father's day 2021

The Best Gifts for Foodie Dads

Foolproof ideas for the dad who says the quickest way to his heart is through his stomach.
  1. the grub street diet
    Lisa Lucas’s Foolproof Pick-Me-Up Is a Filet-O-Fish“I probably tricked myself into thinking that it’s the most virtuous thing on the menu.”
  2. this thing’s incredible
    The Secret Ingredient to My Cocktails (and Breakfast) Is This Dehydrator“The taste of whatever spirit is poured, be it a $10 bourbon or $100 Scotch, is made better by just one dehydrated orange slice.”
  3. openings
    All Night Skate Channels the Roller-Rink Parties of YesteryearThe retro-style bar has Pop Rock cocktails and a discount for showing up in skates.
  4. chains
    Unlikely Public-Health Advocate McDonald’s Wants to Help America Get VaxxedIf free doughnuts couldn’t do it, maybe informative coffee cups can?
  5. reopening
    As NYC Eases Restaurant Restrictions, Workers Brace for the Summer of Hedonism“Of course we want more business, but we don’t want a free-for-all.”
  6. encounter
    Natasha Pickowicz Wants to Get Into the DanknessThe pastry chef is in no rush to return to restaurants.
  7. supply chain
    At One White Street, They Don’t Write the Menu. They Plant It.“I don’t want to go to the farmers’ market at Union Square and fight for the same sunchoke that’s on every other menu.”
  8. chef shuffle
    Michael White Is Out at the Altamarea Restaurant GroupThe chef leaves a sprawling business empire that includes Marea, Ai Fiori, and more.
  9. revivals
    5 Lost Drinks and Dishes, RediscoveredCoronavirus culinary casualties that happily can be found elsewhere, including Pegu Club cocktails and Bar Sardine’s burger.
  10. the grub street diet
    Matt Sweeney Is a Vibe Guy“I put vibe over fancy food almost any day, for sure.”
  11. kicking the tires
    Michelin Is Awarding Stars Again. Here’s the Full List of New York Winners.After a COVID-related delay, the company’s latest rankings offer a few surprises.
  12. big delivery
    5 Big Reasons the Delivery ‘Boom’ May Soon Go BustA new study shows that 2020 was more of a bust for third-party platforms.
  13. veggies
    Why Daniel Humm’s Decision to Eliminate Meat Is a Huge DealHe’s not the first chef to embrace plant-based eating, but he has a singular platform to explain its benefits.
  14. field notes
    The Great IndoorsA critic reacclimates to the now-unfamiliar terrain of the dining room.
  15. reopenings
    The High-Design Return of Henrietta HudsonNew York’s longest-operating lesbian bar is back in business.
  16. reopening
    NYC’s Summer of Hedonism Will Start Even Earlier Than Expected, Cuomo SaysThe governor wants to have everything back at full capacity before the end of the month.
  17. veggies
    Eleven Madison Park Will Reopen Next Month With a Fully Plant-Based Menu“It was clear that after everything we all experienced this past year, we couldn’t open the same restaurant.”
  18. beef
    Two Customers Were Shot at Peter Luger Last NightBoth, thankfully, are expected to survive.
  19. the grub street diet
    Haley Nahman Is ‘Very’ Anti-Parfait“I don’t think yogurt should be vertical.”
  20. snack time
    Kuih Cafe Is a Showcase for Malaysian Sweets and Snacks“I’ll make a point to go there whenever I’m in Chinatown.”
  21. reopening
    NYC Rejoices As COVID ‘Snack’ Rule Is Set to End and Bar Seating ReturnsNew Yorkers can once again order a drink without the need to get a sandwich, too.
  22. reopening
    Everything You Need to Know About Eating in Restaurants Right NowThe world has changed. So have dining rooms.
  23. reports
    What You Need to Know About the Troubling Times Report on the Willows InnAnother star chef, and another spate of horrifying allegations.
  24. restaurant revitalization fund
    How to Apply for the SBA’s $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization FundRegistration begins this Friday.
