MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Jason Diamond

  1. openings
    A New Pizza Joint That Feels Like It’s Been There ForeverConsidering the almighty slice at Mo’s General in Williamsburg.
  2. what to eat
    What It Means to Be a ‘Jewish’ Restaurant Right NowMore chefs and owners are working to explore our ancestors’ complicated flavors.
  3. reopening
    Neighbors Rallied to Save Their Restaurants. Can They Keep the Party Going?“There have been a lot of happy tears.”
  4. essays
    What Is Shiva Now?Why the new movie Shiva Baby makes one writer miss a very specific kind of eating.
  5. closings
    Good-bye to Mission Dolores, a Perfect Bar for EverythingThe bar, in a converted auto garage, straddled the literal and figurative barriers of its surrounding neighborhoods.
  6. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  7. closings
    Good-bye to the City Bakery, a Place That Actually Felt Like a Nora Ephron MovieThe home of the pretzel croissant managed to be quaint, familiar, and luxurious all at once.
  8. closings
    Good-bye to Sidewalk Cafe, a Horrible Place That New York Will Miss DearlyIt was a café where weirdos and dreamers could try to make a piece of this city their own.
  9. openings
    Why Bill Murray’s Kid’s New Restaurant Is Worth Taking SeriouslyHomer Murray has paid his dues in a very tough industry.