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    Portale Is a Neighborhood Spot With Modest Ambitions and Praiseworthy PastaIt’s Alfred Portale’s eponymous second act.
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    Nami Nori Is Cheap, Delicious, and Made for MillennialsThis improbable hit sushi restaurant focuses on temaki hand rolls that will slide neatly into your Instagram feed.
  3. enough is enough
    10 Restaurant Trends We Never Want to See AgainTedious “innovations” our restaurant critic hopes to not encounter in 2020.
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    The Absolute Best New Restaurants of 2019A diner’s dozen.
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    Gotham Bar and Grill’s Modern Makeover Is Purely CulinaryTrying to keep the Old Guard happy while developing a new crowd of regulars is no easy task.
  6. field notes
    A Restaurant Critic Crashes the White House Turkey PardonThis increasingly tired, loony ritual is the perfect window into the madcap, farcical spirit of the Trump White House.
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    A Restaurant Critic Walks Into a Wegmans …Adam Platt finds high-end cocktails, lots of parking, and an unnervingly chipper staff.
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    Hutong’s Pan-Regional Fare Competes With the SceneryIf you’re in the market for posh, often very good Chinese cooking in midtown, you could do worse.
  10. field notes
    In Defense of Wasp CookingAdam Platt takes a stand for his ancestral cuisine.
  11. book excerpt
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    The Absolute Best Upscale Seafood Restaurants in New YorkPiscatory pleasures from France, Spain, Italy, Thailand, and old New York.
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  17. field notes
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  18. chef shuffle
    After 34 Years, a Neighborhood Loses Its Favorite ChefFor the first time since 1985, Alfred Portale is not running the kitchen at Gotham Bar & Grill.
  19. restaurant review
    Finally, a Serious, Sophisticated Seafood Restaurant at the SeaportGlobally accented menu meets picturesque coastal setting at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Fulton.
  20. field notes
    Dinner With the NomaheadsOur critic joins the mold-eating cult of the world’s leading culinary demigod.
  21. restaurant review
    Momofuku Brings Seoul to Hudson YardsHomestyle Korean cooking with cheffy touches propels Kāwi beyond its generic mall setting.
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    Crown Shy Brings Uncommon Finesse to FidiChef James Kent’s precise, seasonal brand of cooking is on display at this deceptively ambitious new restaurant.
  23. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Veggie Burgers in New YorkFrom vegan restaurants to newfangled burger stands, here’s where to get the best meat-bomb alternatives.
  24. restaurant review
    Thomas Keller’s TAK Room Provides Plenty of Retro (and Pricey) PleasureHis destination restaurant in Hudson Yards is outlandishly expensive and curiously satisfying.
  25. restaurant review
    Au Cheval’s New York Outpost Seems More Familiar Than FreshThe eagerly awaited restaurant, which opened recently in Tribeca, has the kind of uneven, sometimes slapdash execution you often see at franchises.
  26. restaurant review
    At Korean Hot-Pot Restaurant O:N, the Appetizers Nearly Upstage the Main EventChef Namhyung Woo’s menu shares an elevated fusion touch with places like Atoboy and Atomix, which belong to the same restaurant group.
  27. best of new york
    The Absolute Best French Restaurants in New YorkThe places to go for grand, old-style Parisian service, elaborate sauces (and flower arrangements), and puffy dessert soufflés.
  28. taste test
    Really Philly Cheesesteaks Arrive in New York — Are They Any Good?“At its best, the cheesesteak is a forbidden, slummy pleasure.”
  29. restaurant review
    Oxalis Is Not Your Garden-Variety Neighborhood BistroYoung chef Nico Russell has ambition and creativity to spare at his fine-dining restaurant in Crown Heights.
  30. restaurant review
    Rocco DiSpirito Makes a Nostalgic Return to the Kitchen at the Standard GrillThe TV chef is back with a carefully orchestrated menu of cream-drenched pastas, white-jacket service, and old-fashioned steaks and chops.
  31. best of new york 2019
    The Best of New York Eating 2019Vegan Arabic sandwiches, Hunan charcuterie, and French onion soup.
  32. first taste
    A New Vietnamese Beef Feast Demands a CrowdAdam Platt checks in on an East Village newcomer.
  33. restaurant review
    At Leonti, Silver-Dome Dining Meets Bean SoupThe ambitious Upper West Side restaurant has a short, focused menu, filled with northerly Italian specialties.
  34. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Sushi in New YorkThe arrival of top Tokyo talent has transformed the omakase scene.
  35. first taste
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  36. restaurant review
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  37. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Tasting Menus in New YorkThe top spots tend to be small and intimate chef’s counters where you can watch your dinner take shape.
  38. restaurant review
    Sushi Noz Is High Sushi TheaterEverything, from the room to the performatory cooking itself, is designed to transport you straight to Japan — or an idealized version of it.
  39. announcements
    Introducing New York’s New (Star-Free) Restaurant and Bar RatingsThis week, we roll out a system we think is simpler and more in tune with the way New Yorkers want to eat.
  40. enough already!
    10 Dining Trends We’re Tired OfThe year was filled with excellent new restaurants; it was also filled with some truly irritating gimmicks.
  41. best of new york
    The Absolute Best New Restaurants of 2018A diner’s dozen.
  42. restaurant review
    The New Four Seasons Feels Stuck in the PastThe talented young chef Diego Garcia and a $30 million space aren’t quite enough to revitalize a relocated restaurant.
  43. restaurant review
    Missy Robbins’s Misi Is Hit-and-MissBy restricting her menu to a lean framework of vegetables and pastas, has she stripped down Italian cuisine too much for jaded New York palates?
  44. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants on the Upper East SideAn artful new arrival and lots of comfortable (if pricey) old standbys.
  45. first taste
    Zauo Is the New Restaurant Where the Fish Might Just Be Too FreshOur restaurant critic catches his own meal on West 24th Street.
  46. restaurant review
    Fanciful Wood-Fired Mexican Is the Name of the Game at Greenpoint’s OxomocoThe cooking is trendy, crowd-pleasing, and accomplished.
  47. restaurant review
    Atomix Redeems the Often Stale Chef’s-Counter Tasting MenuWith Korean flavors and seasonal flair, Junghyun Park’s elaborate venture is clearly designed as a lofty, ambitious bookend to his Atoboy operation.
  48. restaurant review
    Sofreh Is a Modern New York Expression of Ancient Persian CuisineThe buzzed-about Brooklyn restaurant features elegant home-style cooking with an emphasis on small shared plates.
  49. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Midtown ManhattanMidtown Manhattan offers a whole menagerie of great dining choices, from upscale steak and seafood palaces to Bukharan Diamond District joints.
  50. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Prime Rib in New YorkThe elemental pleasures of blood, bone, and the lustrous top layers of deckle fat remain timeless and the same.
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