23rd International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas. It’s Denino’s, right? Joe and Pat’s? No. It’s Goodfella’s Brick Oven Pizza. [NYDN]