  25. the group portrait
    Photo: The Activists Bringing Justice to CannabisThey believe legalization isn’t about weed but about equity and restitution.
  26. people’s choice
    The Best Air Fryers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I didn’t want to believe the hoopla about this air fryer, but all of the positive reviews were on point.”
  27. beer me
    The Insane Fight Against ‘Plant-Based’ Foods and DrinksTaking on Big Cabbage.
  28. restaurant review
    India Off the Beaten PathFor their latest venture, Dhamaka, the owners of Queens hit Adda delve deeply into the country’s most local pleasures.
  29. the office
    Looking Back at the Truly Debauched Office Holiday PartyAfter cocktails in the conference room, it could get a little sleazy.
  30. the grub street diet
    Laurie Woolever Loves a Raspberry-Butterscotch Sundae“This was upsetting to people.”
  31. recovery efforts
    Chef Rawlston Williams Starts St. Vincent Volcano Relief InitiativeThe Caribbean native is building an on-island community kitchen to help feed his compatriots.
  32. openings
    A Guide to NYC Restaurants That Have Opened During the Pandemic78 new cafes, sandwich counters, cocktail bars, neighborhood bakeries, and plenty more.
  33. underground gourmet quick bite
    Cafedelia Brings a Georgian Feast to Greenwich VillageThe khinkali have landed on 8th Street.
  34. openings
    Inside Stretch, Wylie Dufresne’s Sold-out Pizza Pop-up“I was like, You know what, this pizza oven’s here. Why don’t I make pizza?
  35. sustainability
    Spare Tonic Is Taking the Waste Out of WheyBy finding commercial value in a by-product of yogurt-making, a new canned beverage tackles food waste.
  36. shopping
    The Gloriously Filthy Allure of Horny Groceries“It’s hot — and it’s nothing like going to Whole Foods.”
  37. encounter
    Meet America’s Only Producer of Korean MakgeolliAlice Jun can’t wait to have you in her taproom.
  38. the grub street diet
    Jason Concepcion Is Still Working Through His Early-Pandemic Pasta Purchase“I’ve always had an affinity for the cuisine of the Italians.”
  39. chinatown conversations
    What It’s Like to Work in Chinatown Right Now“I get looked at a little differently. I feel the stares on me.”
  40. summer of hedonism
    Confirmed: It Will Now Be the Summer of the Cosmopolitan“It’s such a democratic drink.”
  41. the job market
    Jobs Are Returning to New York’s Restaurants. Will Workers?“Everyone was saying, ‘Good luck. It’s been hell.’”
  42. encounter
    Talking Papaya Salad and Scalloped Potatoes With Pepper TeigenA quick cooking lesson with Chrissy’s spice-loving mom.
  43. first taste
    Oxomoco’s Stylish, Plant-Based Offshoot in GreenpointAt Xilonen, you’ll find a stately parade of vegan tacos, tamales, and quesadillas.
  44. closings
    Del Posto Is a GonerIt was once the crown jewel of the Batali-Bastianich restaurant group. Now, chef Melissa J. Rodriguez and GM Jeff Katz will transform it.
  45. chefs to watch
    Ha’s Dac Biet Is a Pop-up With PanacheAnthony Ha and Sadie Mae Burns are making a name for themselves and their brand of “Vietnamese bistro” cooking.
  46. destination dining
    Vaxx, Then SnacksWhat to eat near five major vaccine sites, including Javits Center, Yankee Stadium, and Citi Field.
  47. the grub street diet
    Silvia Killingsworth Respects a Pittsburgh Salad“… pickled banana peppers, shredded cheese, and, yes, French fries.”
  48. features
    A Hot New Restaurant Moved In. That Made Its Neighbors Nervous.A gentrification battle erupts in Ridgewood.
  49. field notes
    What Will NYC Restaurants Look Like After the Pandemic? Miami Offers a Preview.Our restaurant critic takes in the scene on South Beach.
  50. small-business stories
    The Bronx Bodega Founded by a Former Music Executive“You have to support the people who support you.”
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