1. concessions
    David Chang Will Debut a New Burger at the U.S. OpenA custom-baked bing bun cushions two LaFrieda patties at Fuku’s U.S. Open outpost.
  2. What to Eat and Drink When You Go to This Year’s U.S. OpenOutstanding tacos, a bacon-ranch sandwich named in honor of John McEnroe, and plenty of rosé.
  3. Party
    Why It’s (Finally) Time for Restaurant Workers to Celebrate the HolidaysThe holidays are a distant, hazy memory for most, which is why this is the time people in the hospitality industry actually get to enjoy themselves.
  4. Cameos
    Why More Restaurants Than Ever Are Hosting Guest-Chef Pop-upsChef cameos can be fun, but they can also be an effective tool for recruiting and maintaining a talented staff.
  5. The Wild
    Inside the Intensely Secretive, Ultracompetitive World of Restaurant Foragers“They are crazy and tend to be reclusive … You never ask where they found what they foraged or they might never come back.”
  6. Pop-Ups
    This Wine Bar Makes NYC’s Most Carefully Considered New Cold BrewHow about some single-estate heirloom coffee beans and a quick whip of raisin-infused, organic milk?
  7. Wine
    How Natural Wine Lost Its Hippie Reputation and Became a Wine-List Must-Have“They’re not all cloudy or funky or taste like poop or shoes.”
  8. Slideshow
    103 Beautiful Dishes: The Most Visually Exciting Food in America Right NowGrub Street called up the country’s best chefs with one simple directive: Show us the most beautiful thing that’s on your menu right now.
  9. Booked
    The No-Reservations Generation Grows Up: How Bookings Came Back“I just felt so bad when I saw people standing out in the cold.”
  10. Valentine’s Day
    The Surprising Restaurant Economics of Valentine’s DayWhy busy restaurants might actually make less money than usual on February 14.
  11. Prep
    Wings, Beer, Spoodles: How a Buffalo Wild Wings Preps for Super Bowl Sunday40,000 wings, a couple hundred gallons of sauce, 100 more gallons of blue cheese and ranch, and a thing that’s not quite a spoon, not quite a ladle.
  12. Growing Pains
    Veggie Fight: The Lengths Chefs Go to Secure New York’s Finest Produce“Some chefs push to the front, like, ‘Hey do you have my order?’ That doesn’t work.”
  13. How Bazaar
    The Rise of New York’s Grand, Glorious Modern Food HallsFood halls and markets are quickly becoming both vendors’ and diners’ preferred places for assembling some of New York’s very best food.
  14. Foodievents
    Smorg Jr. Debuts This Weekend With Fried Hamburgers and Indian-Mexican TacosExpect fried Thai-style pork hock tacos, or beef-tongue Reuben-style versions.
  15. Grub Guides
    7 Places for Bugs: Grub Street’s Guide to Eating Actual GrubsA host of restaurants offering delicacies like grasshopper tacos, ant-flavored cocktails, or even traditional Thai silkworms.
  16. Foodievents
    10th Annual Vendy Awards Season Begins TodayExpect a particularly festive season this year, because the Vendy Cup is 10.
  17. Coming Soon
    Four & Twenty Blackbirds Opening Massive New Pie Wonderland This SummerOwners Emily and Melissa Elsen plan to open a 3,000-square-foot mixed use facility in August.
  18. Sweet Homecomings
    Meet the New York Chef Who Opened Birmingham’s Hottest Pizza PlaceChef John Hall went back to his Alabama hometown, and he’s part of the next generation of progressive southern chefs.
  19. Openings
    Four & Twenty Blackbirds’ Brooklyn Public Library Café Opens TodayJust in time for Pi Day, naturally.
  20. Coming Soon
    Four & Twenty Blackbirds’s Elsen Sisters Opening Brooklyn Public LibraryTwo sets of sibling-chefs are teaming up on the project.
  21. Foodievents
    First of the 2013 Vendy Award Nominees AnnouncedThe awards ceremony goes down on September 7 in Industry City.
  22. Video Feed
    Watch an Exclusive Clip From Hey Bartender, Which Delves Into the MindsBartenders are sustained by cigarettes and tater tots, which help make them some of the nicest people you’ll ever meet.
  23. Coffee Buzz
    LIC’s Sweetleaf Coffee Expands to WilliamsburgIt opens Monday in a caffeine-saturated corner of the ‘burg.
  24. Urban Farming
    BrightFarms Wants to Keep New Yorkers in Hydroponic VeggiesA planned 100,000-square-foot rooftop farm in Sunset Park should help.
  25. Menu Changes
    What to Eat on Untitled’s À La Carte Dinner Menu, Launching ThursdayHow about some lamb meatballs or a trout BLT?
  26. Menu Changes
    Danny Meyer’s Untitled Will Forgo Prix Fixe Dinners for À La CarteLater this month, the restaurant will say buh-bye to their $46 evening meal.
  27. Openings
    Burger on Smith Lands in the BK, With Grass-Fed Beef and New Mexico ChiliesIts trademark burger — Cheddar cheese and horseradish-chive aïoli on a Portuguese muffin — has already racked up accolades in the borough.
  28. Booze News
    Jason Denton’s Indie Food and Wine Will Serve Booze From a Rolling BarNew York gets yet more boozing at the movies. Do we detect a trend?
  29. Quote of the Day
    Danny Meyer Extends OWS Olive BranchBut it’s going to cost.
  30. Coming Soon
    More Details and a Peek at Onegin, Opening on Sixth Avenue Later This MonthThe Russian place is not affiliated with Rasputin after all.