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    Gael Greene Invented the Modern Restaurant CriticThe author and longtime food writer has passed away at the age of 88.
  2. the year i ate new york
    S&P Is a Worthy Successor to Eisenberg’s“A tuna melt here is like a grand soufflé at La Caravelle.”
  3. field notes
    A Final Trip to Papaya King on the Eve of Its Likely DestructionThe iconic hot-dog counter’s days appear numbered.
  4. q&a
    Chef Flynn McGarry Is Done Being a ProdigyIt’s been a long, strange journey from precocious culinary whiz kid to grizzled big-city restaurateur.
  5. exits
    Our Restaurant Critic Says Good-byeAfter 22 years and one zillion meals, it’s time to move over.
  6. restaurant review
    Nudibranch Displays an Accomplished Sense of Personal StyleSoba and so much more.
  7. restaurant review
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  8. restaurant review
    The Hotel Chelsea’s El Quijote Is Back and Better Than EverFew revivals have been more successful or unexpected than that of the 1930s-era Spanish restaurant.
  9. first taste
    The $30 Steakhouse DinnerSkirt Steak offers a familiar combo of charred meat, all-you-can-eat fries, and long lines to get in.
  10. restaurant review
    Culinary Time Travel With Some Bumps in the Road at Commerce Inn“I couldn’t help pining for a proper pub burger … or even a helping of mashed potatoes.”
  11. restaurant review
    Victoria Blamey Leaves Burgers Behind at MenaThe Chilean-born chef wants to challenge a crowd as much as please it.
  12. restaurant review
    Beautiful Food and Bountiful Portions at Al BadawiAn exciting new Palestinian restaurant arrives on Atlantic Avenue.
  13. interview
    Anthony Mangieri Is Done Chasing the ImpossibleUna Pizza Napoletana reopens, and its founder has a new approach to his craft.
  14. restaurant review
    Tasting Mennui at SagaThe views are spectacular, but the cooking treads familiar high-end territory.
  15. interviews
    The Indefatigable Jonathan WaxmanAfter 50 years in the fire, what could Barbuto’s chef possibly have left to prove?
  16. restaurant review
    Next-Gen Chinese at Bonnie’sBonnie’s deftly riffs on Mom’s Cantonese cooking, Hong Kong diners, and Mickey D’s.
  17. restaurant review
    Porcelain Has Destination-Worthy “Vaguely Asian” FoodThe Korean-Chinese fusion cooking at the Ridgewood restaurant has a modestly elegant style.
  18. restaurant review
    Dining and Dashing at SemmaAttempting to savor South Indian delights during a COVID surge.
  19. rip
    Good-bye to Ed Schoenfeld, a Man Who Changed the Way New York AteThe restaurateur and food-world impresario has passed away.
  20. where to eat
    Adam Platt’s 12 Best Restaurants of 2021New York Magazine’s restaurant critic eats his way through a changing city, reconnecting with old favorites and discovering new ones.
  21. restaurant review
    Lodi Brings a Touch of Milano to MidtownIgnacio Mattos’s menu is filled with elevated, expertly sourced classics mostly from the north of Italy.
  22. restaurant review
    Review: Hillary Sterling’s Wood-Fired Cooking Shines at Ci SiamoThe food seems designed to lure New Yorkers out of their apartments and back into crowded dining rooms.
  23. interviews
    Daniel Rose Is Ready for Some MagicAs the chef’s hit restaurant reopens, our restaurant critic asks whether there’s still a market for this style of grand French dining.
  24. restaurant review
    Restaurant Review: Hawksmoor Is a Steakhouse Where You Can Order the FishLike the best modern steak joints, the British import is more proper restaurant than beef specialist.
  25. restaurant review
    Restaurant Review: Down Home and Meat Free at CadenceChef Shenarri Freeman channels the spirit of soul food using only plants (and Beyond Meat).
  26. restaurant review
    Dame Is Redefining the Upscale Seafood RestaurantChef Ed Szymanski serves full-flavored cooking with mom-and-pop attention to detail.
  27. field notes
    Who Wants Caviar at a Time Like This?Fine dining confronts a perilous new threat: irrelevance.
  28. restaurant review
    Daniel Boulud’s Le Pavillon Is Everything You’d ExpectBut are we ready for it yet?
  29. restaurant review
    Iris Is an Unexpected and Welcome Oasis in MidtownJohn Fraser is cooking wonderful Greek and Turkish food again.
  30. restaurant review
    Carne Mare Is a Lavish Throwback to Pre-Pandemic, Pre-Plant-Based TimesThere’s uni on the rice balls and caviar on the mozzarella sticks.
  31. restaurant review
    Barbecue Bliss in the BronxHudson Smokehouse is worth a trip from any borough.
  32. restaurant review
    CheLi Is an East Village Mecca For Shanghainese Fare Both Ancient and Modern“This place is authentic, Dad.”
  33. restaurant review
    At Gage & Tollner, Meticulous Preservation Meets (Just Enough) Innovation“The result feels like a kind of marvel.”
  34. reopening
    Does Eleven Madison Park’s Vegan-Friendly Menu Live Up to the Hype?An amateur vegan and a professional food critic debate the merits of chef Daniel Humm’s intricate vegetable cooking.
  35. restaurant review
    Francie’s Haute Comfort Cooking Is Subtly LavishFrom caviar and lobster to New York’s last remaining cheese cart.
  36. restaurant review
    The Future of Sushi?At Rosella, local and sustainable sourcing trumps traditional supply chains.
  37. field notes
    The Great IndoorsA critic reacclimates to the now-unfamiliar terrain of the dining room.
  38. 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.
  39. first taste
    Oxomoco’s Stylish, Plant-Based Offshoot in GreenpointAt Xilonen, you’ll find a stately parade of vegan tacos, tamales, and quesadillas.
  40. 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.
  41. first taste
    Two Hanoi House Vets Are Bringing Vietnamese Classics to the Upper West SideBánh Vietnamese Shop House makes destination bánh mìs and more.
  42. closings
    Good-bye to Eisenberg’s and Its Resolutely Retro SandwichesManhattan’s fabled sandwich counter has gone cold — for now.
  43. first taste
    A Stylish Streetery and a Taste of Rome at ForsythiaThe fresh pasta is the thing at this unlikely new Lower East Side destination.
  44. interviews
    Marco Canora Is Ready For a Little Optimism“We need some encouragement, and we need some positivity.”
  45. guest chefs
    Stone Barns Center’s Guest Chefs Bring Fresh Flavors to Fine DiningShola Olunloyo’s tasting menus conjured West Africa by way of the Hudson.
  46. closings
    Good-bye to Flora Bar, a Restaurant That Will Be Impossible to Re-createOwner Ignacio Mattos announced his uptown dining room won’t reopen.
  47. chinatown
    A Restaurant Critic Treads a Familiar Chinatown PathOn the cusp of the Lunar New Year and after COVID-19 upended the neighborhood, Adam Platt searches for signs of rebirth (and his favorite dumplings).
  48. first taste
    Pecking House’s Chinese Fried ChickenA poultry pop-up with secret passwords.
  49. encounter
    Guy Fieri Is America’s Most Misunderstood ChefA trip to the ranch with the morale-boosting Mayor of Flavortown.
  50. field notes
    The Best Meals I Ate in 2020Our critic finds some comforts in a heartbreaking year.
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